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‘Nobody is satisfied’ with Louisiana’s vaccine distribution so far, Edwards says

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ covered three major topics during a Wednesday afternoon press conference: the schedule for a special election for the seats left...

Louisiana pharmacies overwhelmed as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands

Louisiana pharmacies selected to receive COVID-19 vaccinations that can be used to inoculate people 70 years old and above were inundated with phone calls...

7 Things You Need To Know About Louisiana’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Louisiana is entering its fourth week of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and the number of people who qualify for the first vaccine shot is tripling....

Louisiana will make small amounts of COVID-19 vaccine available to people...

Louisiana will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to people 70 and older and additional types of health care workers next week as the first batch...

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow admitted to ICU with COVID-19

Louisiana's newly-elected U.S. congressman, Luke Letlow, was admitted into intensive care Wednesday at Ochsner LSU Health Center in Shreveport after he was hospitalized with...

La. Supreme Court, citing procedural error, sends ‘Edwards v. House’ petition case...

The Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday vacated a November ruling from a Baton Rouge Judge that said it was unconstitutional for the Louisiana House,...

There are good reasons Black people don’t trust health institutions, but...

By Maurice Sholas, M.D., Ph.D.   “To make people trust, you need to become trustworthy….  I think if…communities were engaged in conversation... people would know:  ‘You...

Attending LSU basketball games more dangerous than attending football games, epidemiologist...

An announced plan to limit the stands at LSU basketball’s games to 25 percent capacity is not restrictive enough to adequately prevent the spread...

John Bel Edwards plans to get the COVID-19 vaccine — but...

Gov. John Bel Edwards and his family will get the COVID-19 vaccine eventually, but he isn’t sure when that will happen yet.  “All the members...

Mass COVID-19 vaccine distribution ‘could take some time’ as hospitalizations surge

The Pfizer vaccine may be coming to Louisiana as soon as this weekend, but mass distribution is still several months away, Gov. John Bel...

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