COVID

March 18, 2021
Nursing home COVID deaths plummet as vaccine rolls out

Nursing home COVID deaths plummet as vaccine rolls out

The abrupt decline in new cases and deaths in nursing homes has provided as dramatic, national proof that the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines can tame the pandemic. The federal government shipped vaccines to nursing homes a week or more before most other groups. The statistics now show that even giving the first dose of the [...]
February 23, 2021
Fast-spreading COVID strains pose challenge for vaccination efforts

Fast-spreading COVID strains pose challenge for vaccination efforts

by Peter Aleshire, consulting publications editor   A rush of new vaccines and the rise of new COVID-19 strains offers both hope and hardship for the effort to contain the pandemic and return to some version of normal life. As of Wednesday, the pace of vaccinations in the U.S. had increased up to about 1.6 [...]
February 4, 2021

Amazon selling COVID-19 test by DxTerity

Online retailer Amazon is now selling at-home COVID-19 tests as cases rise across the nation and Arizona, the state now ranked as the highest for new cases in the United States. The […]
February 4, 2021

COVID-19 tests for international travel: Questions and answers

In a Jan. 26 news conference about a new COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers entering the United States, the U.S. Department of State and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had […]
February 4, 2021

He lost 11 family members to COVID-19. Faith keeps this Phoenix chef moving forward

Phoenix catering company Tamales y Tacos Puebla closed when the family got COVID-19. After his dad’s death, owner Ricardo Aguirre returns to work.         Source link
February 4, 2021

First cases of UK COVID-19 variant detected in Arizona

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH), Pinal County Public Health Services District, and Arizona State University (ASU) reported today that the […]
February 4, 2021

Phoenix catering family perseveres after losing relatives to COVID-19

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February 4, 2021

Phoenix live music venues sell T-shirts, hoodies for COVID-19 relief

It’s still not safe to see a show, but you can help your favorite local venue through the next few months of being closed for COVID while treating yourself to […]
February 4, 2021

Date ideas during COVID-19 in Arizona

As if finding a creative idea to celebrate Valentine’s Day wasn’t difficult enough, this year lovebirds have to navigate the public health challenges of a global pandemic.  The rise in […]
February 4, 2021

Garth Brooks again postpones sold-out Las Vegas concert due to COVID

In March 2020, a year after breaking the attendance record at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Garth Brooks sold out Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in 75 minutes. That concert, […]
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