Stories tagged: "covid vaccine"


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.

A researcher at Aalborg University looks at samples from behind a safety screen during the screening and analysis of all positive Danish coronavirus samples for the virus variant cluster B117 from the United Kingdom, in Aalborg, Denmark on January 15, 2021, during the ongoing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. - The B117 coronavirus strain, which emerged in Britain late last year, has been shown to be between 40 and 70 percent more contagious than variants which have spread previously.
Michigan Needs More Vaccines to Fight New Coronavirus Variants

As it became clear the assistance states counted on from the federal government weren’t coming, Michigan diagnosed its first case of the more infectious B.1.1.7 strain of COVID.

Vietnam War veteran William Chamberlain, Sr. says he received vaccines throughout his military career, and has no reason to distrust them now.
Vietnam Vet: America’s Racist History Won’t Keep Me From the Vaccine

The ‘Gander’s Ellen Chamberlain decided to ask her father how he felt about receiving the COVID vaccine. His answers surprised her.

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Pope Francis Just Got the COVID-19 Vaccine

"Vaccines for everybody, especially for the most vulnerable and needy," Pope Francis said.

Cropped hand wearing a nitrile glove holding a Covid-19 vaccine vial and a syringe
Federal Mismanagement Derailed Michigan’s COVID Response—Again

The lack of an efficient federal strategy set Michigan’s vaccination campaign back, but progress is already being made to right the ship, officials say.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is implementing a plan to ensure Michiganders have access to enough vaccine doses.
Gov. Whitmer Wants Michigan to Buy Vaccine From Local Pfizer Plant

Michigan will soon have access to more doses of the vaccine, but not nearly enough to keep up with demand. So Gov. Whitmer has a plan.