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A Coronavirus Vaccine Is Here, But Precautions Still Necessary, Experts Say

[ad_1] Even as the coronavirus vaccine begins to roll out across the nation, health care providers say basic COVID-19 precautions like wearing masks, social distancing and getting tested will be necessary for months to come. Dr. John Raymond, president and CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin, said the vaccines are …

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As Coronavirus Vaccines Are Distributed To Hospitals, 77 More People Hospitalized In Wisconsin

[ad_1] New reports of COVID-19 cases are on the decline in Wisconsin, based on the latest data published by the state Department of Health Services.  DHS reported 2,122 new cases of the disease Monday, bringing the average for the past seven days to 3,509 daily cases.  One week ago, the average was 3,871 daily …

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State, Rural Health Officials Don’t Expect Issues Distributing Coronavirus Vaccine To Rural Wisconsin

[ad_1] State and rural health officials are not anticipating many challenges with distribution of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to rural areas of the state, which is expected to arrive sometime this week.  Rural health care providers had worried rural hospitals would not have enough dry ice or super cold freezers to …

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Wisconsin Health Care Workers First To Get Coronavirus Shots

[ad_1] Eleven months after Wisconsin had its first confirmed case of COVID-19, a vaccine made by Pfizer that can prevent the disease has arrived in the state and is being given to frontline health care workers. Gov. Tony Evers applauded the momentous occasion Monday. “Since the early days in the pandemic, …

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COVID-19 Changed Science Forever – The Atlantic

[ad_1] This article was published online on December 14, 2020. 1. In fall of 2019, exactly zero scientists were studying COVID‑19, because no one knew the disease existed. The coronavirus that causes it, SARS‑CoV‑2, had only recently jumped into humans and had been neither identified nor named. But by the …

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In Wisconsin, The Wait For Coronavirus Vaccine Is A New Public Health Problem

[ad_1] Some have called a coronavirus vaccine “salvation in a syringe.” It can’t come soon enough for Dr. Neil Bard, who still remembers the fear of polio during an outbreak in the 1950s. “People got paralyzed from polio,” he recalled. “I remember being taken by my parents — rushed — …

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Photos: The Reality of the Current Coronavirus Surge

[ad_1] As the number of cases of COVID-19 worldwide nears 65 million, and the number of deaths attributed to the disease approaches 1.5 million, many countries are enduring a crushing surge in numbers. The toll on health-care workers, families, and the victims of the disease has been enormous. Gathered below …

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Wisconsin Health Officials Prepare For Coronavirus Vaccines

[ad_1] Vaccines to protect against COVID-19 are getting closer to possible federal approval, and state health officials are deciding who will get a limited supply of initial doses and how to distribute it. State and federal advisory committees will meet separately on Tuesday to discuss the next steps in getting …

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Not again! Economy faces another stiff test from record coronavirus surge

[ad_1] Americans are hoping for a much better year in 2021. This year can’t get much worse with coronavirus cases exploding again. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images The U.S. economy was supposed to struggle after most federal aid expired in July. It didn’t. Then it was supposed to hit a wall …

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Badgers Prepare For Return After Coronavirus Outbreak

[ad_1] The No. 13 Wisconsin Badgers haven’t played a game since they opened their season Oct. 23. But that’s set to change Saturday, when they’ll face the Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor. During the layoff, more than two dozen players and staff members tested positive for the coronavirus. University of …

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