Coronavirus Headlines

  UK chief scientist says new virus variant may be more deadly

British officials say they are confident that the vaccines that have been authorized for use against COVID-19 will be effective against the new strain identified in the country.

  Governor: Public schools to face smaller budget cut than previously thought

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows canceled

  State is hopeful Biden administration will dramatically ramp up vaccine distribution

  Biden’s new mask mandate and you

Hawaii reports 3 additional COVID-19 fatalities, 119 new cases

  Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched?

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  EU struggles, looks for answers to stop spread of new virus variants

  If you’re eligible for a vaccine, here’s how to get an appointment

  Eli Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes

UH develops vaccination rollout plan for faculty, staff

  Cruise line requires passengers to get COVID vaccine

Judge drops COVID-19 violation case against US surgeon general

  Biden’s US revives support for WHO, reversing Trump retreat

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s quick commitment to the WHO — whose response to the pandemic has been criticized by many, but most vociferously by the Trump administration — marks a dramatic and vocal shift toward a more cooperative approach to fighting the pandemic.

  Eli Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes

Residents and staff who got the drug had up to a 57% lower risk of getting COVID-19 compared to others at the same facility who got a placebo, the drugmaker said.

  Holding hands, couple married 70 years dies from COVID-19 minutes apart

Hawaii reports an additional COVID-19 fatality, 75 new infections

  As virus surges, states reporting shortages of vaccine

Surgeon General Jerome Adams to step down at President Biden’s request

  State: COVID-19 inoculation efforts still slowed by limited doses of vaccine

  Woman pregnant with twins survives COVID-19 after 7 weeks in hospital, special therapy

  In new legislative session, leaders seek changes in penalties for COVID violations

  From Christmas gifts to a prospering business, Oahu couple focuses on new venture

  After backlash, state asks partners to vaccinate only kupuna, not caregivers

Maui Memorial says postponing 5,000 appointments after supply drop a “huge disappointment”