Areas that have been hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic are falling short when it comes to vaccine access. Community leaders are pushing to bring vaccination sites to their neighborhoods.
In the year since the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic, millions of families have endured the excruciating rise and fall of the U.S. outbreak — waves of sickness that leave untold wounds long after hospitalizations ebb and infections subside. This story also ran… Read More »A Year Into the Pandemic, Three Huge Losses in One Family
With his state reeling amid one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the nation, the last thing South Dakota Speaker of the House Steven Haugaard wants to be dealing with during the upcoming legislative session is marijuana. But the state’s voters haven’t left the Republican… Read More »As More Red States Legalize Marijuana, Some Officials Try to Nip It in the Bud
In the 2014 elections, Republicans rode a wave of anti-Affordable Care Act sentiment to pick up nine Senate seats, the largest gain for either party since 1980. Newly elected Republicans such as Cory Gardner in Colorado and Steve Daines in Montana had hammered their Democratic… Read More »Opposition to Obamacare Becomes Political Liability for GOP Incumbents
Cheryl and Corrina Thinn were almost joined at the hip. The sisters, both members of the Navajo Nation, shared an office at Arizona’s Tuba City Regional Health Care. Cheryl conducted reviews to make sure patients were receiving adequate care. Corrina was a social worker. Their… Read More »Two Navajo Sisters Who Were Inseparable Died of COVID Just Weeks Apart
HELENA, Mont. — Jon Paul was leery entering his first wildfire camp of the year late last month to fight three lightning-caused fires scorching parts of a Northern California forest that hadn’t burned in 40 years. The 54-year-old engine captain from southern Oregon knew from… Read More »COVID Plans Put to Test as Firefighters Crowd Camps for Peak Wildfire Season
Use Nuestro Contenido Este contenido puede usarse de manera gratuita (detalles). El 15 de junio, Elliot Truslow fue a una farmacia CVS en Tucson, Arizona, para hacerse el test para el coronavirus. El hisopado nasal en el sitio de pruebas al paso tardó menos de… Read More »Más pruebas para COVID, pero esperas demasiado largas por los resultados
Elliot Truslow went to a CVS drugstore on June 15 in Tucson, Arizona, to get tested for the coronavirus. The drive-thru nasal swab test took less than 15 minutes. More than 22 days later, the University of Arizona graduate student was still waiting for results.… Read More »As COVID Testing Soars, Wait Times For Results Jump To A Week — Or More