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The latest coverage on coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Arizona Public Media newsroom. Video News

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VIDEO

We Belong Here Too

Local Asian American leaders talk about how friends and loved ones are coping with and responding to the recent surge in violence against AAPI communities.
July 8, 2021

The Rise of Substance Abuse

Substance abuse of all kinds has greatly increased during COVID 19. (8:39)
May 2, 2021

Pandemic Dreams

A look into the vocabulary of dreams and how they might be helping us to make sense of our new normal in ways that we are incapable of doing during our waking life. (9:54)
April 9, 2021
NEWS

Navajo Nation lifts mandatory mask mandate

New president Buu Nygren says it's time for the Nation to get back to work
January 24, 2023

Three years on, COVID-19 no longer grabs headlines, still poses a threat

It hits the elderly hardest, it spikes in summer and winter, it killed men in Arizona at sharply higher rates t
January 5, 2023

Pima County to host vaccine clinics in Green Valley, starting Wednesday

Clinics will offer influenza and COVID shots, along with free at-home COVID tests.
December 20, 2022

Respiratory illnesses continue rise in Pima County

Officials are asking residents to update their vaccinations, wear masks and social distance.
December 15, 2022

Maricopa County sees large spike in flu, COVID-19, and RSV

Officials are urging that anyone 6 months or older get vaccinated for the flu and for COVID-19, especially with more gatherings during the holiday season.
December 9, 2022

COVID-19 infection rates return to high level in eight Arizona counties

The rise follows an increase in infections nationwide
November 29, 2022

COVID numbers rising in Arizona again

Most of the state is considered having a medium transmission rate.
November 22, 2022

Man who threatened school principal over Covid-19 protocols found guilty

Kelly Walker forced his way into the school and said he was there to "arrest" the principal
October 28, 2022

National Assessment of Educational Progress shows pandemic struggles

Arizona data close to sinking national average
October 25, 2022

Pima County passes national number in bivalent booster administration

Pima County currently has 9% of eligible people who are 12 and up vaccinated with the new shot.
October 18, 2022

Bivalent boosters approved for ages 5 to 11

The FDA and CDC approved the usage of the drug on Oct. 12.
October 12, 2022

University of Arizona aims to help teachers get students back on track after the pandemic

Psychology students and instructors offer their expertise to help the transition back to in-person learning.
October 3, 2022

Arizona Dept. of Health Services encourages Pfizer vaccine amid Moderna shortage

The shortage is expected to last two weeks.
September 19, 2022

Pima County teams up with UA for COVID vaccines

The clinic will offer the new bivalent vaccines.
September 16, 2022

Free COVID testing availaible

SonoraQuest labs is offering the service at 50 sites in Arizona.
September 13, 2022

Roll up your sleeves, Pima County receives new COVID boosters

Vaccines are available in local clinics as of Sep. 7.
September 7, 2022

New COVID Booster shots rolling out

Boosters were put on hold when FDA approved new vaccines.
September 2, 2022

Navajo Nation sees success in COVID-19 vaccination for children

More than half of the children are vaccinated.
September 1, 2022

Brnovich sues Tucson over vaccine mandate

AG claims civil rights violation.
August 31, 2022

COVID transmission rates continue dropping in Arizona

More than half of Arizona counties are now in the CDC's low category.
August 29, 2022

COVID transmission falls slightly in Arizona

Two counties transmission rates improve while one gets worse.
August 21, 2022

UA prepares for COVID and monkeypox

Robbins urges community not to stigmatize people with monkeypox.
August 15, 2022

More Arizona counties have low COVID transmission

The CDC says a third of Arizona counties now are in the low transmission category.
August 12, 2022

The Buzz heads back to school

With classes back in session, we speak to educators about the coming school year.
August 12, 2022
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