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Rumors swirled vaccine went to waste in rural Missouri. Officials say...

The Bollinger County Health Center had a predicament on its hands. In conjunction with the state, it had organized a mass vaccination event on Wednesday...

Missouri teachers, childcare workers eligible for COVID vaccine by mid-March

Teachers, childcare providers, employees of food processing plants and other critical infrastructure workers will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine starting March 15,...

Game-changing one-dose vaccine could be in states’ hands shortly

WASHINGTON — States struggling to provide enough COVID-19 vaccines are likely just a few days away from a pivotal development in the vaccination race:...

Parson hints COVID vaccine eligibility will soon expand, including teachers

Gov. Mike Parson said he'll make an announcement Thursday on "moving forward on the vaccine phases,” citing an anticipated boost to the state’s vaccine...

Big uptick in COVID vaccine supplies for states expected soon

WASHINGTON — Executives from five COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers told Congress Tuesday that they expect to significantly boost the number of shots delivered to states...

‘Ready to give up’: Eligible Missourians struggle to find vaccine appointments

Darlene Davis has been searching for an available vaccine appointment in the Kansas City area at least three times a day. In her search, Davis,...

For disability-rights advocate advising Missouri vaccine plan, the work is personal

Over two decades ago, Kasey Kittell opened Sara Hart Weir’s eyes to a population of people who are often overlooked. Kittell was born with Down...

CDC issues detailed strategy for safely reopening K-12 schools

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released updated guidance to provide educators a science-based plan for reopening K-12 schools. The...

‘At the whims of the state’: Confusion persists for Missouri’s COVID-19...

When the St. Louis County Department of Public Health saw itself listed among the hospitals expected to receive thousands of vaccines last week, it...

Missouri could receive $1.7 billion in Medicaid funds under U.S. House...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats are trying again to entice a dozen holdout states to expand Medicaid coverage with the prospect of billions of...

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