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Oregon vaccine rollout could reach general public by summer, health officials say

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Every adult Oregonian may qualify for COVID-19 vaccinations as soon as late this summer, Oregon state officials said Friday. Starting July 1, every adult Oregonian is expected to be eligible for a shot in the arm by the Oregon......

4 charts show how the UK’s coronavirus vaccine rollout is starting to work

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pharmacist, Murtaza Abdulkarim (L) administers a dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine to a patient at a temporary vaccination centre, staffed by pharmacists and pharmacist assistants, at the Al-Abbas Islamic Centre in Birmingham, West Midlands on February 4, 2021. Oli......

FDA authorizes Johnson & Johnson vaccine, set to begin shipping out this week

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A third vaccine is joining the race to vaccinate America against the coronavirus. The FDA authorized the Johnson & Johnson vaccine over the weekend, and is about to ship out. Errol Barnett has the latest. Source link To Return......

NY COVID vaccine rollout so bad people are finding appointments for strangers

Amy Klein “Can you talk about something else besides vaccines?” my friend Jeff said on the phone. I guess he could think about something else because he lives in California, where the vaccine rollout is smooth and he can simply wait for his doctor to call him when it’s his......

Rural Hospital Remains Entrenched in Covid ‘War’ Even Amid Vaccine Rollout

Lauren Weber Editor’s note: KHN wrote about St. James Parish Hospital in April, when it was experiencing its first surge of covid-19 patients. Ten months later, we checked in to see how the hospital and its staff were faring. This story also ran on The Guardian. It can be republished......

Mexico begins rocky rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations for elderly

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico on Monday began the task of vaccinating millions of senior citizens against the coronavirus, with dozens of Mexicans over 60 years old waiting in line for hours because of delays in administering shots. Mexico began vaccinating healthcare workers in late December, and is starting a......

Covid vaccine rollout gives CVS, Walgreens a chance to bring health care to communities of color

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Virginia Banks, an infectious disease specialist, is part of a group of Black physicians and scientists who are focused on ways to solve health-care disparities. Dr. Virginia Banks Dr. Virginia Banks says if the U.S. really wants to bring......

Florida’s Black population is getting left behind in vaccine rollout

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A CBS MoneyWatch investigation found evidence to suggest white Florida residents are more likely to receive the COVID-19 vaccine than the state’s Black residents. The investigation found that the discrepancy is mostly due to distribution policies, not hesitancy to......

Black and poor left behind in Florida’s vaccine rollout

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As Florida scrambles to vaccinate residents of the state against COVID-19, a key determinant in whether people are able to get a shot is whether they live in an area that is predominantly White and wealthy. One factor seemingly not......

Despite continued criticism, Pritzker touts vaccine rollout, plans to expand Phase 1B later this month

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here In nearly two months’ time, Illinois public health officials report more than 2.5 percent of the state’s population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but some continue to say more needs to be done. Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration announced more......

France Stalls Between Stubbornly High Infection Rates and Slow Vaccine Rollout

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here PONTOISE, France — In the town of Pontoise, which gently slopes upward from the Oise River about 15 miles northwest of Paris, Mayor Stéphanie Von Euw is laser-focused on her new vaccination center — a blocky, sand-colored recreational......

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