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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, people arrive at Jackson Memorial Hospital to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Miami. With frustration rising over the slow rollout of the vaccine, state leaders and other politicians are turning up the pressure, improvising and seeking to bend the rules to get shots in arms more quickly.

Governors scramble to speed vaccine effort after slow start

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, people arrive at Jackson Memorial Hospital to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Miami. With frustration rising over the slow rollout of the vaccine, state leaders and other politicians are turning up the pressure, improvising and seeking to bend the rules to get shots in arms more quickly.

January 6, 2021, 9:14am Health

New York’s governor is threatening to fine hospitals that don’t use their allotment of COVID-19 vaccine fast enough. His South Carolina counterpart says health care workers have until Jan. 15 to get a shot or move to the back of the line. California’s governor wants to use dentists to vaccinate… Read story

Washington State University student Ashley Dumont, 21, has made multiple emergency room trips because of complications from COVID-19.

Ashley Dumont, 21, has severe symptoms 6 months after coronavirus: ‘I have no control over my body’

Washington State University student Ashley Dumont, 21, has made multiple emergency room trips because of complications from COVID-19.

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

I just want to feel like a normal 21-year-old again. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity level falls into ‘moderate’ range

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January 5, 2021, 1:37pm Clark County Health

Clark County's COVID-19 activity levels fell for the third week in row, moving the county into the "moderate" range for state school reopening guidelines even as new cases are trending upward. Read story

People wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus wait for traffic light to walk along pedestrian crossings in the Shibuya area of Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says vaccine approval is being speeded up to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and he promised to consider declaring a state of emergency. The Japanese capital confirmed more than 1200 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

Pandemic haunts new year as virus growth outpaces vaccines

People wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus wait for traffic light to walk along pedestrian crossings in the Shibuya area of Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says vaccine approval is being speeded up to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and he promised to consider declaring a state of emergency. The Japanese capital confirmed more than 1200 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

January 5, 2021, 11:35am Health

LONDON — Despite growing vaccine access, January is looking grim around the globe as the coronavirus resurges and reshapes itself from Britain to Japan to California, filling hospitals and threatening livelihoods anew as governments lock down businesses and race to find solutions. Read story

In this booking photo provided by the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 in Port Washington, Wis. Steven Brandenburg is shown. The Wisconsin pharmacist, accused of intentionally spoiling hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine, convinced the world was "crashing down" told police he tried to ruin hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine because he felt the shots would mutate people's DNA, according to court documents released Monday.

Prosecutor: Wisconsin pharmacist thought vaccine was unsafe

In this booking photo provided by the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 in Port Washington, Wis. Steven Brandenburg is shown. The Wisconsin pharmacist, accused of intentionally spoiling hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine, convinced the world was "crashing down" told police he tried to ruin hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine because he felt the shots would mutate people's DNA, according to court documents released Monday.

January 5, 2021, 8:25am Health

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin pharmacist convinced the world was “crashing down” told police he tried to ruin hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine because he believed the shots would mutate people’s DNA, according to court documents released Monday. Read story

Music can be powerful medicine

January 5, 2021, 6:04am Health

Music has been a part of humanity for as long as humanity has existed. Archaeologists have unearthed relatively complex bone instruments greater than 40,000 years old. Certainly, human ancestors likely were making music in more rudimentary ways even before this. It is no surprise then that music is so fundamental… Read story

Resolving to make a better 2021: Strive for meaningful changes in new year

January 5, 2021, 6:03am Health

I have never been good at keeping New Year’s resolutions. I make too many, and they are too grand and unwieldy to ever stick with. I don’t come up with a plan on how to keep them or hold myself accountable. I set myself up for failure every single January. Read story

CDC: Suicide rate declines

January 5, 2021, 6:03am Health

PHILADELPHIA — New data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the national suicide rate last year decreased for the first time since 1999. Read story

A sign outside PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center honors hospital staff working hard to treat patients during the COVID-19 crisis.

PeaceHealth COVID-19 outbreak reaches 11 staff and 19 patients

A sign outside PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center honors hospital staff working hard to treat patients during the COVID-19 crisis.

January 4, 2021, 2:01pm Clark County Health

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center officials clarified details around a recent COVID-19 outbreak at a media briefing Monday afternoon. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 cases surge over New Year’s weekend

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January 4, 2021, 12:49pm Clark County Health

After a week of lowered activity, Clark County COVID-19 cases surged over the New Year's weekend, adding 780 new cases over four days, according to Clark County Public Health. Read story