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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.

Alfred (ME) Fire Rescue Scales Back Operations After COVID-19 Outbreak

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Alfred Fire Rescue has suspended most operations after multiple AFR staff tested positive for COVID-19.
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 file photo, COVID-19 mass-vaccination of healthcare workers takes place at Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles. Mutations to the virus are rapidly popping up and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.

Mutations Rise along with Cases

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The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, and health officials say the high rate of new cases is the main reason.
FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are placed next to a loaded syringe in Throop, Pa. On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, California's state epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan recommended providers stop using lot 41L20A of the Moderna vaccine pending completion of an investigation by state officials, Moderna, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the federal Food and Drug Administration, because some people received medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions.

CA Becomes First State to Top Three Million Virus Cases

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The first coronavirus case in California was confirmed last Jan. 25. It took 292 days to get to 1 million infections.

191 San Diego Fire-Rescue Personnel Decline COVID-19 Vaccine So Far

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As of Wednesday, 99 firefighters had tested positive, according San Diego Fire-Rescue.