Here are the COVID-19 hospitalizations in Colorado

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The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Colorado has stalled at around 300 for weeks.

DENVER — If you’re also guilty of refreshing Chris Vanderveen’s Twitter account for his 4 p.m. numbers update, you might have noticed that lately, Colorado’s hospitalization numbers have just stayed … flat. 

This is a key metric in the state’s fight against COVID-19, since one of the main goals is not to overwhelm hospital systems with people fighting the virus. 

At the peak of the winter surge, there were nearly 2,000 novel coronavirus patients in Colorado hospitals. That number has dropped to around 320 – and

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Mattawan mom among COVID19 infection, hospitalization increase

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MATTAWAN, Mich. — A Mattawan woman is hospitalized with a severe case of COVID-19, putting a face to the growing number of new infections and hospitalizations across the state.

Shannon O’Day Brown, a former nurse turned mom of four, lives in Mattawan, but is at University Hospital in Ann Arbor, on a ventilator, after being transported by helicopter from one in West Michigan last week.

“She’s just so energetic,” said Jonah Brown, Shannon’s son. “She’s fun and caring and she pushes all of us to do the things that we do.”

According to her family, Shannon began developing symptoms of

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U.S. health body questions robustness of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial data

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AstraZeneca Plc may have provided an incomplete view of efficacy data on its COVID-19 vaccine from a large scale trial in the United States, a U.S. health agency said Tuesday, in a fresh setback for the shot.

The concerns throw into question whether the British drugmaker can seek U.S. emergency use authorization for the vaccine in the coming weeks as planned, and come just one day after interim data from the trial had shown better-than-expected results.

The vaccine developed with Oxford University was 79% effective in preventing symptomatic illness

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Chicago hospital CEO suspended after improper vaccinations

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A Chicago hospital’s CEO has been suspended for two weeks following a series of COVID-19 vaccination events involving alleged favoritism, including one in which ineligible Trump Tower workers were vaccinated

CHICAGO — A Chicago hospital’s CEO has been suspended for two weeks following a series of COVID-19 vaccination events involving alleged favoritism, including one in which ineligible Trump Tower workers were vaccinated.

The unpaid suspension of Loretto Hospital’s president and CEO, George Miller, is on hold until the

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Your Immune System Evolves To Fight Coronavirus Variants

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A lot of worry has been triggered by discoveries that variants of the pandemic-causing coronavirus can be more infectious than the original. But now scientists are starting to find some signs of hope on the human side of this microbe-host interaction. By studying the blood of COVID survivors and people who have been vaccinated, immunologists are learning that some of our immune system cells—which remember past infections and react to them—might have their own abilities to change, countering mutations in the virus. What this means, scientists think, is that the immune system might have evolved its own way of

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