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Category Archives: coronavirus-headline

First Bay Area County Enters the Yellow Tier

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu San Francisco is officially the first Bay Area county to enter the “Yellow” Tier in Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to reopen the economy. California officials announced the city will leave the “Orange” Tier and enter the least restrictive “Yellow” Tier on Tuesday. The reopening changes go into effect Wednesday morning. San Francisco…MORE

Single pill cure for COVID-19 could be available this year

  AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara Pfizer is testing a single pill cure for COVID-19. The drug is currently in a Phase One clinical trial with healthy adults and if all goes well, the drug could be available this year. “We have designed PF-07321332 as a potential oral therapy that could be prescribed at the first sign…MORE

All Californians 16+ are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines starting today

Fabiola Sanchez, 24, receives a dose of the Moderna vaccine from nurse practitioner Cler Aquillas Monday, April 12, 2021, in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles. The city of Los Angeles has opened up vaccines to younger people, days ahead of the state broadening eligibility to everyone 16 and up. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Starting…MORE

San Francisco Opens Up Vaccine Appointments, Still Lacks Supply

FILE-This Thursday, April 8, 2021 file photo shows Kent State University student Regan Raeth of Hudson, Ohio, has her COVID-19 vaccination administered by Kent State nurse Kristen Barath in Kent, Ohio. The nation’s largest traditional supermarket chain and some college campuses are among the Ohio providers that temporarily stopped using the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus…MORE

3 More Bay Area Counties Enter Less Restrictive ‘Red’ Tier

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File Seven more California counties have moved from the ‘Purple’ Tier into the less restrictive ‘Red’ Tier on Tuesday. As coronavirus rates continue to drop Bay Area counties Napa, San Francisco and Santa Clara are following suit as Marin and San Mateo entered the ‘Red’ Tier two weeks ago. The four additional…MORE

2 Bay Area Counties Enter Less Restrictive ‘Red’ Tier

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File Marin and San Mateo counties have moved from the ‘Purple’ Tier into the less restrictive ‘Red’ Tier on Tuesday. As coronavirus rates continue to drop two Bay Area counties lead the way to reopening, hopefully for good. San Francisco remains in the Purple Tier, but more counties may follow suit…MORE