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March of the Living honors medical workers battling COVID-19

Apr. 08, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Like so many mothers, Raul Artal’s insisted that her son was going to be a doctor. But there was a history — and heroism — behind her ambitions for him. A determined Jewish doctor in a concentration camp in 1943 delivered Artal in a barn, despite...

Advocates: Prisons need better vaccine education for inmates

Apr. 08, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Shortly before COVID-19 vaccinations began in January at the federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut, officials held town hall meetings for inmates about the vaccines and put up informational posters around the facility. Yet when vaccination time...

Georgia "open for business;" some experts say it's too soon

Apr. 08, 2021 09:08 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is declaring that “Georgia is open for business” as of Thursday, loosening the restrictions he imposed last year to control the spread of the coronavirus by letting people sit closer together at restaurants and gather in larger crowds. ...

Summoning seniors: Big new push to vaccinate older Americans

Apr. 08, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — The first hurdle was getting on the bus. Seventy-four-year-old Linda Busby hesitated outside a community center where older people were loading up to go get the coronavirus vaccine. “I was scared, I’m not afraid to say that,” Busby said...

More governors publicly vaccinated, but Florida's kept mum

Apr. 07, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has received a single-dose coronavirus vaccine, his office confirmed Wednesday. He did so out of the public eye even as governors elsewhere across the political spectrum have been vaccinated publicly to reassure Americans that the shots are...

Summoning seniors: Big new push to vaccinate older Americans

Apr. 07, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — The first hurdle was getting on the bus. Seventy-four year old Linda Busby hesitated outside a community center where older people were loading up to go get the coronavirus vaccine. “I was scared, I’m not afraid to say that,” she said...

Biden makes all adults eligible for a vaccine on April 19

Apr. 07, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said he's bumping up his deadline by two weeks for states to make all adults in the U.S. eligible for coronavirus vaccines. But even as he expressed optimism about the pace of vaccinations, he warned Americans that the nation is not yet out of the woods...

Biden makes all adults eligible for a vaccine on April 19

Apr. 06, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he's bumping up his deadline by two weeks for states to make all adults in the U.S. eligible for coronavirus vaccines. But even as he expressed optimism about the pace of vaccinations, he warned Americans that the nation is not...

Company producing J&J vaccine had history of violations

Apr. 01, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

The company at the center of quality problems that led Johnson & Johnson to discard 15 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine has a string of citations from U.S. health officials for quality control problems. Emergent BioSolutions, a little-known company vital to...

Biden launches community corps to boost COVID vaccinations

Apr. 01, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to overcome vaccine hesitancy, the Biden administration on Thursday stepped up its outreach efforts to skeptical Americans, launching a coalition of community, religious and celebrity partners to promote COVID-19 shots in hard-hit communities. ...