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University of Oklahoma to enact employee vaccine requirement

Oct. 29, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma on Friday announced that all employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by Dec. 8. The university must comply with President Joe Biden’s executive order mandating vaccinations for federal employees, or...

Seven-day average of Oklahoma virus cases dips below 1,000

Oct. 26, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The chief COVID officer for the University of Oklahoma said Tuesday that a decline in coronavirus cases statewide is likely due to more people being vaccinated combined with natural immunity of those previously infected, but he warns of a potential surge. ...

Oklahoma doctor says virus appears to be plateauing in state

Oct. 13, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Coronavirus infections in Oklahoma appear to be plateauing, although new cases continue at a higher rate than six months ago, a health official said Wednesday. The seven-day rolling average of cases of just more than 1,200 has remained about the...

Prosecutor won't charge ex-University of Oklahoma lobbyist

Sep. 28, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's former top lobbyist who resigned last month won't face charges related to a woman's allegations that he sexually assaulted her, Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said Tuesday. Mashburn said he determined...