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First shipments of COVID-19 vaccine arrive in coastal Georgia

Two coastal Georgia public health facilities with ultracold freezers required for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine received the first shipments of 5,850 doses Monday, Georgia...

States a step away from COVID-19 vaccine rollout after federal panel...

WASHINGTON — A federal advisory panel on Thursday gave the green light to a COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer, completing the...

Augusta University staff get vaccine next week if Pfizer gets FDA...

Augusta University Health System is making distribution plans for two COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the FDA’s approval for emergency use authorization. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Hospitals, nursing homes first in line as COVID vaccine coming soon

Georgia expects to receive several hundred thousand doses of COVID vaccines this month for its initial distribution, the state's top public health official said...

Kemp confronted with election conspiracy protest at COVID update

Unfounded conspiracy theories about the presidential election in Georgia hound Republican Gov. Brian Kemp even as he works to get the word out about...

Trump rants while a 9/11’s worth of Americans die of COVID-19...

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump  released a video of himself standing behind a podium in the White House’s Diplomatic Room, where he delivered what...

Panel: Health care workers, nursing homes first for COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — Health care workers and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities would be the first people in the U.S. to...

New pandemic relief proposal rolled out by bipartisan group in Congress

WASHINGTON—More than a dozen U.S. House and Senate members are pushing for a bipartisan coronavirus relief package to aid struggling states and local governments...

Two school districts, two mask policies; one teacher on a ventilator.

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Senators urge federal funding for state distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON—More than a dozen U.S. Senate Democrats are urging congressional leaders to include “robust” funding in any coronavirus relief package for states to prepare...
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