WV and National Disaster News - March 26, 2021



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WEst Virginia

Health department to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Kanawha students in the coming weeks (WCHS-TV)

New link to register for COVID-19 vaccine in the Mid-Ohio Valley (WTAP-TV)

Clarksburg City Council discusses use of $6.3 Million from the American Rescue Plan (WBOY-TV)

Mercer County signs new Emergency Management Director (WVVA-TV)

Former PFD captain tapped as Mercer County Emergency Services director (The Bluefield Daily Telegraph)

WV Daily Update and Stats for March 26, 2021 (WVDHHR)



COVID-19 News

GlaxoSmithKline requests emergency authorization from FDA for COVID antibody drug (CNBC)

Justice Department Takes Action Against COVID-19 Fraud (U.S. Department of Justice News Release)

'Day of' COVID-19 test cleared by FDA for event, wedding testing (Philly Voice)

Herd Immunity Is Near, Despite Fauci’s Denial (Wall Street Journal)  


Vaccine News

Far-Right Extremists Move From ‘Stop the Steal’ to Stop the Vaccine (NY Times)

A mouthful of nickels? Some say they taste metal after a COVID-19 vaccination (NBC News)

'One mistake after the other.' How AstraZeneca went from pandemic hero to villain (CNN)

Pfizer begins COVID vaccine trial on infants and young kids (CNBC)


Equity and Access

Funding Black and Latinx community institutions is the key to vaccine equity (The Hill)

Maryland program will lean on hospitals to get COVID vaccines to vulnerable populations (Baltimore Sun)



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