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Fort Lewis College will require students to be vaccinated for coronavirus to enroll for the next academic year

Leaders at the southwest Colorado college say vaccination is the best hope for restoring in-person learning.

Education

How CU scientists identified coronavirus “super-carriers” by collecting gallons of students’ spit

Two recent studies from the University of Colorado Boulder may have solved a pandemic mystery: Why were so many dorm roommates of COVID-positive students not also getting sick?

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All Coloradans will have access to coronavirus vaccine by mid-April, governor says

The next vaccine distribution phase, Phase 1b.4, will begin on March 19 includes anyone 50 and up, restaurant workers and many other essential workers

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13 charts that show how Colorado has fared during coronavirus

Colorado has generally done better than other states during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are exceptions

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The behind-the-scenes story of being Gov. Jared Polis during Colorado’s coronavirus crisis

“Who would think losing 6,000 people could ever be a win instead of 8,000? It’s just horrific every day,” the Democrat said.

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Colorado nursing homes with the most coronavirus deaths were cited for poor infection control

A Colorado Sun investigation found that many of the nursing homes with the highest death counts were told multiple times to clean up hygiene protocols intended to protect residents.

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In Colorado, whether you want a coronavirus vaccine may depend on your party affiliation, new poll shows

Magellan Strategies found that only 55% percent of registered voters in Colorado who haven’t been inoculated want to receive a vaccine once it becomes available to them, including only 29% of Republicans

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Ouray police officers turned down the coronavirus vaccine. Then almost the entire department fell ill.

Police officers and other responders were among the first people eligible in Ouray County to get the vaccine when it arrived at the end of December. Very few took the shot.

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Coloradans 65 and older, teachers will have access to coronavirus vaccine starting Feb. 8

The governor estimated it will take about two weeks to administer first doses to all educators who want to be vaccinated

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7 ways Joe Biden’s presidency may quickly affect Colorado

A $1.9 trillion emergency coronavirus relief bill, environmental policies and Trump’s decision on where to locate U.S. Space Command are among the initiatives that could have big local impact

Politics and Government

Your nose knows you have COVID before you do. Is a scratch-and-sniff card the best tool for mass testing?

Researchers at the University of Colorado and Yale have developed a smell test they estimate can be as effective for coronavirus surveillance as regular PCR tests

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Man who tested positive for more contagious coronavirus variant is Colorado National Guard soldier

The soldier, who is in his 20s, was deployed at the Good Samaritan Society nursing home in Simla, where the Colorado National Guard was responding to an outbreak at the facility

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“Of course it feels unsafe”: Colorado prisons face staffing crisis as scores of guards, inmates catch coronavirus

Already, parole officers have been offered overtime pay to serve as prison guards and help with basic operations inside the locked facilities

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FDA clears Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine for American public

Colorado will receive 95,600 doses of Moderna's vaccine next week

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Colorado lawmaker who also works as ER nurse gets coronavirus vaccine, hopes to show others it’s safe

State Rep Kyle Mullica, a Northglenn Democrat who has worked on vaccine legislation in the past, isn’t ruling out another bill around the coronavirus inoculation

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Colorado’s final coronavirus vaccine preparations include practicing for high-stakes delivery road trips

There’s security to consider, as well as Interstate 70 traffic and snowstorms. “It’s getting (different) groups to come together to put the syringes in the arms at the end of the day,” one official said.

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, his partner test positive for COVID-19

Polis on Wednesday announced that he was entering quarantine after being exposed to someone who has tested positive for coronavirus

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Colorado governor unveils new coronavirus restrictions aimed at preventing lockdowns

Coronavirus is running so rampant in many counties -- including Denver, Adams and Jefferson -- they should already be locked down under metrics defining the state’s old dial system.

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These Coloradans survived coronavirus during the first wave. Here’s what they want you to know now.

The Colorado Sun caught up with three COVID-19 patients who were infected early in the pandemic to see how they are doing and what their thoughts are on the disease’s resurgence

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Mesa County goes from being a coronavirus success story to a cautionary tale

It took Mesa County the first four months of the pandemic to record its first 100 cases. It's had thousands more in the past few weeks.

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