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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....

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...

When can children get the COVID-19 vaccine? 5 questions parents are...

Wesley Kufel, Binghamton University, State University of New York The first U.S. COVID-19 vaccines are expected in clinics in mid-December, and states are drawing up...

Will Louisiana residents line up for the vaccine or wait and...

With the first batch of a COVID-19 vaccine expected to arrive in Louisiana over the next two weeks and for wider distribution by spring,...

Lafayette area ICU hospital beds are at 97 percent capacity

The Lafayette area’s ICU hospital beds are at 97 percent capacity, meaning only four beds are available in the region, the Louisiana Department of...

‘Every single one’ of Louisiana’s hospitals at risk of overflow

Gov. John Bel Edwards expressed deep concern Thursday about the continuous increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations across Louisiana, which have climbed by nearly 30 percent...

Louisiana prisons hastily pull plug on resuming family visits during COVID-19

Louisiana prisons have been preparing for about a month to resume family visits during the week of Thanksgiving after suspending them over eight months...

The Supreme Court could strike down Obamacare. Here’s what’s at stake.

WASHINGTON—The fate of the sweeping 2010 health care law known as Obamacare is again in limbo, with the Supreme Court on Tuesday set to...

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