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COVID-19

How to really fix COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduling

In some states, getting a COIVD-19 vaccination appointment has felt like winning the lottery. Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Tinglong Dai, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing If you’ve tried to get a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, you know how frustrating the process can be. People are spending hours obsessively refreshing websites, hoping an

COVID-19

COVID vaccines and supplies delayed by severe weather across most of the U.S.

Winter storms engulfing much of the U.S. are delaying shipments of COVID-19 vaccines and supplies, forcing delays to long-awaited appointments for some residents of Arizona. The delays are the latest obstacle for health officials in the COVID-19 vaccination rollout, which has had to overcome misinformation, skepticism and ongoing scheduling issues. Shipments of both approved vaccines,

COVID-19

Volunteers Drive Operations At State-Run Vaccination Sites

Governor Doug Ducey this morning thanked volunteers at the State Farm Stadium vaccination site and received a briefing from Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ during a tour of the 24/7 site. To date, 146,709 vaccine doses have been administered at the state-run State Farm Stadium site. Arizona’s vaccination site at Phoenix

COVID-19

Why the next major hurdle to ending the pandemic will be about persuading people to get vaccinated

Maria Saravia, a worker at the University of Southern California’s Keck Hospital, adjusts her mother’s mask before her COVID-19 vaccination. Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images  Timothy Callaghan, Texas A&M University and Matt Motta, Oklahoma State University Today, more Americans hope to receive a COVID-19 vaccine than current vaccine supply will allow. Consequently, although

Opinion

Opinion: COVID-19 Is an Unprecedented Tragedy; It Also Made Medical History

Throughout 2020 and the initial weeks of 2021, we’ve all had an unwanted, front seat view of a deadly pandemic. But at the same time, we can’t ignore the fact that we’re also witnessing history-making medical achievements. Only months after the deadly outbreak began, not one but two highly-effective and remarkably safe vaccines are currently

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