coronavirus vaccine

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More than 2 million Hoosiers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a little more than four months into the state’s rollout. The Indiana Department of Health announced the milestone Wednesday.

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Hoosier lawmakers passed a ban on COVID-19 vaccine passports in the waning hours of the 2021 legislative session Thursday.

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Pharmacists are often the first, and in some cases, the only health care providers in rural Indiana communities.

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Despite more than 1.4 million Hoosiers fully vaccinated, the state is seeing an increase in cases and hospitalizations. That’s because the state is in a race against more infectious variants. 

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Indiana is supplying big businesses and higher education institutions with the COVID-19 vaccine, to help vaccinate their employees and students.

IU School Of Medicine Hails Astrazeneca Trials

Mar 31, 2021
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Despite issues with the COVID-19 vaccine abroad, researchers say the Astrazeneca vaccine is safe.

Five hundred thirty-two Hoosiers were among 32,449 people in the U.S., Peru and Chile who participated in trials of the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

“We're really proud to be able to recruit strongly in our Latinx and over 65 communities,” IU School of Medicine Dr. Cynthia Brown said. “But it also showed us that we still have continuing work to do among our black population in Indiana to ensure that we can enroll those individuals in trials.

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Hoosiers in northwest Indiana – and across northern Indiana – will soon have access to more COVID-19 vaccination opportunities. 

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Hoosiers 30 and older can now register for appointments to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the Indiana Department of Health announced Monday. The state will open eligibility to all Hoosiers 16 and older on Wednesday, March 31.

Lots of people have questions about getting vaccinated against COVID-19. That includes the millions of Americans with weakened immune systems that put them at higher risk of severe disease if they do get infected with the coronavirus.

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Indiana K-12 teachers, school staff and child care workers can get the COVID-19 vaccine at any site in the state, starting Monday.

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