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Anyone 12 and older who wants to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Arizona can get one — that’s also the case around the country. But many people are not getting it for various reasons.
Jun. 7, 2021
Dr. Cara Christ
President Biden has set a goal of having 70% of U.S. adults at least partly vaccinated against COVID-19 by the Fourth of July. But that may be an especially difficult threshold to reach in Arizona. Dr. Cara Christ leads the state health department. She says Arizona has struggled with vaccine hesitancy, even before COVID.
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Jun. 5, 2021
Seniors wait to be vaccinated in Nogales, Sonora
More than a million Johnson & Johnson vaccines being sent from the U.S. to Mexico will be administered to 18- to 40-year-olds in cities along the border. It’s an effort to end border travel restrictions that have been in place since March of 2020.
Jun. 4, 2021
The state-run vaccination State Farm Stadium site
More than a quarter of all vaccines in Arizona have gone out at the state's mass vaccination sites. The 24-hour vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale was one of the first of its kind in the country and even attracted praise from the White House. But the PODs have been running below capacity for weeks.
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Jun. 3, 2021
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President Biden wants 70% of American adults to have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Independence Day. The city of Mesa is joining in the White House push for more vaccinations this month.
Jun. 3, 2021
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A growing number of Arizona officials are calling for the state’s COVID-19 vaccine stockpile to be sent to neighboring Sonora, Mexico.
Jun. 3, 2021
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The vaccination effort in neighboring Sonora is proceeding at a decent clip, and now those between 40- and 49-years-old are getting doses.
Jun. 1, 2021
A person receives a COVID-19 vaccine
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is dispatching mobile units to places around the country that lack pharmacies, clinics and other vaccination sites. Since May, two units have been in Pima County.
Jun. 1, 2021
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Arizona’s COVID-19 vaccination rate for adults continues to trail the national average. According to the CDC, nearly 51% of all Americans have had at least one dose of a vaccine, while less than 47% of Arizonans have had a shot.
May. 31, 2021
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As of Sunday, over 5.8 million vaccine doses have been administered in Arizona, fully vaccinating a little over 46% of the population. Some states around the country have started offering financial incentives to those who still need to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
May. 31, 2021
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Tens of thousands of doses have arrived in Sonora for the next phase of vaccination. The doses were set to be administered in the state capital and dozens of municipalities across the vast state.
May. 28, 2021
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Mexico’s health regulatory commission has granted emergency use authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine, and leaders have expressed hope that the U.S. will share some of its Johnson & Johnson supply.
May. 28, 2021
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A leader in the Central American community in Phoenix says local groups are banding together to ensure more hard-to-reach migrants are vaccinated against COVID-19 as Arizona struggles to improve its inoculation rates.
May. 28, 2021
Cars wait in line at a COVID-19 testing site in El Mirage
As more Americans get vaccinated, daily COVID-19 infections in the U.S. have fallen more than 90% from the outbreak's winter peak. But the rate of progress in Arizona has been slower than in other states.
May. 27, 2021
Chase Field in Phoenix
The Arizona Diamondbacks are giving away free tickets to upcoming games. They’ll go to the first thousand baseball fans who show up to Chase Field next month to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
May. 26, 2021
Hermosillo Vaccine
A pilot project in Tijuana is expected to vaccinate some 10,000 maquiladora workers in the major border city.
May. 25, 2021
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The latest guidance from the CDC advises providers to avoid wasting the opportunity to vaccinate even just one person — even if that means opening a new vial and letting some doses go unused.
May. 25, 2021
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Over the weekend, a Republic editorial had a clear and simple focus — explaining why getting a COVID-19 vaccine still makes sense. The Show spoke with Phil Boas about his column and its timing.
May. 24, 2021
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More than 1,300 vaccinated Arizonans still got COVID-19 between January and May — and eight of them died, but it is not clear if those deaths were COVID-19-related. The 1,300 cases are out of more than 3.2 million Arizonans who have at least gotten one dose as of May 24.
May. 24, 2021
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Group of 20 nations held a special summit Friday calling for voluntary measures to increase worldwide vaccine availability. During the virtual meeting, Mexico’s president promised to share a vaccine being developed in the country.
May. 21, 2021

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