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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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Wisconsin crosses milestone of 4,000 deaths from COVID-19

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services says as of Saturday, the state has seen more than 4,000 deaths from COVID-19 since testing began earlier this year. The state hit the milestone after confirming its first case 311 days ago. The milestone comes as the state …

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Wisconsin coronavirus cases, deaths in line with 7-day averages

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported fewer than 4,000 new coronavirus cases Friday. The state received 11,045 test results and 34.93% of them were positive for 3,858 positive tests. That’s close to the 7-day average of 3,629 new cases per day, and the positivity …

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Wisconsin nears 4,000 COVID-19 deaths; death rate up for 3rd day

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – Wisconsin’s death rate climbed again… for a third straight day and for the fourth time in a week. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has 57 more COVID-19 deaths in Thursday’s report, which is very close to the 7-day average of 55 deaths a …

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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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Wisconsin reports 81 COVID-19 deaths; death rate up to 0.92%

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – Wisconsin’s death rate climbed again. It’s now 0.92% after the state recorded 81 more COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, the most in a week. The death rate hasn’t been this high in a month-and-a-half. Wisconsin is averaging 55 deaths a day over the past 7 days. …

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