Tag: vaccine

Roy Cooper extends executive order on curfews, bar closures as vaccine rollout plods along

By John Trump Raleigh, NC – North Carolina won’t fully open anytime soon. The governor’s unilaterally imposed curfews and shutdowns will continue for three more weeks. Dr. Mandy Cohen piled on Wednesday, Jan. 6. The head of North Carolina’s Department…

Will you take the vaccine?

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – Despite the current spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths, there is good news on the not-so-distant horizon. Three effective vaccines are in the pipeline. Some North Carolinians — those battling coronavirus on the frontlines…

How do you think this pandemic ends?

By Kevin Roche There are only two ways that this epidemic ends.  One is by population immunity that makes transmission rare, and one is eradication of the virus.  The latter is simply not going to happen.  The former can be…

Flu shot information Chatham County residents can use

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Pittsboro, NC – With flu season fast-approaching, it is important to get vaccinated. Last season, over 200 North Carolinians died from the flu. The best way to protect yourself, your family, your classmates and your co-workers against the flu is to…