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Kansas City area doctors urge Black residents to get vaccine

Jan. 6, 2021 1:13 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A group of Kansas City-area medical professionals is leading an effort to persuade Black residents in the metro area to overcome their skepticism and get the COVID-19 vaccine. Kansas City’s Black Health Care Coalition and and a team of Black medical professionals are working...

Nevada reports lowest number of virus cases since November

Dec. 28, 2020 7:22 PM EST

Nevada officials reported fewer cases and deaths from COVID-19 on Monday than any time in December, but aren’t sure if the record-setting surge is truly decreasing or if the holiday affected testing. Officials reported 868 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday, and 21 additional deaths. Both figures are...

Giuliani backs Missouri letter questioning election results

Dec. 15, 2020 1:22 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A panel of Missouri lawmakers on Monday advanced a resolution questioning the integrity of the presidential election, although that might be as far as the measure goes this year. A House committee on Monday voted 6-3 in favor of the nonbinding resolution, St. Louis Post-Dispatch...

Missouri House considers letter questioning Biden's victory

Dec. 10, 2020 6:19 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — At least 66 Republican state lawmakers from Missouri on Thursday signed a letter calling on Congress to reject presidential electoral votes from swing states that went for President-elect Joe Biden. Republican state Rep. Justin Hill, from the St. Louis suburb of Lake St. Louis, filed...

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2020, file photo, medical personnel prone a COVID-19 patient at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles. Across the U.S., the surge has swamped hospitals with patients and left nurses and other health care workers shorthanded and burned out. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

States plan for vaccines as daily US virus deaths top 3,100

Dec. 3, 2020 9:25 PM EST

States drafted plans Thursday for who will go to the front of the line when the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine become available later this month, as U.S. deaths from the outbreak eclipsed 3,100 in a single day, obliterating the record set last spring. With initial supplies of the vaccine certain to be limited,...