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Researchers at the University of California San Diego are developing a color-changing test strip that can be stuck on a mask and used to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a user’s breath or saliva.

A Smarter and Safer Mask Against COVID-19

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Researchers at the University of California San Diego are developing a color-changing test strip that can be stuck on a mask and used to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a user’s breath or saliva.
Mary Jenkins, left, received the COVID-19 vaccine in Paterson, N.J., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.

Health Experts Blame Rapid Expansion for Vaccine Shortages

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The push that began over a week ago has not been accompanied by enough doses to meet demand, according to state and local officials.
Daryl Tombs

AMR Corning (NY) Paramedic Dies after Contracting COVID-19

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AMR Corning said Daryl Tombs was always working to serve his community and to make it better.
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Amazon Offers Assist with U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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Amazon wants to get 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations to Americans in his first 100 days that President Joe Biden is in office.
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Can COVID-19 Vaccines Be Mixed and Matched?

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Without any studies, vaccine doses should not be mixed, said Naor Bar-Zeev, a vaccine expert at Johns Hopkins University.
A nursing home resident is vaccinated by a Magen David Adom paramedic.

Magen David Adom Details Experiences in Distributing the Coronavirus Vaccine in Israel

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Magen David Adom is passing along its knowledge so that others may learn from its experience in vaccinating the elderly.

PA Health Officials Expanding Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

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Pennsylvania health officials are expanding access to COVID-19 vaccines to people with certain types of medical conditions as well as people over 65 years old.
Health officials use wireless devices to register people with vaccine appointments at a mass COVID-19 vaccination site outside The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. That's according to a tally Monday by Johns Hopkins University. The grim milestone wasn't entirely unexpected in a state with 40 million residents but its speed was stunning.

Hopeful Signs in CA as Counties Fight for Vaccines

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Indicators about the spread of the coronavirus showed what the top health official called “rays of hope” amid the deadliest days of the pandemic.
City worker Carlos Ruiz loads tanks of oxygen for COVID-19 patients, in the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. The city offers free oxygen refills for COVID-19 patients.

Oxygen Thefts Mount as Mexico Reports Record COVID-19 Deaths

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Thefts of oxygen mounted as Mexico reported its highest daily death toll since the coronavirus pandemic began, with 1,584 deaths confirmed Tuesday.
Paul Teesdale

Second Employee of the Welsh (UK) Ambulance Service Dies Due to COVID-19

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Paul Teesdale, a call handler for the Welsh Ambulance Service, has died after testing positive for COVID-19 on New Year’s Day, the ambulance service said.