Vaccines Explained

In this Jan. 27, 2021, Associated Press file photo, Yvonne Gibbs, 72, receives Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, at the TCF Center in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio File)
What Has Michigan Vaccine Rates Improving? A Look Inside the State’s Latest Outreach Program

More than 30 people won large sums of money. Over 2.4 million signed up for a life-saving vaccination. To the state of Michigan, that means the MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes was a success. 

Southern Nevada Health District nurse Daliah Rubio administers a a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination to Victor Rodriguez, 70, of Nevada, at Jerome Mack Middle School on January 29, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Southern Nevada Health District is operating the site as a pop-up clinic for seniors age 70 and older.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
From Scheduling to Selfies: Everything Michiganders Need to Know to Get Vaccinated

Most Michiganders become eligible for the vaccine April 5. We've got everything you need to know before, during, and after your vaccination.

Michigan radiologic technologist Michele Westrick gets vaccinated at a metro Detroit clinic.
I’m Vaccinated, Now What? 7 Key Questions Post-Vaccine Michiganders Are Asking

Do I have to still wear a mask? When will things be normal again? Michiganders have questions, and we have answers.

Some ampoules with ncov-2019 vaccine in a box. to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Speedy and Safe: From the First Diagnosis to Kalamazoo Making Vaccines in Just a Year

Public support and new tech were key to developing the coronavirus vaccine in record time, without sacrificing the rigorous standards of science.

Pharmacist Mike Tiberg, retired, has returned to work to prepare COVID vaccines in Grand Traverse County.
No More ‘Standing on the Sidelines’: Why This Michigan Pharmacist Came Out of Retirement

Retired pharmacist Mike Tiberg was ready to come back to work so he could play a part in the largest vaccination campaign in history.

Long-term care patient Carlos Alegre receives the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from licensed vocational nurse Virgie Vivar at Birch Patrick Skilled Nursing Facility at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Chula Vista, California. 72-year-old Alegre is the first patient to receive the vaccine in San Diego County. Long-term care patients and frontline workers are among those in the CDC’s highest priority group for vaccination.
On the Ground With the Michigan Health Workers Administering the Vaccine

Workers at Beaumont Health know that history turns on this moment. The work they're doing is ending the worst health crisis in a century. Here's their message to Michigan.

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13 Lies You’ve Been Told About the COVID Vaccine

No, your brain won’t be microchipped, and no, you won’t get COVID-19 by taking the vaccine. Here's what you should know in Michigan.