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Indiana Hospitals Prepare to Administer First COVID-19 Vaccine Shots

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Hospital officials across central Indiana are prepared to receive and administer COVID-19 vaccine shots, and anticipate federal approval of at least one vaccine candidate within weeks, they said Tuesday. Indiana University Health, the state’s largest

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As Hamilton County Awaits Vaccine, COVID Restrictions Get Tighter

NOBLESVILLE, Ind, — County health leaders in Hamilton County are cracking down during this coronavirus resurgence. Hamilton County is in the “orange” designation, according to the state health department, meaning that the spread of the virus is

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 19: A general view of AstraZeneca is seen during Prime Minister Scott Morrison's visit on August 19, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. The Australian government has announced an agreement with the British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca to secure at least 25 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine if it passes clinical trials. The University of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine is currently in phase-three testing. If the vaccine proves to be successful, Australia will manufacture and supply vaccines and will be made available for free. The project could deliver the first vaccines by the end of this year or by early 2021.

AstraZeneca Says Its Vaccine Candidate Is 70-percent Effective

OXFORD, United Kingdom. — AstraZeneca says its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective in preventing the disease. The drug company and the University of Oxford are in late-stage trials of developing a coronavirus vaccine.  Today, researchers are claiming