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A hospital staff receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway.

India starts world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drive

A hospital staff receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway.

January 16, 2021, 1:13pm Nation & World

NEW DELHI (AP) — India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway. Read story

A medical worker gives a coronavirus vaccine shot to a patient at a vaccination facility in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated overflow of patients as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush.

China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in virus cases

A medical worker gives a coronavirus vaccine shot to a patient at a vaccination facility in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated overflow of patients as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush.

January 16, 2021, 1:00pm Nation & World

BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad. Read story

Restaurant co-owner Liz Mitchell works behind the bar at the Carver Hangar in Boring, Ore., on Jan. 6, 2021. As coronavirus deaths soar, a growing number of restaurants like Carver Hangar in states across the country are reopening in defiance of strict COVID-19 rules that have shut them down for indoor dining for weeks, or even months.

Defiance of virus dining bans grows as restaurants flounder

Restaurant co-owner Liz Mitchell works behind the bar at the Carver Hangar in Boring, Ore., on Jan. 6, 2021. As coronavirus deaths soar, a growing number of restaurants like Carver Hangar in states across the country are reopening in defiance of strict COVID-19 rules that have shut them down for indoor dining for weeks, or even months.

January 16, 2021, 10:30am Editor's Choice

BORING, Ore. — A line formed out the door during the lunch rush at the Carver Hangar, a family-owned restaurant and sports bar, and waitresses zipped in and out of the kitchen trying to keep up with orders as customers backed up in the lobby. Read story

Homecare administrative assistant Ashley Hill, left, receives the COVID-19 vaccine from Jordan Tran of CVS Pharmacy at Touchmark at Fairway Village in Vancouver.

Clark County eyes mass vaccine clinic as it plans for speeding up vaccinations

Homecare administrative assistant Ashley Hill, left, receives the COVID-19 vaccine from Jordan Tran of CVS Pharmacy at Touchmark at Fairway Village in Vancouver.

January 16, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

As Clark County’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, staff and residents of Touchmark at Fairway Village recently received doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Read story

A couple stops to look at the Oregon State Capitol, whose first-floor windows have been boarded up Friday in Salem, Ore. Large cement blocks have also been placed in front of the building, which has been closed to the public since March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Courtney laments that Oregon Capitol has become ‘fortress’

A couple stops to look at the Oregon State Capitol, whose first-floor windows have been boarded up Friday in Salem, Ore. Large cement blocks have also been placed in front of the building, which has been closed to the public since March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

January 15, 2021, 7:17pm Northwest

While Oregon Capitol leadership have agreed to mostly delay the upcoming legislative session by two days due to threats that followed the siege of the nation’s Capitol building in Washington, D.C, lawmakers remain split on dealing with another threat: the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

‘A horrible surprise for any business’ – Washington lawmakers weigh bill exempting businesses from taxes on COVID-19 aid

January 15, 2021, 7:15pm Northwest

Many Washington businesses have had to survive a slew of crises during the COVID-19 pandemic, from government shutdown orders to customers staying away from some stores, to drop-offs in entire industry sectors. Read story

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2020, file photo, a registered nurse prepares a syringe with the first round of the Pfizer COVID vaccination in Ridgeland, Miss., as state medical leaders received inoculations. On Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but some states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

Online sign-ups complicate vaccine rollout for older people

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2020, file photo, a registered nurse prepares a syringe with the first round of the Pfizer COVID vaccination in Ridgeland, Miss., as state medical leaders received inoculations. On Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but some states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates. (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

January 15, 2021, 2:45pm Nation & World

DENVER — Howard Jones, who’s 83, was on the phone for three to four hours every day trying to sign up for a coronavirus vaccine. Read story

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2021, file photo, Florence Mullins, 89, sits in a chair as a family member holds her place in a long line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at Fair Park in Dallas. Uncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments triggered anger and confusion Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in some states where officials worried that expected shipments would not be forthcoming.  (Smiley N.

Anger in states over pace of COVID-19 vaccine allotments

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2021, file photo, Florence Mullins, 89, sits in a chair as a family member holds her place in a long line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at Fair Park in Dallas. Uncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments triggered anger and confusion Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in some states where officials worried that expected shipments would not be forthcoming.  (Smiley N.

January 15, 2021, 1:01pm Health

Uncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments triggered anger and confusion Friday in some states, with officials worried that the shipments they expected won't be coming through. Read story

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Clark County adds 145 new COVID-19 cases as statewide restrictions extended

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January 15, 2021, 12:22pm Clark County Health

Clark County added 145 new COVID-19 cases but no new deaths on Friday, as the state announced no regions would advance to the second phase of its recovery plan. Read story

Oregon governor: ‘No federal reserve’ of virus vaccine doses

January 15, 2021, 12:15pm Latest News

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says the state’s efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccinations have been thrown in disarray because of “deception on a national scale” by the Trump administration. Read story