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UConn sophomore Sahiti Bhyravavajhala assists students moving into Shippee Hall on the Storrs, Conn. campus, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. UConn is one of many schools across the nation mandating that returning students be vaccinated against COVID-19. An analysis by The Associated Press shows 26 of the nation's 50 largest public universities aren't requiring the vaccination.

Largest colleges push student vaccines with mandates, prizes

UConn sophomore Sahiti Bhyravavajhala assists students moving into Shippee Hall on the Storrs, Conn. campus, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. UConn is one of many schools across the nation mandating that returning students be vaccinated against COVID-19. An analysis by The Associated Press shows 26 of the nation's 50 largest public universities aren't requiring the vaccination.

September 15, 2021, 10:43am Health

STORRS, Conn. — As a new semester begins amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, 26 of the 50 largest public university campuses in the U.S. are not mandating that students be vaccinated, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. Read story

U.S. states with high obesity almost doubles to 16, CDC says

September 15, 2021, 10:34am Health

The number of U.S. states where more than a third of adults are obese has nearly doubled since 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read story

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2021, file photo, registered nurse Diane Miller pulls on gloves and other protective equipment as she prepares to enter patient rooms in the COVID acute care unit at UW Medical Center-Montlake in Seattle.

Over 7,000 people have died from COVID in Washington state

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2021, file photo, registered nurse Diane Miller pulls on gloves and other protective equipment as she prepares to enter patient rooms in the COVID acute care unit at UW Medical Center-Montlake in Seattle.

September 15, 2021, 9:51am Health

SEATTLE — Over 7,000 people have died from COVID-19 in Washington state, according to data from the state Department of Health. Read story

Washington records over 7,000 deaths from COVID-19

September 14, 2021, 7:44pm Health

SEATTLE — More than 7,000 people have died from COVID-19 in Washington state, according to data from the state Department of Health. Read story

Seattle COVID-19 testing sites administer 1 million tests

September 14, 2021, 6:37pm Health

SEATTLE — Seattle COVID-19 testing sites created over the coronavirus pandemic have administered one million tests since operations began in 2020, officials said. Read story

From left, Britain's Chief Medical Officer for England Chris Whitty, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance attend a media briefing in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. An expert advisory panel has recommended the U.K. government offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over age 50 to protect against the coronavirus.

U.K. to offer COVID booster to those over 50

From left, Britain's Chief Medical Officer for England Chris Whitty, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance attend a media briefing in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. An expert advisory panel has recommended the U.K. government offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over age 50 to protect against the coronavirus.

September 14, 2021, 4:41pm Health

LONDON — The U.K. announced Tuesday it will offer a third dose of coronavirus vaccine to everyone over 50 and other vulnerable people to help the country ride out the pandemic through the winter months. Read story

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 28, 2021 file photo, a health worker administers a dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine by Johnson & Johnson in the Medina neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal. The World Health Organization and partners said on Tuesday, Sept. 14 they hope to provide Africa with about 30% of the COVID-19 vaccines they need by February, badly missing the 60% vaccination coverage goal that African leaders had once hoped for by the end of this year.

Effort aims to get Africa 30% of needed COVID doses by Feb.

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 28, 2021 file photo, a health worker administers a dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine by Johnson & Johnson in the Medina neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal. The World Health Organization and partners said on Tuesday, Sept. 14 they hope to provide Africa with about 30% of the COVID-19 vaccines they need by February, badly missing the 60% vaccination coverage goal that African leaders had once hoped for by the end of this year.

September 14, 2021, 4:40pm Health

GENEVA — The World Health Organization and its partners said they hope to provide Africa with about 30 percent of the COVID-19 vaccines the continent needs by February, badly missing the 60 percent vaccination coverage goal that African leaders had once hoped for this year. Read story

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa. COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed back to where they were over the winter, wiping out months of progress and potentially bolstering President Joe Biden's case for sweeping new vaccination requirements.

COVID-19 cases climbing, wiping out months of progress

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa. COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed back to where they were over the winter, wiping out months of progress and potentially bolstering President Joe Biden's case for sweeping new vaccination requirements.

September 14, 2021, 11:42am Health

COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed back to levels not seen since last winter, wiping out months of progress and potentially bolstering President Joe Biden’s argument for his sweeping new vaccination requirements. Read story

FDA OKs Seattle firm’s nasal spray that treats migraines

September 14, 2021, 6:05am Health

SEATTLE — Impel NeuroPharma, a Seattle-based biopharmaceutical company, received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its novel nasal spray that treats migraine headaches. Read story

A screenshot of Camas School District's COVID-19 dashboard.

Clark County school district dashboards detail virus outbreak, cases

A screenshot of Camas School District's COVID-19 dashboard.

September 14, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

School districts across Clark County have gotten more transparent about COVID-19 cases in the school system as the coronavirus impacts a third consecutive school year. Read story