The governors of Texas and Mississippi announced that they were rescinding their statewide mask mandates and allowing restaurants and other businesses to return to 100% capacity in early March.
Epidemiologists - like oncologists and climate scientists - hate to be proven right. A year ago this week, the communications rush began from epidemiologists in academia to the public and to local governments about the imminent dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the face of a weak federal response.
So you've gotten your coronavirus vaccine, waited the two weeks for your immune system to respond to the shot and are now fully vaccinated. Does this mean you can make your way through the world like the old days without fear of spreading the virus?
More than 50 million Americans have received at least one dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. So far, Americans have been largely brand-agnostic, but that's about to change as a new vaccine rolls out.
Kansas sends federal COVID-19 relief dollars to Community Care Network to improve telehealth services
- Cases 99
- Hospitalizations 5
- Deaths 4**
*These are cumulative totals as of 03/02/2021 4pm **Deaths in people with a recent positive COVID Test
- CASES PAST 7 days: 0
- CASES PAST 14 days: 0
Kiowa county is currently at 0% 7-day average test positivity, down from 3.7% last week. Our goal is to keep this less than five percent. We need to be testing to be able to remain in Level Blue.
Colorado expects to receive 45,500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine by Friday.
Enough COVID-19 doses will be available by the end of May that every American adult who wants one can receive it, President Joe Biden said Tuesday.
Working in meatpacking plants has always been dangerous. A recent study shows that it became deadlier in the era of COVID-19, even as company profits soared.
Tens of millions of Americans have been infected with and survived COVID-19. Thankfully, many survivors get back to normal health within two weeks of getting sick, but for some COVID-19 survivors, symptoms can persist for months.