The government’s top infectious-disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said the improvement in numbers around the country appears to be the result of “natural peaking and then plateauing” after a holiday surge.
The increased hours and the 25-person staff will ease current wait times and better handle the public’s strong interest in getting signed up for the vaccine, which is still in limited supply in Pima County.
Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.
Two White House officials say President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 100 million vaccinations in the first 100 days actually means about 67 million Americans should be protected from COVID-19 during that time.
As TMC worked to fix the glitch, health leaders decided to call law enforcement personnel on a curated list to come to the Tucson Convention Center to receive the vaccine, so the doses would not go to waste.
Academic support takes place in an on-campus location so students can focus on their schoolwork while they receive the support they need during these challenging times. The cost for a family is $15 per day and includes the use of a private indoor learning area as well as a secure outdoor area.
Dr. Anthony Fauci’s quick commitment to the WHO — whose response to the pandemic has been criticized by many, but most vociferously by the Trump administration — marks a dramatic and vocal shift toward a more cooperative approach to fighting the pandemic.
With Arizona leading the nation in COVID-19 cases, the university will ramp up testing efforts on campus, requiring students who live in dorms to get tested twice a week, with at least 48 hours between each test.
In the last several months, the IRS says they have seen a variety of scams and other financial schemes designed to steal money and personal information from taxpayers. Scammers are using both the stimulus payments along with the approaching filing season to take advantage of people.
The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers’ profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it’s “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people or health care workers in poorer countries.
Almost everyone in Yuma County, near the borders of Mexico and California, seems to know somebody who has tested positive for COVID-19, with around 33,000 cases reported since last spring — a rate of about 14,000 per 100,000 people.