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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, mortuary worker transports the body of a COVID-19 victim on a stretcher at the morgue of a hospital in Barcelona, Spain.

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2M amid vaccine rollout

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, mortuary worker transports the body of a COVID-19 victim on a stretcher at the morgue of a hospital in Barcelona, Spain.

January 15, 2021, 9:54am Health

The global death toll from COIVID-19 topped 2 million Friday as vaccines developed at breakneck speed are being rolled out around the world in an all-out campaign to vanquish the threat. Read story

CVS, Walgreens under fire for slow pace of vaccination in nursing homes

January 15, 2021, 8:20am Health

The effort to vaccinate some of the country’s most vulnerable residents against covid-19 has been slowed by a federal program that sends retail pharmacists into nursing homes — accompanied by layers of bureaucracy and logistical snafus. Read story

Are new coronavirus variants already in Washington? With limited surveillance it’s hard to know

January 15, 2021, 8:16am Health

As mutated versions of the novel coronavirus pop up across the U.S. — including at least one that is more contagious — researchers in Washington say surveillance in the state is falling short of what’s needed to quickly spot new variants. Read story

David Alt poses with his wife, Helen Alt. David Alt liked to hike and be outdoors. He died in November at age 75 due to complications from coronavirus. His son, David Alt II, is sharing his father's COVID-19 story in hopes that people who hear it will take the virus more seriously. "We have a larger responsibility to the community," he said.

Vancouver man’s ‘life was cut short’ by COVID-19

David Alt poses with his wife, Helen Alt. David Alt liked to hike and be outdoors. He died in November at age 75 due to complications from coronavirus. His son, David Alt II, is sharing his father's COVID-19 story in hopes that people who hear it will take the virus more seriously. "We have a larger responsibility to the community," he said.

January 15, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

When David Alt II was attending college in Pullman, he used to come home to visit his dad in Vancouver, and help him build an A-frame house. Read story

COVID-19 outbreak at Larch climbs to 280

January 14, 2021, 6:31pm Clark County Health

The Washington State Department of Corrections reported Thursday that 280 inmates at Larch Corrections Center have tested positive for COVID-19 to date. All of the cases have occurred in the last 30 days. Read story

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2021, file photo, health care workers receive a COVID-19 vaccination at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Pacoima, Calif. The rapid expansion of vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.

Expanded vaccine rollout in U.S. spawns a new set of problems

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2021, file photo, health care workers receive a COVID-19 vaccination at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Pacoima, Calif. The rapid expansion of vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.

January 14, 2021, 1:27pm Health

The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Read story

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Clark County reports 106 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths, on Thursday

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January 14, 2021, 12:12pm Clark County Health

Clark County recorded 106 new COVID-19 cases but no new deaths on Thursday, according to Clark County Public Health. Read story

Washington to broaden coronavirus vaccine access in the ‘coming days,’ health officials say

January 14, 2021, 8:19am Health

The Washington state Department of Health will move into its next phase of coronavirus vaccination sooner than expected, moving up the timeline to begin inoculating people aged 70 years and older, among others. Read story

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning. PeaceHealth has administered the vaccine to nearly 100 first responders from Clark and Cowlitz counties. The plan is to give roughly 200 first responders the first dose of the vaccine over the next couple of weeks.

Clark County veterans not answering VA calls about COVID-19 vaccinations

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning. PeaceHealth has administered the vaccine to nearly 100 first responders from Clark and Cowlitz counties. The plan is to give roughly 200 first responders the first dose of the vaccine over the next couple of weeks.

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

If you’re a Clark County veteran, you might want to keep your phone nearby and answer it, even when you don’t recognize the caller. Read story

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Clark County reports six new deaths, 151 new cases in COVID-19 pandemic

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January 13, 2021, 1:01pm Clark County Health

Clark County reported six new deaths from COVID-19 and 151 new cases on Wednesday. Read story