Stories tagged: "COVID-19"


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Here’s What to Know About the Child Tax Credit Money That Parents Started Receiving This Week

Arizona families with children could start to see hundreds of dollars in extra monthly payments in their bank accounts or mailboxes later this week.

US President Joe Biden speaks after visiting a mobile vaccination unit at the Green Road Community Center in  Raleigh, North Carolina on June 24, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
With 45% of NC Adults Unvaccinated, President Biden Implores North Carolinians to Get Their Shot

New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are down in North Carolina, but so is the number of new shots.

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Masks, Vaccines, and Curriculum Concerns Are Prompting Confrontations in Arizona School Districts

A school board meeting in Scottsdale was cut short after a group of attendees erupted in anger after being asked to wear masks.

Junior Molly Day gets her first Pfizer Biontech COVID vaccine at Ridley High School on May 3, 2021 in Ridley, Pa. "It feels good, I'm happy I can protect myself and other," Day said after getting the shot.  (Photo by Pete Bannan/MediaNews Group/Daily Times via Getty Images)
FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine for Kids 12 and Up

The US Food and Drug Administration expanded its emergency use authorization of the Pfizer vaccine on Monday, taking a huge step in the overall vaccination effort and bringing incalculable relief to many parents. It’s the news so many have been waiting for: Children 12 and older can now safely get the COVID-19 vaccine. The US...

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‘We Survived it’: Michigan Business Owner Made it Through a Year of Unpredictability

A local Michigan store owner gets a second chance of opening her business as we see economic growth with more pandemic support than ever before.

When Will Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Be Used Again in Virginia?

RICHMOND-Over a week after Virginia ceased using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, questions still remain.

Vaccine Works Against New COVID-19 Strains
Southwest Virginia Has A COVID-19 Problem, Ballad Officials Warn

WISE – Ballad Health’s Chief Operating Officer Eric Deaton took the podium Wednesday for the first press briefing in two months. The reason came as a grim reminder: COVID-19 is still in Southwest Virginia.