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Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier

COLUMN: Numbers suggest another COVID surge as Iowans’ vaccinations lag

These are not warning signs. They are bright-red, blaring alarms. We’re headed for another COVID-19 wave this winter in Iowa, and in many parts of the country, unless things get turned around soon. And that sure is a difficult thing to justify with the availability of vaccines. COVID-related hospitalizations in...
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Numbers suggest another COVID surge as Iowans’ vaccinations lag

These are not warning signs. They are bright-red, blaring alarms. We’re headed for another COVID-19 wave this winter in Iowa, and in many parts of the country, unless things get turned around soon. And that sure is a difficult thing to justify with the availability of vaccines. COVID-related hospitalizations in...
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Sioux City Journal

ERIN MURPHY: Numbers suggest another COVID surge as Iowans’ vaccinations lag

These are not warning signs. They are bright-red, blaring alarms. We’re headed for another COVID-19 wave this winter in Iowa, and in many parts of the country, unless things get turned around soon. And that sure is a difficult thing to justify with the availability of vaccines. COVID-related hospitalizations in...
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COVID-19 vaccination mistake in Iowa

URBANDALE, IA (AP) — There was a big mistake at an Iowa mass vaccination. An Iowa hospital says it is implementing procedures to ensure it doesn’t repeat a mistake made last weekend, when more than 100 children were given the wrong dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. MercyOne said in a...
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Iowa hospital says some kids were given wrong vaccine dose

Urbandale, IA (AP) — An Iowa hospital says it is implementing procedures to ensure it doesn’t repeat a mistake, when more than 100 children were given the wrong dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. MercyOne said in a statement that the children under age 12 at a mass vaccination event in...
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Iowa State research validates CDC plan for vaccine distribution

DES MOINES — The federal government’s plan for distributing the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccines roughly a year ago mostly hit the mark and likely helped to limit the number of COVID-19-related deaths, according to a recent analysis and report from researchers at Iowa State University. Around this time...
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