The FDA has approved a 2nd COVID booster shot for people 50 and older CREDIT: Grant Hindsley/AFP via Getty Images Listen NWPB’s Rachel Sun talks to experts about the FDA approval of a 2nd COVID booster shot for people 50 and older / Runtime – 3:53 Read The FDA approved a second coronavirus booster shot… Read More
Studies of COVID in wastewater can help predict outbreaks Listen Rachel Sun reports on how scientists at the University of Idaho are tracking COVID through wastewater / Runtime – 1:46 Read Wastewater testing at the University of Idaho is helping to pave the way for a new method of tracking and predicting spikes in COVID-19… Read More
Two Washington State prisons are dealing with COVID outbreaks CREDIT: Washington DOC Listen Anna King reports on two Washington State prisons dealing with COVID outbreaks/Runtime – 43 seconds Read Two Washington prisons east of the Cascades have COVID-19 outbreaks. Many prisoners are being kept mostly in their cells to reduce transmission of COVID. Almost Read More
Hundreds gathered Saturday at the Washington State Capitol to protest COVID mandates. Photo Credit: AP Listen Read Washington’s mask mandate will lift next Saturday. But that didn’t stop hundreds of people from rallying at the state Capitol Saturday in opposition to COVID-related restrictions. There was music, and a small convoy of honking big rigs. But… Read More
More Murrow News Stories PULLMAN, WASH – Dodge Matthews has been waiting for his grandparents to get the coronavirus vaccine “They’ve been eligible to get the COVID vaccine, but it’s just not available in their rural community. There’s not too many places that actually give out the vaccine,” Matthews said. “Henry,” a source who Read More
Vaccine supply chains are extremely specialized and sensitive, relying on expensive machinery, highly trained staff and finicky ingredients. Manufacturers have run into intermittent shortages of key materials, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office; the combination of surging demand and workforce disruptions from the pandemic has caused delays of four to 12 Read More
Congress plans to pass on Monday a bipartisan $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill after intense negotiations over its final details. Leaders of both parties are lauding the agreement, claiming victory for provisions they were able to get in — and keep out. The measure includes up to a $600 relief check for many Americans as well as an assortment of aid for small businesses Read More
More Murrow News Stories PULLMAN (Murrow News 8) – Students at Washington State University are five weeks into online classes this fall. This is causing difficulties with some of the students becoming distracted or not paying attention. This is pushing students into unknown territory, becoming the first generation to have completely online classes. Some students, Read More
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