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Calls grow for Missouri to expand underlying conditions eligible for COVID...

It’s been 15 years since Julie Vomund had cancer, but its effects still linger.  At 19 years old, Vomund was diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin's...

Health leaders appeal to Congress for more vaccines, better communication, increased...

WASHINGTON — State health officials from around the country had a clear answer when asked Tuesday what they need to better vaccinate their residents:...

COVID liability advances in Missouri Senate, expands to shield religious orgs

Churches would be immune from most lawsuits alleging COVID was contracted on their premises after an exemption was carved out for religious organizations during...

Missouri Republican legislator indicted for fraud, illegal prescriptions

A freshman lawmaker from southwest Missouri was charged Monday in a 20-count federal indictment alleging she sold fake stem-cell treatments and illegally prescribed narcotics...

If Missouri’s providers aren’t using vaccine promptly, their future shipments may...

The same day the state launched a new dashboard detailing the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed throughout Missouri, state officials made it clear...

Missouri governor says unemployment benefits paid in error must be returned

Missourians who were mistakenly paid unemployment benefits by the state should be required to pay that money back, Gov. Mike Parson said Thursday. The Missouri...

Feds try to ease vaccine backlog by enlisting retired nurses and...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced a move Wednesday to bolster the number of people who can administer COVID-19 vaccines by making it easier...

Missouri legislators, staff receive COVID vaccine intended for other state employees

Some Missouri state lawmakers received the initial doses of COVID vaccine Wednesday at an event that was intended for employees from Missouri’s Department of...

Parson defends Missouri COVID response, lays out agenda in State of...

Despite a COVID-19 outbreak scuttling his plans to address a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly, Gov. Mike Parson laid out his policy...

Black Missourians have only received 4% of the COVID vaccines administered...

Black residents in Missouri have received roughly 4 percent of the total COVID vaccines administered, despite making up 11 percent of the population, according...

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