Stories tagged: "covid vaccine"


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How to Talk to Your Kids About Masks and Vaccines

We got expert tips on explaining masks and vaccines to children in a way that gets them comfortable with COVID-prevention measures.

Blacksburg, Va. - As of last week, 47% of Virginia Tech students are vaccinated, and 2% of students received an approved exemption, meaning nearly half of enrolled students are in compliance. (Photo: Alex Scribner)
Can I Attend A Virginia College Or University Without Being Vaccinated?

RICHMOND-New and returning Virginia college students hope to return to normalcy this fall, but the vaccine question looms.

New COVID-19 Symptoms? Doctors Say Delta Variant ‘Acts Differently’

AXTON-Gone are the traditional versions from last year. COVID-19 symptoms in this Delta variant now mimic a 'bad cold', experts say.

If You Have A Weakened Immune System, Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Help?

COLLINSVILLE-After vaccinated Henry County teacher dies of COVID-19, CDC and state officials warn immuno-compromised residents.

Delta Variant Now Found In All of Virginia’s Health Districts

ROANOKE-Less than a month after first reaching Virginia, the Delta variant is now found in every health district across the state.

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?

President Joe Biden listens as Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), right, speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the NIH, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. NIH Director Francis Collins is at center. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only 6% of Black Americans Have Been Vaccinated. Here’s How Biden Is Trying to Change That.

Medical experts say it will take a concerted effort to meet the challenges of rebuilding trust and ensuring vaccine access for communities of color.