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Topic: vaccine

Eligible students permitted to travel home for a day to recieve COVID-19 vaccine.

News, University News

Students travel home for COVID-19 vaccines

March 10, 2021 0 comments

As states across the country expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, some University students are qualifying for the shot in their home states, prompting them to travel miles outside of the Ocean State and back to get their first and second doses.

Brown professors over 75 describe vaccination process

News, University News

Brown professors over 75 describe vaccination process

February 17, 2021 0 comments

For Barrett Hazeltine, professor emeritus of engineering, setting an appointment for his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine was a complicated process. Hazeltine, 89, said that, like anything else in Rhode Island, “you gotta know a guy.”

Brown researchers weigh in on COVID-19 vaccines

News, Science & Research

Brown researchers weigh in on COVID-19 vaccines

November 25, 2020 0 comments

Since pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna announced that their vaccines for COVID-19 had achieved around 95 percent effectiveness, University researchers have formed insights about their potential impacts.

R.I. COVID-19 Roundup: Pfizer to test new vaccine in Ocean State, as Mayor Elorza limits gatherings to five in Providence

Metro, News

R.I. COVID-19 Roundup: Pfizer to test new vaccine in Ocean State, as Mayor Elorza limits gatherings to five in Providence

November 17, 2020 0 comments

As Rhode Island continues to report record rates of positive COVID-19 tests, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed an executive order limiting social gatherings to five people.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Voting, Lockdowns and Case Counts

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Voting, Lockdowns and Case Counts

October 30, 2020 0 comments

On the eve of Halloween, Dr. Ashish Jha joins The Herald’s COVID Pod team to discuss the implications of the Nov. 3 presidential election and how to safely exercise the right to vote. Dr. Jha also touches on the lockdowns occurring in multiple European countries and what that means for the United States.

Schmidt ’21: Get real — the COVID-19 vaccine isn’t coming soon

Columns, Opinions

Schmidt ’21: Get real — the COVID-19 vaccine isn’t coming soon

October 27, 2020 1 comment

The world is coming to terms with COVID-19 and establishing a “new normal” for continuing with everyday life. Naturally, many people — especially in countries hardest hit like the United States — are wondering if there is an end in sight to the pandemic.