Tag Archives: health care

Texas food banks face shortage of groceries during coronavirus recession

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Food banks across Texas are projecting food shortages in coming months due to the end of three key federal and state programs that …

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U.K. gears up for huge coronavirus vaccination program

[ad_1] LONDON — Shipments of the coronavirus vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech were delivered Sunday in the U.K. in super-cold containers, two days before it goes public in an immunization program that is being closely watched around the world. Around 800,000 doses of the vaccine were …

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Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 204 new cases, 1,065 new recoveries | Wyoming News

[ad_1] Coronavirus sample tubes are stored in a refrigerator at the Division of Health and Environment Combined Laboratories Facility in Cheyenne Friday, Sept. 4. Cayla Nimmo, Star-Tribune Star-Tribune staff On Saturday, 203 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update. The department announced one new …

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Coronavirus response | Ask the Admin: Safety of takeout | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Q: I have a friend who in other years I would call a germ-o-phobe. Not this year. He will not go through a drive-thru. When he gets takeout, he disinfects the boxes. Is this necessary? Can you get the virus from takeout? Currently, there is no evidence to suggest …

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Bank workers could get COVID vaccines before most Americans

[ad_1] The American Bankers Association is seeking vaccine prioritization for bank tellers and frontline community-bank employees. An earlier version of this story suggested that the industry group was seeking a broader prioritization for the financial industry, including traders. The story has been corrected. Frontline bank employees could get a shot …

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Texas teachers, school staff want coronavirus vaccine priority

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Education advocates are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to recognize teachers and school staff as front-line workers so they can be among the first …

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Coronavirus causes cancellation of El Paso’s Sun Bowl game

[ad_1] EL PASO — Before former Texas Longhorn Priest Holmes was an all-pro running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, before Thurman Thomas was a four-time AFC champion with the Buffalo Bills and before Burt Reynolds achieved Hollywood stardom for roles in “Deliverance,” “Smokey and the Bandit” and “Boogie Nights,” …

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What happened when the only ER doctor in a rural Colorado town caught coronavirus – The Colorado Sun

[ad_1] By John Daley, Colorado Public Radio Kurt Papenfus, a doctor in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, started to feel sick around Halloween. He developed a scary cough, intestinal symptoms and a headache. In the midst of a pandemic, the news that he had COVID-19 wasn’t surprising, but Papenfus’ illness would have repercussions …

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If Coloradans Can’t Control The Spread Of Coronavirus, Thousands More Could Die By The New Year

[ad_1] At the current level of transmission control plus a spike from Thanksgiving, Colorado could see an additional 2,600 deaths from the virus by New Years, according to state modeling. That’s not the worst-case scenario.  “Given the fact that we’ve experienced rising cases and hospitalizations, there’s no doubt that the …

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Texas may receive 1.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in December

[ad_1] Texas could receive coronavirus vaccine doses to give an initial dose to up to 1.4 million Texans in December, assuming U.S. health officials approve coronavirus vaccine candidates from drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has promised to send …

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