Stories tagged: "coronavirus"

A Second Virginia Child Dies Due to COVID-19

RICHMOND-The state health department says a child in the Rappahannock Health District died due to the virus.

Contributed photo - Rita Browning teaches math class at Laurel Park Middle School.
Yes, Virginia, Face Masks Are Still Mandatory in Local Schools

COLLINSVILLE-Yes, the emergency order's gone. But face masks are still mandatory in all Virginia schools, at least for this summer.

Covid-19’s Delta Variant Arrives in Virginia. Here’s What We Know.

RICHMOND-What do we know about COVID-19's Delta variant? Now that it's arrived in Virginia, will the regular vaccines work against it?

Christopher, a Malayan tiger at the Virginia Zoo. Photo courtesy of Virginia Zoo
How Does COVID-19 Affect Animals? Virginia Zoo Case Offers Answers

NORFOLK – How does COVID-19 affect animals? A case at the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk shows that wildlife can get the virus, but the impact is slightly different.

Medical assistant Shalice Wheeler, left, administers Covid-19 vaccine to physician assistant Matt Ferraro at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado on Thursday. December 17, 2020. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
All Vaccines Have Side Effects. The COVID Vaccine Is No Different. What You Need to Know.

Plus what makes an mRNA vaccine different and how there are more doses of the Pfizer vaccine than expected.

Riverside Lanes in Danville closed suddenly this month. Photo by Amie Knowles.
Community Members Rally to Spare Bowling Alley

DANVILLE-When Riverside Lanes opened in 1960 along Riverside Drive in Danville, it was the place to be.

The Pfizer COVID vaccine is now just one step away from approval for use in the United States.
Panel Vote Puts Pfizer COVID Vaccine Before FDA for Final Approval

Government advisers determined that the benefits of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and effective, clearing the way for final FDA approval of the shot this week.