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Saturday marks Arizona’s fourth straight day of more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, as COVID-related hospitalizations continue to increase. COVID-19’s highly contagious delta variant is now the dominant variant in Arizona.
Jul. 17, 2021
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A report released Thursday shows that the number of children who missed routine vaccinations increased dramatically during the pandemic. Mexico was among countries where immunizations dropped substantially.
Jul. 16, 2021
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The Arizona Department of Health Services said Wednesday's update was especially high because of reporting delays over the past few days. But the seven-day average for new cases has been steadily rising in Arizona.
Jul. 14, 2021
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Health officials continue to urge caution as the delta variant of COVID-19 spreads in Arizona. Delta is thought to be the most transmissible strain of the virus yet.
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Jul. 13, 2021
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As the highly contagious delta variant continues to spread, one health expert wonders whether bringing back COVID-19 mitigation measures like mask wearing are necessary.
Jul. 12, 2021
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Since April, more than 1,000 reports of heart inflammation have raised concerns about whether mRNA-based vaccines like those made by Pfizer and Moderna are worth the risk, despite hundreds of millions of doses administered without incident. A new report has the latest recommendations from the CDC.
Jul. 9, 2021
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Half of all Arizonans have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. But the state’s vaccination rate still lags behind the national average. It’s been about six weeks since the U.S. reached the milestone of getting half the population vaccinated.
AZ Vaccination Rate Is Below Average. GOP Politics May Play A Role
Jul. 8, 2021
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Mexico’s effort to inoculate all adult border residents is advancing west to east, most recently with a major campaign in two large Sonoran border communities.
Jul. 8, 2021
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Arizona lawmakers are banning most of the state’s K-12 schools from requiring students or staff to wear masks. But as COVID-19 cases rise in the state, some doctors are speaking out, saying the rule puts Arizona children at risk.
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Jul. 7, 2021
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For Arizonans who test positive for COVID-19, it may not be possible to find out which variant is responsible.
Jul. 5, 2021
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Pima County is phasing out mass COVID-19 vaccination sites as the county’s vaccination rate nears 70%. County officials said that the vaccination rate for those 65 and older is 93%.
Jul. 3, 2021
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Now that schools are no longer required to mandate mask wearing, Dr. Shad Marvasti recommends parents get their children who are 12 or older vaccinated to protect them from COVID-19.
Jul. 2, 2021
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The effort to vaccinate Mexican border residents continues. Another 27,000 doses recently arrived for the Sonoran border city of Agua Prieta.
Jul. 2, 2021
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President Biden set a goal that 70% of American adults would have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by the Fourth of July. About 20 states reached that target. Arizona fell short. And the state’s politics are likely playing a role in its vaccination efforts.
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Jul. 2, 2021
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Health officials in Mexico are beginning to administer a coronavirus vaccine to people in the neighboring state of Sonora.
Jul. 1, 2021
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The highly infectious form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant is quickly becoming more dominant in Arizona. And health care workers are already seeing its impact.
Jul. 1, 2021
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First lady Jill Biden is asking Arizonans to get vaccinated. She stopped in Phoenix on Wednesday to highlight the need for higher COVID-19 immunization rates in the state.
Jun. 30, 2021
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The city of Phoenix is trying to get more employees vaccinated by offering more than $20,000 in cash and prizes.
Jun. 30, 2021
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First lady Jill Biden is visiting Arizona on Wednesday. She and second gentleman Doug Emhoff will stop in Phoenix as part of a nationwide tour promoting COVID-19 vaccines.
Jun. 29, 2021
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Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also praised the United States for its donation of 1.35 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was almost completely used up to get the adult population of Baja California vaccinated.
Jun. 28, 2021

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