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  • Jill Biden, Douglas Emhoff to tout COVID vaccines in Phoenix next week

    First lady Jill Biden and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff will stop in Phoenix on Wednesday as part of the Biden administration’s nationwide tour to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • Arizona reports 626 new COVID-19 cases, 7 additional deaths Thursday

    Arizona public health officials on Thursday reported 626 new COVID-19 cases and seven additional deaths from the disease.
  • Arizona reports 490 new COVID-19 cases, 10 additional deaths Wednesday

    Arizona public health officials on Wednesday reported 490 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths from the disease.
  • Arizona reports 422 new COVID-19 cases, 15 additional deaths Tuesday

    Arizona public health officials on Tuesday reported 422 new COVID-19 cases and 15 additional deaths from the disease.
  • US hits encouraging milestones on virus deaths and shots

    COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since the early days of the disaster in March 2020, while the drive to put shots in arms hit another encouraging milestone Monday: 150 million Americans fully vaccinated. The coronavirus was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. […]
  • Arizona reports 384 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths Monday

    Arizona public health officials on Monday reported 384 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths from the disease.
  • US sends Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses, tripling pledge

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. sent 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan on Sunday, tripling an earlier pledge in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning. The shipment arrived on a China Airlines cargo plane that had left Memphis the previous day. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung and Brent […]
  • Arizona reports 385 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths Sunday

    Arizona public health officials on Sunday reported 385 new COVID-19 cases and 5 additional deaths from the disease.
  • Arizona reports 641 new COVID-19 cases, 16 additional deaths Saturday

    Arizona public health officials on Saturday reported 641 new COVID-19 cases and 16 additional deaths from the disease.
  • Arizona reports 364 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths Friday

    Arizona public health officials on Friday reported 364 new COVID-19 cases and 13 additional deaths from the disease.
  • Arizona reports 332 new COVID-19 cases, 18 additional deaths Thursday

    Arizona public health officials on Thursday reported 332 new COVID-19 cases and 18 additional deaths from the disease.
  • Sky Harbor Starbucks workers say licensee shouldn’t get COVID aid

    Workers of a licensee that runs five Starbucks stores at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport are asking the city council not to provide millions of dollars in rent relief due to a lack of additional staff being hired.
  • Breakthrough COVID-19 cases like Chris Paul’s are extremely rare

    Although Phoenix Suns star Chris Paul reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 in a high-profile case despite being fully vaccinated, such breakthrough infections are extremely rare in Arizona.
  • Arizona reports 436 new COVID-19 cases, 12 additional deaths Wednesday

    Arizona public health officials on Wednesday reported 436 new COVID-19 cases and 12 additional deaths from the disease.
  • ASU will comply with Gov. Ducey order on COVID-19 vaccine policy

    Arizona State University President Michael Crow said Tuesday the school will comply with an executive order issued by Gov. Doug Ducey to block key elements of its COVID-19 vaccination policy.
  • US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

    The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer. The number of lives lost, as recorded by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population of Baltimore […]
  • Gov. Ducey issues executive order to block ASU COVID-19 vaccination policy

    As promised, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday issued an executive order to block key elements of Arizona State University’s COVID-19 vaccination policy.
  • Arizona reports 423 new COVID-19 cases, passes 3M fully vaccinated

    Arizona public health officials on Tuesday reported 423 new COVID-19 cases and 11 additional deaths from the disease, while the state surpassed the milestone of 3 million people fully vaccinated.
  • California marks reopening with jackpots, Hollywood flair

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Welcome back, California. San Francisco announced the return of its iconic cable cars. Disneyland threw open its doors to out-of-state tourists. And Gov. Gavin Newsom marked the day with Hollywood flair, visiting Universal Studios to celebrate the lifting of most COVID-19 restrictions and what he called the “full reopening” of the […]
  • Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot about 90% effective

    Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in the U.S. and Mexico, potentially offering the world yet another weapon against the virus at a time when developing countries are desperate for doses. The two-shot vaccine was about 90% effective […]