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November 23, 2020 - 10:35 am
Bennett: Coronavirus restrictions are a ‘totalitarian nightmare’
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This undated photo issued by the University of Oxford shows of vial of coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, in Oxford, England. Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals. (University of Oxford/John Cairns via AP)
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November 23, 2020 - 9:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals. The results are...
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November 22, 2020 - 5:52 pm
Upper Midwest hit hardest by latest COVID-19 wave.
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November 22, 2020 - 5:21 pm
COVID-19 spurs Kansas Legislature to plan $3M tech upgrade.
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November 20, 2020 - 7:15 pm
Hospitals across Kansas are buckling as coronavirus cases swell, leading many schools to scale back in-person learning and one county to intensify plans for a possible field hospital.
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November 20, 2020 - 5:02 pm
On Saturday, November 28, the Sedgwick County Health Department COVID-19 Drive-through Sampling Site will operate over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2020, file photo, pedestrians walk past Pfizer world headquarters in New York. Pfizer said Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, it is asking U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on a process that could bring limited first shots as early as next month and eventually an end to the pandemic -- but not until after a long, hard winter. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
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November 20, 2020 - 4:39 pm
Pfizer formally asked U.S. regulators Friday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on a process that could bring limited first shots as early as next month and eventually an end to the pandemic -- but not until after a long, hard winter. The action comes days after...
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November 19, 2020 - 8:25 pm
Gov. Laura Kelly's strategy for ramping up coronavirus testing in Kansas is still a work in progress seven weeks after she announced it that even some of the state's contractors don't yet have all the details.
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November 19, 2020 - 7:55 pm
The Wichita City Council has passed a resolution that allows enforcement of Sedgwick County’s latest health order due to COVID-19.
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Thanksgiving travel
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November 19, 2020 - 12:59 pm
AAA Says Fewer Kansans Traveling for Thanksgiving
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