1. Oregon reports 473 new coronavirus cases as vaccine eligibility expands  KATU
  2. Oregon reports no new COVID-19 related deaths, 473 new cases  KTVZ
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The Oregon Health Authority reported 473 new coronavirus cases in the state, but no new deaths in Monday's report. This comes as the state opened up eligibility for the vaccine to all Oregonians over the age of 16. The latest report brings the state's total to 175,592 cases since the pandemic first began. The death toll remains unchanged as 2,460. Multnomah Countysaw the highest case counts in the latest report, with 135 new cases.The Oregon Health Authority reported 473 new coronavirus cases in the state, but no new deaths in Monday's report. This comes as the state opened up eligibility for the vaccine to all Oregonians over the age of 16. The latest report brings the state's total to 175,592 cases since the pandemic first began. The death toll remains unchanged as 2,460. Multnomah Countysaw the highest case counts in the latest report, with 135 new cases.

Oregon reports 473 new coronavirus cases as vaccine eligibility expands | KATU

Oregon reports 473 new coronavirus cases as vaccine eligibility expands

The bill would make it illegal for businesses, schools, doctors or government entity to ask about people's vaccine status, require they be vaccinated or prove they have been vaccinated.

COVID vaccine passports would be banned in N.J. under new bill - nj.com

Adults over 16 in all 50 states, plus D.C. and Puerto Rico, are eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine.Adults over 16 in all 50 states, plus D.C. and Puerto Rico, are eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine.

Coronavirus live updates: All adults in U.S. are now eligible to receive a vaccine - The Washington Post

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Letting countries create their own generic versions of the jabs is the best way to combat the spread of vaccine-resistant variants, says Gabriel Scally of Independent SageLetting countries create their own generic versions of the jabs is the best way to combat the spread of vaccine-resistant variants, says Gabriel Scally of Independent Sage

The world needs a patent waiver on Covid vaccines. Why is the UK blocking it? | Vaccines and immunisation | The Guardian

The store reached out to each patient that was mistakenly given saline and rescheduled a time for them to get properly vaccinated.The store reached out to each patient that was mistakenly given saline and rescheduled a time for them to get properly vaccinated.

North Carolina Walgreens accidently administers saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine | Fox Business

On Monday, the McDowell County Health Department reported 15 additional McDowell County residents have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19).On Monday, the McDowell County Health Department reported 15 additional McDowell County residents have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Update: 15 more McDowell residents test positive for COVID-19 | Latest Headlines | mcdowellnews.com

There are no new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, so the state’s death toll remains at 2,460, the Oregon Health Authority reported Monday.

Oregon reports no new COVID-19 related deaths, 473 new cases - KTVZ

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — As of Monday, all Oregonians age 16 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. There are several options to go about getting your shot. There's the public health website, where you can register for a vaccination clinic. If they're booked, consider a local pharmacy or call your doctor's office to schedule an appointment. Right now, Lane County Public Health is administering an average of 12,000 to 20,000 doses per week.LANE COUNTY, Ore. — As of Monday, all Oregonians age 16 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. There are several options to go about getting your shot. There's the public health website, where you can register for a vaccination clinic. If they're booked, consider a local pharmacy or call your doctor's office to schedule an appointment. Right now, Lane County Public Health is administering an average of 12,000 to 20,000 doses per week.

How to get your vaccine shot now that anyone 16 and older is eligible | KVAL

How to get your vaccine shot now that anyone 16 and older is eligible

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Starting Monday, everyone in Massachusetts age 16 or older will be eligible for the vaccine — opening up appointments to 1.7 million more residents — but health officials cautioned the state must do more to deliver doses to communities of color.Starting Monday, everyone in Massachusetts age 16 or older will be eligible for the vaccine — opening up appointments to 1.7 million more residents — but health officials cautioned the state must do more to deliver doses to communities of color.

Experts and advocates urge greater equity in distributing doses - The Boston Globe

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The Oregon Health Authority reported 473 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in the state on Monday.PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The Oregon Health Authority reported 473 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in the state on Monday.

Oregon Health Authority reports 473 more cases of COVID-19, no new deaths | News | kptv.com

A House committee Monday approved a proposal that would limit local emergency orders and make permanent Gov. Ron DeSantis’ executive order barring COVID-19 “passports” that would show people have been vaccinated. The Health & Human Services Committee voted 14-8 to support a revised proposal (HB 7047) intended to “minimize the negative effects of extended emergencies. ”A House committee Monday approved a proposal that would limit local emergency orders and make permanent Gov. Ron DeSantis’ executive order barring COVID-19 “passports” that would show people have been vaccinated. The Health & Human Services Committee voted 14-8 to support a revised proposal (HB 7047) intended to “minimize the negative effects of extended emergencies. ”

COVID-19 passport ban added to emergency bill | WPEC

COVID-19 passport ban added to emergency bill

New York is the first state to issue a "vaccine passport" app. How does it work and how secure is it?New York is the first state to issue a "vaccine passport" app. How does it work and how secure is it?

Here's how New York's 'vaccine passport' app works. | Popular Science

There were 77 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 between April 10 and 17, according to the boards of health. The rise in cases over the past three weeks comes as the state expanded vaccine eligibility to everyone over the age of 16 on Monday. Appointments will be available at 5 pm on Monday, April 19 […]

Vaccine eligibility expands to all over 16 - The Martha's Vineyard Times

Here's how to get an appointment.

82% of Oregonians will be eligible Monday, when COVID-19 vaccinations open to all residents 16 and older - oregonlive.com

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health reported 200 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, April 19. There are two new virus-related deaths. A total of 392,957 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19. A total of 2,493,089 Utahns have been tested. This is an increase of 2,695 people tested since yesterday. UDOH reports 4,480,6121 total tests, an […]SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health reported 200 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, April 19. There are two new virus-related deaths. A total of 392,957 Utahns have tested positive for…

200 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths reported in Utah on Monday | ABC4 Utah

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The Oregon Health Authority reported more than 35,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are being administered each day.The Oregon Health Authority reported more than 35,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are being administered each day.

OHA: More than 35k doses of vaccine administered daily | KOIN.com

City trucks across the Kansas City metro are fitted with snowplows and salt spreaders once again as the area prepares for snowfall.City trucks across the Kansas City metro are fitted with snowplows and salt spreaders once again as the area prepares for snowfall.

Kansas City metro crews prep for expected snow overnight, Tuesday

New study looks at public attitudes to COVID-19 vaccine aid. The results are reassuring.New study looks at public attitudes to COVID-19 vaccine aid. The results are reassuring.

Most people support sharing vaccines with other countries — new study

Most people support sharing vaccines with other countries — new study

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India will waive its 10% customs duty on imported COVID-19 vaccines, a senior government official told Reuters on Monday, as it tries to boost supplies to counter a dramatic surge in coronavirus cases. Imports of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine are due to arrive soon and the government has also urged Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson to sell their products to India. The official, who declined to be named, also said the government was considering allowing private entities to import approved vaccines for sale on the open market without government intervention.India will waive its 10% customs duty on imported COVID-19 vaccines, a senior government official told Reuters on Monday, as it tries to boost supplies to counter a dramatic surge in coronavirus cases. Imports of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine are due to arrive soon and the government has also urged Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson to sell their products to India. The official, who declined to be named, also said the government was considering allowing private entities to import approved vaccines for sale on the open market without government intervention.

India to waive import duty on COVID-19 vaccines, says govt source

A Walgreens store in North Carolina mistakenly gave people shots of saline instead of a COVID-19 vaccine, the company said.A Walgreens store in North Carolina mistakenly gave people shots of saline instead of a COVID-19 vaccine, the company said. The pharmacy chain insisted that a “limited number” of people were

Walgreens store injected saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine

We're hearing from a local woman who says she and her husband were among those involved in a vaccine mix-up at a local Walgreens. The company admits some people who were supposed to get a COVID shot were accidently injected with a saline solution instead.

Local Woman Accidentally Given Saline Injection, Instead of COVID Shot at Walgreens in Monroe - WCCB Charlotte's CW

Saline, or sodium chloride solution, is used to dilute some COVID-19 vaccines before injection.Saline, or sodium chloride solution, is used to dilute some COVID-19 vaccines before injection.

Did a Walgreens in NC Inadvertently Inject Saline Instead of COVID-19 Vaccines? | Snopes.com

Some counties in Northern California are signaling a decline in demand for the COVID-19 vaccine as eligibility opened to all Americans ages 16 and older.Some counties in Northern California are signaling a decline in demand for the COVID-19 vaccine as eligibility opened to all Americans ages 16 and older.

COVID-19 vaccine demand declining in some counties

IDPH reports 841 new COVID-19 positive tests and three additional deathsIDPH reports 841 new COVID-19 positive tests and three additional deaths

Over 870,000 Iowans have completed the COVID-19 vaccine series

Every Massachusetts resident 16 or older — an estimated 1.7 million people — will become eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations Monday as the third and final phase of the state's vaccination plan goes into effect.Starting Monday, every Massachusetts resident who is 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

1.7M Bay Staters now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines Monday

People who live or work in Massachusetts, 16 years or older, will now be able to get the shot. The state estimates about 1.7 million people will become eligible.People who live or work in Massachusetts, 16 years or older, will now be able to get the shot. The state estimates about 1.7 million people will become eligible.

'It's About Time': All Massachusetts Residents Become Eligible For The Vaccine Monday | CommonHealth

Walgreens reached out to all impacted patients and gave them the correct injection as soon as they could.Walgreens reached out to all impacted patients and gave them the correct injection as soon as they could.

North Carolina Walgreens mixes up COVID-19 vaccine with saline

By SALINA POSTAfter being postponed because of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause, the rural Saline County COVID-19 vaccination clinicsBy SALINA POSTAfter being postponed because of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause, the rural Saline County COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Rural Saline County COVID-19 vaccination clinics rescheduled

2,73,810 cases in 24 hrs | 1,50,61,919 total cases | 1,619 more fatalities | 1,78,769 total deaths Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service New Delhi, April 19 All Indian adults will be able to access CoNeed to buy from open market | States, private hospitals to procure directly from makers 2,73,810 cases in 24 hrs | 1,50,61,919 total cases | 1,619 more fatalities | 1,78,769 total deaths

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BOSTON (WHDH) – Massachusetts residents 16 years and older became eligible to book their COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday. This opened up vaccines to another 1.7...

‘Feels like relief’: Mass. residents 16 and older now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

‘Feels like relief’: Mass. residents 16 and older now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

A Florida House committee made a change to a bill that sets ground rules for managing long-term emergencies that would cement Gov. Ron DeSantis' call for a ban on so-called coronavirus "vaccine passports." The rule would prevent government agencies from issuing COVID-19 passports and bar Florida businesses from requiring customers to show documentation that they have been vaccinated or have recovered from the virus.A Florida House committee made a change to a bill that sets ground rules for managing long-term emergencies that would cement Gov. Ron DeSantis' call for a ban on so-called coronavirus "vaccine passports." The rule would prevent government agencies from issuing COVID-19 passports and bar Florida businesses from requiring customers to show documentation that they have been vaccinated or have recovered from the virus.

COVID vaccine passport ban added to bill in Florida House - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

From a small office in an Abu Dhabi skyscraper, Ukrainian national Natalya Muzaleva and her Hungarian husband Istvan Perger run an art gallery, a real estate agency and an oilfield services company.From a small office in an Abu Dhabi skyscraper, Ukrainian national Natalya Muzaleva and her Hungarian husband Istvan Perger run an art gallery, a real estate agency and an oilfield services company.

EXCLUSIVE Abu Dhabi art gallery owner has a sideline business: trading COVID-19 vaccines | Reuters

There are no new COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, so the state’s death toll remains at 2,460, Oregon Health Authority reported Sunday.

Oregon reports no new COVID-19 related deaths, 628 new cases - KTVZ

There are now more than 2 million residents who are fully vaccinated in Massachusetts, and on Monday COVID-19 vaccines are expanding to more people in the state and across the country.There are now more than 2 million residents who are fully vaccinated in Massachusetts, and on Monday COVID-19 vaccines are expanding to more people in the state and across the country.

Vaccine eligibility for all adults opens up on Monday | WWLP

The good news: The vaccine effect is clear in some countries.The good news: The vaccine effect is clear in some countries.

Global COVID cases hit record high as virus surges in India - Axios

"You question how could that even happen? "Plenty of questions for Lisa Strawn. She says she and her husband walked into the Walgreens on Fincher Street in Monroe on March 20 and got what they thought was the Pfizer vaccine. "About 5:30 they called us and told us we needed to come back the next day, that there had been a mix-up with our shot,” Strawn said. Strawn was told the pharmacist had forgotten to mix the vaccine and they had only gotten a saline shot."You question how could that even happen? "Plenty of questions for Lisa Strawn. She says she and her husband walked into the Walgreens on Fincher Street in Monroe on March 20 and got what they thought was the Pfizer vaccine. "About 5:30 they called us and told us we needed to come back the next day, that there had been a mix-up with our shot,” Strawn said. Strawn was told the pharmacist had forgotten to mix the vaccine and they had only gotten a saline shot.

'How could this happen?' NC woman receives shot of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine | WLOS

'How could this happen?' NC woman receives shot of saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine

The days of endless and fruitless searches, long lines and day trips across the state are gone. Welcome to the walk-in Covid-19 vaccination era.The days of endless and fruitless searches, long lines and day trips across the state are gone. Welcome to the walk-in Covid-19 vaccination era.

No appointment necessary: Walk-in Covid vaccination clinics are becoming the norm | Local News | buffalonews.com

"We are investigating what happened and have taken immediate steps to review our procedures with the location to prevent this from occurring again," the store said in a statement.“We are investigating what happened and have taken immediate steps to review our procedures with the location to prevent this from occurring again,” the store said in a statement.

NC Walgreens accidentally gave some patients saline injection instead of COVID vaccine | CBS 17

Due to early logistical planning, Rwanda had the capacity to store 5 million doses before the vaccines arrived.Due to early logistical planning, Rwanda had the capacity to store 5 million doses before the vaccines arrived.

How Rwanda is managing its COVID-19 vaccination rollout plans

How Rwanda is managing its COVID-19 vaccination rollout plans