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By Nia Harden, WRAL reporter, and Jessica Patrick, multiplatform producer Fayetteville, N.C. — Cape Fear Valley Health is reporting a significant drop in the number of people scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Weeks ago, it could be difficult to find a vaccine. Now, although vaccines are available to all adults in North Carolina, fewer people appear …

“The protection rates of existing vaccines are not high,” Gao Fu, director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told a conference in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Saturday. He listed two options to solve the problem: one is to increase the number of doses, or adjust the dosage or interval between …

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – The vaccination push is on in North Omaha with the Douglas County Health Department running a handful of mass clinics over the weekend aimed at making the shot more available to minority populations. “It helps protect other people around you from getting the virus, and it also gives you peace of …

By Stuart Marsh11 Apr 2021 23:41 Woolworths executive Paul Graham has been named as the new CEO of Australia Post. The chief supply chain officer at Woolworths Group will head the nation’s biggest postal service from September and comes with 40 years of logistics experience. Former Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate resigned from the position …

Scientists followed 240,000 people who had COVID-19. JACKSONVILLE, Fla — A new large-scale study shows one-third of people diagnosed with COVID-19 had neurological or mental health disorders within six months of testing positive.  The study published in Lancet Psychiatry looked at 240,000 people who had COVID-19, as well as people who had the flu or …

DALLAS — Inside Anytime Fitness in the Country Club Shopping Center, Humford Equities president and owner Rob Finlay and R.N. Fitch & Sons owner Sean McGrath showed steps they’re taking to help combat COVID-19 and enhance air quality. They installed AtmosAir Solutions bi-polar ionization indoor air purification technology, which they said is highly effective in …

Michael Margolies’ job as a delivery driver often has him on the road. But the 24-year-old from Portland found himself on an unusual four-hour round trip to Bangor early Thursday morning for his first COVID-19 vaccine. He did not want to waste time hunting for a shot after Gov. Janet Mills opened vaccine eligibility to …

While the pandemic has caused massive upheavals, it has also forced universities to use technology to bring in much-needed change and innovations This article, written by Bill Flanagan, University of Alberta, originally appeared on The Conversation and has been republished here with permission: The impacts and burdens of COVID-19 are distributed in a highly uneven fashion. …

After visiting a Friday Night Flag game in Boise, CDH took notice of the lack of COVID-19 safety protocols and asked attendees to remember those best practices. BOISE, Idaho — During a routine inspection of a mobile food truck on Tree City Church’s property on April 2, Central District Health (CDH) noticed numerous Friday Night …

WORTHINGTON — Suffice it to say, this has been a hard year for so many people. From quarantining to illness to the loss of friends and family, it has been tough. Concerning education, the changes we made were intense. Thankfully, because we value technology for our students, we had the ability to match each student …