Who’s first to get COVID vaccine in Alabama?

Laveta Brigham

Healthcare workers are slated to get the first available COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alabama, but with about 300,000 healthcare workers and only about 41,000 doses of vaccine expected in the first shipment, the Alabama Department of Public Health will have to make some difficult choices. State Health Officer Dr. Scott […]

CDC changes testing guidelines for asymptomatic people; University of Alabama has 560 cases; two reinfections in Europe

Laveta Brigham

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its COVID-19 testing guidelines. Now, the CDC says, people without symptoms “do not necessarily need a test” – even if they’ve been exposed to COVID-19. In Hawaii, its most populous island is returning to stay-at-home orders in its fight against COVID-19, while Massachusetts is […]