MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz announced a pilot program on Monday to vaccinate teachers, child care workers and individuals over 65 as the state aims to expand its coronavirus vaccine rollout amid concerns of a limited supply of doses from the federal government.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California counties begged for more coronavirus vaccine as the state added a potential 4 to 6 million people to those eligible for the sought-after doses.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota launched a dashboard Tuesday to provide more information on the status of the state's vaccination efforts.
MEXICO CITY — Mexico has posted another daily record for newly confirmed coronavirus cases, with 16,105 new infections reported Saturday, and a near-record of 1,135 deaths related to COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour period.
The desperately awaited vaccination drive against the coronavirus in the U.S. is running into resistance from an unlikely quarter: Surprising numbers of health care workers who have seen firsthand the death and misery inflicted by COVID-19 are refusing shots.
New York’s governor threatened to fine hospitals if they don't use their allotment of COVID-19 vaccine fast enough. His South Carolina counterpart warned health care workers they have until Jan. 15 to get a shot or move to the back of the line. California’s governor wants to use dentists to vaccinate people.
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is extending stringent distancing rules for two more weeks as authorities seek to suppress a viral resurgence, while confirming its first case of an apparently more contagious coronavirus variant detected in South Africa.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday received the first of two COVID-19 vaccine shots while some top Republican officials passed, for now, because not all health care workers and nursing home residents have received theirs.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Additional restrictions that were imposed in Pennsylvania almost three weeks ago to combat the COVID-19 pandemic will expire as expected early next week, Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority Friday reported 908 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and seven deaths Friday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 4,000 frontline health care workers in Minnesota have already received their first coronavirus vaccinations, and the state expects to have received nearly 250,000 doses from the two approved manufacturers by the end of the month, officials said Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor and top health official called Tuesday for continued precautions to slow the coronavirus spread over the Christmas holiday even as pressure has eased on hospitals across the state with slight declines in COVID-19 illnesses in recent weeks.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will need far more doses of coronavirus vaccines than it's set to receive in the coming days to start giving shots to all residents 75 or older, officials at a major health care system said Monday, as the state reported its worst seven-day spike in COVID-19 deaths of the pandemic.
These 5 charts outline the COVID-19 vaccine and how it will be distributed as U.S. health workers start getting their shots. Plus, see scenes from vaccination sites.
CLAIM: Video shows health care worker faking giving the COVID-19 vaccine in England with a “disappearing needle.”
The nation's first COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in states Monday morning, after the government gave the final go-ahead to the shots needed to end an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans.
In December a Starbucks customer "who identifies as a front-line responder to the COVID-19 outbreak" can get a free tall brewed coffee, hot or iced.