Stories tagged: "Vaccine News"


Gillette Stadium is the Commonwealth' s first large-scale COVID-19 vaccination site, operated by CIC Health. (Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images. Graphic treatment by Denzel Boyd)
100 Million Vaccine Doses in 100 Days: Is Biden’s Plan Achievable?

Biden’s vaccine plan is intended to rectify the Trump administration’s dismal rollout, which largely left vaccine distribution to the states without giving them the necessary funding and resources.

A man wearing a face mask bicycles along Broad Street, Nov. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Surpasses 20,000 Coronavirus-Related Deaths

It took the state eight months to reach 10,000. It hit 20,000 eight weeks later.

Dana Hanson, assistant operations manager at Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire, holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine in preparation for giving out shots to fellow healthcare workers in the first group of recipients. (Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic.)
Supply Still Tight, but Seniors 65+ Will Be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Next Week

DHS asks for patience as Wisconsin’s weekly vaccine supply is still one-third of what the state should be getting.

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.

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.