The question looms large as more colleges plan to shift back from remote to in-person instruction.
The vaccines currently being rolled out across the U.S. offer strong protection. But new studies of experimental updates to the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines mark a critical first step toward an alternative if the virus eventually outsmarts today’s shots.
More than a third of eligible New Mexicans, those 16 and older, have been vaccinated against the virus, and over half have had at least one shot, which means many residents are about to experience the second dose.
During the past two weeks, according to data compiled daily by UNICEF, fewer than 2 million COVAX doses were cleared for shipment to 92 countries in the developing world — the same amount injected in Britain alone.
A survey in March found about 24 percent of Black American adults said they will probably or definitely not get vaccinated. That's down from 41 percent in January.
The New Mexico Department of Health announced Friday it will no longer release a daily report on new coronavirus cases, deaths and hospitalizations on Saturdays and Sundays.
California plans to authorize $536 million toward forest management projects and efforts to reduce wildfires before the worst of fire season strikes later this year.
LGBTQ-rights advocates in Kansas are relying on Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly or the courts to block a ban on transgender athletes in girls’ or women’s school sports.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 88,000 people died of drug overdoses in the 12 months ending in August — the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a year.
The Santa Fe High girls basketball team has paused its season because of a positive coronavirus test, the school district confirmed Wednesday.
The recommendation came as regulators in the United Kingdom and the European Union emphasized that the benefits of receiving the vaccine continue to outweigh the risks for most people.
Though some states around the nation are showing troubling rises in cases due to coronavirus variants and other factors, New Mexico's numbers have been stable.
The situation is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sending more doses to hot spots.
Even as the president expressed optimism about the pace of vaccinations, he warned Americans the nation is not yet out of the woods when it comes to the pandemic.
New Mexico officials said there were 96 new COVID-19 cases Monday, and an additional 369 people were infected during the two days the state did not issue its coronavir…
The key for those applying for the money is to provide proper documentation, such as personal identification, a rental or lease agreement or utility bills.
Any resident who has gotten their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine — through the vaccineNM.org system or elsewhere — is able to schedule a booster shot.
Vaccinations will still follow the prescribed phases, with priority given to essential workers as well as people who are at least 75 years old or 60 and older with serious medical conditions.
The United Kingdom strain was confirmed in a sample obtained in the western part of the reservation that extends into Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.
The Indian Health Service announced this week it is shifting its vaccine distribution system to target individual hospitals and clinics with high demand for shots and taper supplies to hubs where most eligible patients have received doses.
Burdensome requirements, poorly administered programs and landlords refusing to cooperate meant tens of thousands of tenants never got assistance.
Outdoor education is more than just bringing students outside, advocates say: There are ways for teachers to tie the outdoors to the subjects they are teaching.
Scientists predict that after many more Americans are vaccinated, society might resemble what followed in the aftermath of the 1918 influenza pandemic.
The state says outdoor visits are preferred, but some indoor visits will be accepted based on room size and the number of people involved.