Stories tagged: "covid vaccine"


Penny Cracas, right, with the Chester County, Pa., Health Department, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Robert Dando, a school district nurse, at the Chester County Government Services Center, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in West Chester. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Has the 5th Highest Number of Vaccine Doses, But Ranks 24th in Distribution. Why?

Pennsylvania health officials say there are several obstacles to distributing the coronavirus vaccines across the state. We take a look at what they are.

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Gov. Tom Wolf are concerned about coronavirus vaccine misinformation. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Pennsylvania Officials Push Facts on Vaccines

Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday warned Pennsylvanians to watch out for rumors and misinformation about the coronavirus vaccines on social media.

The addition of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the United States' arsenal of COVID vaccines—which so far includes one each from Pfizer and Moderna—could make vaccinating large amounts of people easier, once the supply is ready. (Photo by Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Johnson & Johnson’s COVID Vaccine Could Be Approved Soon. Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal.

If effective, Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine could quickly help large swaths of the United States develop immunity to COVID-19. That would be a game changer.

Healthcare workers will most likely be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines Now in Wisconsin

Tackling some frequently asked questions about vaccines.

The COVID vaccine rollout has been a mess, but that could change soon, according to experts.
America’s Vaccine Rollout Is a Mess, but Hope Is on the Horizon

The federal government has largely left vaccine distribution to the states without giving them the necessary resources or infrastructure, resulting in an under-funded, decentralized plan that has created the mess we see today.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants classrooms reopened by March 1, but  COVID vaccinations could make all the difference for school staff and students. (Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
Michigan’s March Deadline to Resume Classroom Instruction Sets Off Race for Vaccination

Parents are eager to get kids back in the classroom, and vaccinations could make the transition safer for everyone.

The City of Milwaukee is launching a COVID-19 "vaccination hub" at the Wisconsin Center. Mayor Tom Barrett said it will first be used for municipal employees but be expanded to the public "as soon as possible." (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Milwaukee Is Opening a Downtown ‘Vaccine Hub’

Mayor says it will open to the public “as soon as possible.” City workers in priority categories will go first.