Coronavirus

Tri-Cities health district reports 34 COVID-19 deaths

KENNEWICK, Wash. – On Fridays, the Benton-Franklin Health District reports new COVID-19-related deaths in the Tri-Cities region. This week, there are more than usual. Here's why: "Due to a backlog of entries at the state level, this week's report of…

FDA advisory panel rejects widespread Pfizer booster shots

A federal advisory panel endorsed a plan to give Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to those who are 65 or older or run a risk of severe disease after rejecting a plan to give extra shots to most Americans.

POLL: Would you take a Covid booster shot if it was FDA approved?

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The entire state of Idaho is now under crisis standards of care

BOISE, Idaho — Crisis Standards of Care have been activated for hospitals across the entire state of Idaho. This is a direct result of the massive increase of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization. The influx of COVID patients is putting a strain on the state’s hospital system and exhausting all existing resources. CSC was activated in North Idaho earlier this month,…

POLL: Do you think the FDA should approve a 3rd Pfizer dose?

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