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On Monday, many more Connecticut residents will be eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Folks 55 and older, teachers, school staff and child care providers can start signing up for an appointment next week. “We’ll be changing the logic in our system at 6 o’clock in the morning on Monday, March 1,” said Eric Arila, …

Wilma J. Wooten, M.D. could not have predicted where the job would take her when she was hired to be San Diego County’s Public Health Officer on February 2, 2007.  The H1N1 virus, Hepatitis A, and in 2020, the novel coronavirus would ravage parts of the city she loves, and she would be called on …

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s a new weapon in the fight against COVID-19. A Delaware County company has developed a device called “The Hurricane” to kill the virus. This futuristic device looks like something out of Ghostbusters, but it’s actually a new product from a local company that can effectively eradicate the coronavirus and other harmful …

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – For seniors unable to track down a COVID-19 vaccine themselves online, the Community Free Health Clinic in Cedar Rapids is ready to help. The clinic opened up a phone line for those 65 years and older on Tuesday that helps people get on a vaccine waitlist. Community Health Free Clinic …

Approximately 50,000 new appointments for first doses of COVID-19 vaccines at mass vaccination sites will be opened for booking on Thursday and Gov. Charlie Baker said the state has taken steps to improve the stability of the booking websites.Last week, the state’s online directory of vaccine sites and the scheduling website for mass vaccination sites …

With spring break less than a month away and a growing number of people getting vaccinated, people are starting to consider traveling for the upcoming holidays and summer. With hands and faces covered, it was a much busier day at Oakland International Airport Tuesday, compared to last spring when COVID-19 cut the passenger count by …

If you’re planning to visit South Florida for spring break, here are a few things to know to make your vacation fun and safe during COVID-19. Curfews and Restrictions In Miami Beach, officials said they will be imposing a series of enhanced safety measures during the “high impact period” of spring break from Feb. 22 …

Local authorities and hospitals in Japan have been using a range of remote monitoring devices to keep tabs on coronavirus patients recovering at home or in designated hotels during the pandemic. The equipment includes innovative technology such as a shirt that gauges a patient’s heart rate and a bed that tracks respiratory function. And according …

Last week, Paul Goulet’s 10-year-old daughter quietly went to his wife with worry about her father. “It’s like he’s here, but he’s not really here,” she said. That nearly broke Goulet, the owner of Little Ray’s Nature Centre, a zoo and animal rescue organization with locations in Hamilton and Ottawa. Usually an eternal optimist, Goulet …

Quest Diagnostics doubles genetics sequencing to find Covid variants A Quest Diagnostics requisition form is displayed for a photograph at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, Illinois, U.S.. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Quest Diagnostics said it has doubled the amount of genetic sequencing it’s doing in an effort to track new mutations and …