Should Utah be concerned about the COVID omicron variant?

Should Utah be concerned about the COVID omicron variant?

Nurse Bruno Gonzalez of Davis County receives a vial of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to prepare booster doses at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington on October 25. On Monday, Utah health officials reported 2,476 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, as well as 21 deaths. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes … Read more

Should Utah be concerned about the COVID omicron variant?

Should Utah be concerned about the COVID omicron variant?

Nurse Bruno Gonzalez of Davis County receives a vial of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to prepare booster doses at the Legacy Events Center in Farmington on October 25. On Monday, Utah health officials reported 2,476 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, as well as 21 deaths. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes … Read more

The CDC updates the guide, saying all adults should get COVID-19 booster shots

The CDC updates the guide, saying all adults should get COVID-19 booster shots

Nurses talk to patients as they check in before receiving their COVID-19 booster vaccination at a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, on September 29 (Emily Elconin, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 1-2 minutes WASHINGTON – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that anyone 18 years and older should get a booster … Read more

The CDC updates the guide, saying all adults should get COVID-19 booster shots

The CDC updates the guide, saying all adults should get COVID-19 booster shots

Nurses talk to patients as they check in before receiving their COVID-19 booster vaccination at a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, on September 29 (Emily Elconin, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 1-2 minutes WASHINGTON – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that anyone 18 years and older should get a booster … Read more

What we know and do not know about new COVID variant

Travelers wearing protective face masks arrive at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, on Sunday. (Ariel Schalit, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes LONDON – South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus that they say is behind a recent rise in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous … Read more

The Supreme Court will take up the fight over all-or-nothing abortion

The Supreme Court appears at dusk in Washington on October 22 (J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes WASHINGTON – Both sides tell the Supreme Court that there is no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. Judges can either affirm the constitutional right to an abortion or delete it altogether. Roe … Read more

The Supreme Court will take up the fight over all-or-nothing abortion

The Supreme Court appears at dusk in Washington on October 22 (J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes WASHINGTON – Both sides tell the Supreme Court that there is no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. Judges can either affirm the constitutional right to an abortion or delete it altogether. Roe … Read more

The Great Barrier Reef explodes alive into a ‘magical’ spawning event

The Great Barrier Reef has “born” in its annual coral spawning, creating a cacophony of colors on the Australian landmark. (Gareth Phillips, Reef Teach) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes CAIRNS, Australia – The Great Barrier Reef has “born” in its annual coral spawning, creating a cacophony of colors on the Australian landmark. Researchers working under … Read more

Republican lawmaker Boebert apologizes for anti-Muslim veil

U.S. Representative Lauren Boebert, R-Colorado, flanked by other members of the House Freedom Caucus, speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol on July 29. (Elizabeth Frantz, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes WASHINGTON – Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday after suggesting a Democratic colleague, Rep. Ilhan Omar, had been part of a … Read more

Republican lawmaker Boebert apologizes for anti-Muslim veil

U.S. Representative Lauren Boebert, R-Colorado, flanked by other members of the House Freedom Caucus, speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol on July 29. (Elizabeth Frantz, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes WASHINGTON – Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday after suggesting a Democratic colleague, Rep. Ilhan Omar, had been part of a … Read more