Stories tagged: "coronavirus vaccine"


Healthcare workers will most likely be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
A COVID Vaccine Could Be Weeks Away for Some Americans. Here’s What You Need to Know.

You have questions about coronavirus vaccines? We have answers.

Amid a dangerous new COVID spike, NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen says North Carolinians must stay put. (Image via NC DPS)
Now, More Than Ever, Mandy Cohen Says North Carolinians Must Stay at Home

The vaccine is slowly rolling out in North Carolina, but the coronavirus’ spread is at an all-time high.

Doctors inject sisters Claudia Scott-Mighty, left, Althea Scott-Bonaparte, who are patient care directors, and Christine Scott, an ICU nurse, with their second shot of the Pfizer vaccine at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
Biden Plans to Release Available COVID Vaccine Doses Immediately

Biden “supports releasing available doses immediately, and believes the government should stop holding back vaccine supply so we can get more shots in Americans’ arms now.”

National Guard soldiers assist by directing those arriving for vaccination appointments at Bojangles Arena in Charlotte, NC, the primary site of vaccine distribution for Mecklenburg County. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
‘Spend More Time With the Grandkids’: North Carolinians Line Up in Charlotte for COVID Vaccine

Eat out. Get a haircut. Be a good citizen. People in Charlotte on why they rushed to get the COVID vaccine as NC upped inoculation efforts.

A healthcare worker with American Medical Response, Inc working with the Florida Department of Health in Broward administers a Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine to Cydne Fuller at the John Knox Village Continuing Care Retirement Community on January 6, 2021 in Pompano Beach, Florida.  The community administered the 2nd vaccine to 90 skilled nursing residents and 80 healthcare staff completing the inoculation for them. An additional 50 healthcare staff received their first dose of the vaccine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
‘A Deadly Threat’: Cooper Extends Curfew as COVID Cases Spike

As NC rolls out the next phase of coronavirus vaccinations, Gov. Roy Cooper extended the state’s curfew and called for vigilance.

NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen in a Dec. 10 media briefing. (Image via NC DPS)
New Year, New High in NC Coronavirus Cases

As NC rolls out vaccines, Mandy Cohen says the state is in its "most dangerous position" yet in the coronavirus pandemic.

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Only 2.1 Million People Have Received the Coronavirus Vaccine So Far. That’s Not Enough, Biden Says.

President-elect Joe Biden predicted that “things will get worse before they get better” when it comes to the pandemic.