Coronavirus

Roughly 4.4 million Southland residents are expected to hit the road or take to the skies this Thanksgiving.

from KCRW Features

At the start of the pandemic, performance artist Kristina Wong was feeling inessential. The world was on lockdown and her services weren’t in much demand.

from Greater LA

“I really want to give up. The only thing that keeps me going is the virtues from my family. Otherwise … 90% of me just doesn't want to care anymore.

‘I really want to give up’: San Jose doctor on feeling disillusioned, distraught during COVID

“I really want to give up. The only thing that keeps me going is the virtues from my family. Otherwise … 90% of me just doesn't want to care anymore.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“What this means for the people who are left behind is a crushing spiral where their jobs are already hard.

Burnout, compassion fatigue, poor treatment from admin: 20% of health care workers quit amid COVID

“What this means for the people who are left behind is a crushing spiral where their jobs are already hard.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday urged all California adults to get a booster shot. At a high school in the San Joaquin Valley, he said, “We are going to see an increase in cases.

Clarifying booster confusion: CA tells all adults to get third COVID shot, feds haven’t said the same

Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday urged all California adults to get a booster shot. At a high school in the San Joaquin Valley, he said, “We are going to see an increase in cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

To use indoor restaurants in the City of LA, patrons must show proof of full COVID vaccination.

LA restaurants sent to frontlines of vaccine enforcement

To use indoor restaurants in the City of LA, patrons must show proof of full COVID vaccination.

from KCRW Features

To some parents who are hesitant to vaccinate their young children against the coronavirus, Dr.

‘We’re here for you’: How LA pediatrician comforts vaccine-hesitant parents

To some parents who are hesitant to vaccinate their young children against the coronavirus, Dr.

from KCRW Features

“It may be that we start to look at boosters once every five or 10 years. Of course, I could be wrong, and we could need them every year.

COVID boosters could provide lasting immunity and spare LA from winter surge, says USC immunologist

“It may be that we start to look at boosters once every five or 10 years. Of course, I could be wrong, and we could need them every year.

from Greater LA

Hollywood studios are tightening up their COVID-19 vaccine requirements. This is a safety issue but also a financial one.

Vaccine mandates vs. unvaccinated stars, Brian Williams to leave MSNBC

Hollywood studios are tightening up their COVID-19 vaccine requirements. This is a safety issue but also a financial one.

from The Business

Hollywood studios are tightening up their COVID-19 vaccine requirements. This is a safety issue but also a financial one.

Ice Cube, Letitia Wright, Shailene Woodley: Stars and vaccine mandates clash in Hollywood

Hollywood studios are tightening up their COVID-19 vaccine requirements. This is a safety issue but also a financial one.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Frustration with school boards is brewing nationwide and affecting elections.

How culture wars around critical race theory affect parents, politicians, educators

Frustration with school boards is brewing nationwide and affecting elections.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If a coworker isn't wearing a mask indoors when they're supposed to, columnist Rachel Feintzeig advises, “You can say, ‘I have a kid at home who can't be vaccinated yet, I have a…

Feeling awkward back at the office? Tips to navigate greetings, distractions, productivity

If a coworker isn't wearing a mask indoors when they're supposed to, columnist Rachel Feintzeig advises, “You can say, ‘I have a kid at home who can't be vaccinated yet, I have a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Major cities in the U.S. are about to see a rebound, including LA, SF, and NY.

US reopens border to COVID-free tourists. What does it mean for economy and holiday travel?

Major cities in the U.S. are about to see a rebound, including LA, SF, and NY.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A panel of appeals court judges in Louisiana blocked President Biden’s vaccine mandate for large businesses over the weekend.

Biden’s vax proof mandate for large companies gets blocked (for now) by appeals court

A panel of appeals court judges in Louisiana blocked President Biden’s vaccine mandate for large businesses over the weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Schools are great vaccination partners, says Dr. Erica Pan.

CA epidemiologist on schools as vax sites for kids, holiday safety, and possible winter surge

Schools are great vaccination partners, says Dr. Erica Pan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Within the City of LA starting November 8, people will have to show their vaccine cards at most public places, including restaurants, movie theaters, museums, gyms, and hair salons.

City of LA will require full COVID vax proof starting Nov. 8. Here’s how to get into cafes, gyms, and more

Within the City of LA starting November 8, people will have to show their vaccine cards at most public places, including restaurants, movie theaters, museums, gyms, and hair salons.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As the approaching second pandemic winter is raising concerns about another surge, California health officials are forging ahead with its campaign to get as many people as possible…

Veggies and vax victories sprout in Imperial and Salinas valleys

As the approaching second pandemic winter is raising concerns about another surge, California health officials are forging ahead with its campaign to get as many people as possible…

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Longtime Green Bay Packers quarterback and California native Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-10 on Wednesday. Football fans are floored.

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has COVID. Will it change how the NFL handles vaccines?

Longtime Green Bay Packers quarterback and California native Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-10 on Wednesday. Football fans are floored.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The number of people traveling is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels, but fewer flights are happening, and fewer pilots and flight attendants are working.

Holiday travel: No extra planes, pilots or attendants. Bad weather could cripple the whole system

The number of people traveling is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels, but fewer flights are happening, and fewer pilots and flight attendants are working.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Your child might be one of the lucky ones who are asymptomatic,” says Dr. Katherine Williamson from Children’s Hospital of OC.

Feds may soon approve Pfizer vax for kids 5-11. Pediatrician explains why parents shouldn’t hesitate on shots

“Your child might be one of the lucky ones who are asymptomatic,” says Dr. Katherine Williamson from Children’s Hospital of OC.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand