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Staffing crisis at area hospitals continues

An increasing number of sick employees and an continuing rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations have extended a staffing crisis in Southern Nevada hospitals for a second week.

 
Lawsuit aims to pre-empt CCSD COVID-19 vaccine mandate, end testing

The federal lawsuit filed this week argues that both the vaccination mandate and a requirement that unvaccinated workers be tested for COVID-19 are unconstitutional.

 
Long COVID patients ‘begging for help’ with lingering health problems

It is not unusual for patients recovering from certain viruses, such as West Nile virus or even the flu, to have ongoing complications. But long COVID is more prevalent, more severe and longer lasting.

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Public comment sought for area wtihin Red Rock Canyon

Areas in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, including the Scenic Drive, will reopen Monday after a weekslong closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 
Birth and death: Unvaccinated mom dies after child is born

“She tried so hard to have that baby, and she never even knew it was born. Never got to hold her,” Vena Foster said about her sister, Kimmie Pavone, who was 35.

CDC doesn’t follow suit with FDA on Pfizer booster shots

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended its emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to allow for booster shots for certain populations.

All 4 of Nevada’s key COVID-19 metrics edge higher

Nevada on Tuesday reported 1,230 new coronavirus cases and 38 deaths over the preceding day as the state’s longer-term COVID-19 metrics all edged higher.

Ex-Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has breakthrough case of COVID-19

The current president at the University of Nevada, Reno, tweeted Wednesday that he is experiencing only mild symptoms after being vaccinated in the spring.

 
Voices of the unvaccinated: Nevadans explain decisions to shun shots

They’ve been warned, ridiculed, cajoled, induced, even threatened, but they still have not received the COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s what they said when we asked them to explain.