Stories tagged: "vaccine"


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Veterans, Vaccines, and Additional Doses Needed: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

Who is the only openly gay member of the Michigan Legislature? Do you know?

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants classrooms reopened by March 1, but  COVID vaccinations could make all the difference for school staff and students.
Michigan’s March Deadline to Resume Classroom Instruction Sets Off Race for Vaccination

Parents are eager to get kids back in the classroom, and vaccinations could make the transition safer for everyone.

Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)
The Vaccine Is Here, and Made in Michigan

The super-cold, super potent vaccine for the coronavirus developed by Pfizer and manufactured in Kalamazoo is ready to start saving lives.

A member of medical staff holds a phial of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine jab at Guy's Hospital at the start of the largest ever immunisation programme in the UK's history on December 8, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool / Getty Images)
Pfizer Vaccine Meets FDA Criteria, Final Approval Could Come in Days

But earlier this year the Trump administration decided not to buy an additional 500 million doses of the vaccine.

The vaccine race is heating up in the final weeks of 2020.
An Inside Look at Michigan’s Journey to a COVID-19 Vaccine

A Kalamazoo production plant is gearing up to distribute tens of thousands of vaccines doses across the country.

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Coronavirus Vaccine: How Michigan’s Pfizer Plant Will Be Involved

A new vaccine that will be produced in Kalamazoo is showing effectiveness, and the process of inoculating the world may be underway by year's end. But for now, at least, the pandemic is far from over.

Protesters with rifles watch outside the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Flag-waving, honking protesters drove past the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday to show their displeasure with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's orders to keep people at home and businesses locked during the new coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Protestors Make Change But Not The Kind They Wanted: 7 Michigan Stories You Need To Read This Week

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