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What We Know So Far – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Questions surrounding the coronavirus vaccine and allergic reactions heightened this week after a health care worker in Alaska developed a severe reaction requiring hospitalization shortly after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, despite having no history of allergies. Here’s what we know so far about the coronavirus vaccine and potential allergic …

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States Must Rapidly Deliver Coronavirus Vaccine To Frail Elders Living At Home

[ad_1] STONINGTON, CONNECTICUT – AUGUST 04: Cynthia Crawford, 86, tries to readjust the life in the small … [+] village of Stonington after leaving the state of Florida due to high coronavirus infection rates. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) Corbis via Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control …

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Some Chicago-Area Hospitals Still Waiting on Coronavirus Vaccine Shipments – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] As health care workers around the U.S. begin to receive the first vaccinations against the coronavirus, some hospitals across the Chicago area are still waiting on their shipments of the vaccine. A spokeswoman for Loyola University Medical Center in suburban Maywood said Wednesday that the hospital system was told …

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Colorado lawmaker who also works as ER nurse gets coronavirus vaccine, hopes to show others it’s safe – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] State Rep. Kyle Mullica, a Northglenn Democrat, recieves a dose of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. Mullica is also an emergency room nurse who has cared for COVID-19 patients for months. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun) Kyle Mullica, a state representative who also works as an …

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Inmates in Colorado, across the U.S. facing big coronavirus risks are not atop vaccine lists – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] By Colleen Slevin and Patty Nieberg, The Associated Press/Report for America Amber Johnson is terrified her 63-year-old father will get the coronavirus. He has high blood pressure, asthma and is pre-diabetic, and she worries he’s especially vulnerable as an inmate in Colorado, where outbreaks in prisons are raging. Prisons …

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These Are the First People Who Got the Coronavirus Vaccine in Chicago – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Five health care workers were the first people in Chicago to be vaccinated against the coronavirus on Tuesday in a moment the mayor called “history in the making.” The vaccinations took place at 10:30 a.m. at Loretto Hospital, located at 645 S. Central Ave. on the city’s West Side. …

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9 major takeaways from Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s COVID-19 briefing

[ad_1] LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held another COVID-19 briefing Tuesday (Dec. 15) to update the state’s handling of the virus. You can watch the full briefing in the video above. Whitmer was joined by Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive of the Michigan Department of Health and …

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First Coronavirus Vaccine in Illinois Outside Chicago to Be Administered in Peoria – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] The first coronavirus vaccination in Illinois outside of Chicago will be administered Tuesday at a hospital in Peoria with Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the state’s top health official observing. Health care workers at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, located at 1306 North Berkeley Avenue in Peoria will be the …

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Gov. Whitmer provides update on COVID-19 cases, response in Michigan

[ad_1] LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will provide an update Tuesday on the state’s response to COVID-19 and the efforts to slow the spread of the virus. Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and Michigan Attorney General Dana …

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