Coronavirus

Nearly half of parents of teenagers saw a new or worsening mental health condition in their child since the start of the pandemic,according to a national poll from the C.S.

from Greater LA

Restaurants across Southern California are doubling down on vaccine regulations, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach.

from Greater LA

Southwest Airlines has canceled nearly 2500 flights since Friday.

Southwest cancels mass flights, fights with union over vax mandate. What does this mean for holiday travelers?

Southwest Airlines has canceled nearly 2500 flights since Friday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Early trials show that the medication, which people are supposed to take at the onset of symptoms, could cut coronavirus-related deaths and hospitalizations by half.

Merck’s COVID pill treatment costs $700 per patient and is 50% effective. What could it mean for vax uptake?

Early trials show that the medication, which people are supposed to take at the onset of symptoms, could cut coronavirus-related deaths and hospitalizations by half.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has become a microcosm of the nation’s divisions over COVID vaccines.

LDS church has a strict hierarchy, but a small faction is bucking the leadership on COVID vax

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has become a microcosm of the nation’s divisions over COVID vaccines.

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Pfizer and BioNTech have officially asked the FDA to approve their COVID-19 vaccine for use in kids ages 5-11.

Will US kids be eligible for COVID vaccine by Thanksgiving? Pfizer seeks FDA approval

Pfizer and BioNTech have officially asked the FDA to approve their COVID-19 vaccine for use in kids ages 5-11.

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The LA City Council passed a sweeping vaccine mandate on Wednesday, requiring businesses and city employees to check your vaccine status when entering many indoor public locations,…

LA’s vaccine mandate: How the rules affect you, and who’s exempt

The LA City Council passed a sweeping vaccine mandate on Wednesday, requiring businesses and city employees to check your vaccine status when entering many indoor public locations,…

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“[Last year] wasn't a one-two punch show, more just COVID. ... Our kids were at home or remote learning or hybrid [learning].

Twindemic is more likely this year. Get flu shot in one arm and COVID vax in the other, recommends doctor

“[Last year] wasn't a one-two punch show, more just COVID. ... Our kids were at home or remote learning or hybrid [learning].

from KCRW Features

This week, the LA City Council is expected to vote on one of the strictest COVID-19 vaccine policies in the country.

How to protect CA restaurant workers who may get attacked for checking vaccine status?

This week, the LA City Council is expected to vote on one of the strictest COVID-19 vaccine policies in the country.

from KCRW Features

Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

Uncontrolled spread

Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

from Left, Right & Center

Beginning October 7, everyone who enters a bar, wine bar, brewery, lounge, or nightclub in LA County will be required to show proof of at least one COVID-19 shot.

Vaccine mandate hits LA bars. How will business owners enforce it?

Beginning October 7, everyone who enters a bar, wine bar, brewery, lounge, or nightclub in LA County will be required to show proof of at least one COVID-19 shot.

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The California eviction moratorium ends after Sept. 30, but tenants still have some protections and can get help paying the rent. Here’s a FAQ.

What you need to know as California eviction moratorium ends

The California eviction moratorium ends after Sept. 30, but tenants still have some protections and can get help paying the rent. Here’s a FAQ.

from News Stories

The NBA says players will not get paid if they miss a game due to local vaccine mandates. So far, about 90% of the players are vaccinated, including LeBron James.

NBA won’t pay athletes who miss games because they’re not vaccinated. Will more players get their shots?

The NBA says players will not get paid if they miss a game due to local vaccine mandates. So far, about 90% of the players are vaccinated, including LeBron James.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

YouTube says it’s blocking misinformation about all vaccines — not just for COVID — and prominent anti-vaccine activists. That includes Robert F.

YouTube introduces anti-vax ban, but enforcement will be tricky

YouTube says it’s blocking misinformation about all vaccines — not just for COVID — and prominent anti-vaccine activists. That includes Robert F.

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Herman Cain, one-time Republican presidential candidate and former Godfather’s Pizza CEO, died of COVID a year ago.

Social media schadenfreude: Reddit’s Hermain Cain Award derides anti-vaxxers who died of COVID

Herman Cain, one-time Republican presidential candidate and former Godfather’s Pizza CEO, died of COVID a year ago.

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New moms who have caught COVID-19 have protective antibodies in their breast milk for about 10 months, according to new research out of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

Soon-to-be moms have higher risk of serious diseases like COVID. Why aren’t more of them vaccinated?

New moms who have caught COVID-19 have protective antibodies in their breast milk for about 10 months, according to new research out of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

West Hollywood is poised to have the strictest COVID-19 vaccine mandates in LA.

Why are WeHo’s vax rules stricter than the rest of LA’s, and how do restaurant owners feel about it?

West Hollywood is poised to have the strictest COVID-19 vaccine mandates in LA.

from Greater LA

COVID cases and hospitalizations have decreased since the summer surge, and roughly 75% of eligible county residents are vaccinated, according to the LA County Department of Public…

Angelenos may have a disastrous winter if vax rates don’t increase, says public health chief Barbara Ferrer

COVID cases and hospitalizations have decreased since the summer surge, and roughly 75% of eligible county residents are vaccinated, according to the LA County Department of Public…

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“The fact is that for most of us, the data suggests that we still got lots of strong protection, especially against serious disease.

Boosters and rapid COVID tests aren’t available. US government needs to step up on pandemic, says columnist

“The fact is that for most of us, the data suggests that we still got lots of strong protection, especially against serious disease.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ivermectin is a drug primarily used to treat parasites, especially in livestock.

Ivermectin: Why are people taking an anti-parasite drug for horses to treat COVID?

Ivermectin is a drug primarily used to treat parasites, especially in livestock.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand