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The state is pushing to get vaccines in the arms of mushroom workers, many of them Mexican immigrants.
Anthony Orozco May 14, 2021 | 2:17 PM
Hesitancy is higher in rural communities, particularly in the south-central region of the state – with over one-third of respondents saying they do not want the shot. Also, survey results show young people are more likely to say they will pass on the vaccine.
Julia Agos May 14, 2021 | 12:23 PM
Before heading out to buy milk or snacks, check to see if your city or state are still enforcing a mask mandate even if you are partially or fully vaccinated.
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May 14, 2021 | 5:30 AM
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For domestic travel, the CDC says that fully vaccinated travelers now do not need to get tested before or after travel.
By Laura Wamsley/NPR
May 14, 2021 | 5:24 AM
It likely won’t have much impact on many districts’ plans for the remainder of the school year.
By Corey Turner/NPR
May 14, 2021 | 5:18 AM
Pennsylvania’s comprehensive masking requirement is still in place for unvaccinated people, until 70% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
By The Associated Press May 13, 2021 | 5:13 PM
Children’s immunizations dropped dramatically during the pandemic, and health officials are eager to get kids caught back up on their routine shots before they return to school.
By Rachel Martin and Avie Schneider/NPR May 13, 2021 | 3:37 PM
The loosened guidance should make it easier to reopen schools and workplaces. But the CDC recommends that masks still be worn in crowded indoor settings like public transit and hospitals.
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Updated: May 13, 2021 | 6:10 pm
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A coronavirus variant is spreading quickly in India, causing a massive surge in cases. Scientists are rushing to see if vaccines will be effective against this variant. So far, the news is hopeful.
By Michaeleen Doucleff/NPR May 13, 2021 | 9:18 AM
“Everyone has a stake in more Ohioans getting vaccinated.”
By Jaclyn Diaz/NPR
May 13, 2021 | 5:49 AM
Health providers in the state could begin vaccinating people in the 12- to 15 age group later this week.
The Associated Press May 11, 2021 | 10:50 AM