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COVID vaccines for the youngest Coloradans are here. We have answers to your questions.

As a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital Colorado, Dr. Sara Saporta-Keating knows well the toll the coronavirus has had on the country’s youngest residents. The United States has recorded more than 2.5 million cases of COVID-19 in kids ages 4 and younger, according to data presented last week to a Centers for […]

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Colorado está enfrentando dificultades para vacunar a más hispanos. Conoce a la mujer que intenta cambiar eso.

An English-language version of this article can be read here. Julissa Soto llegó temprano a la iglesia el Miércoles de Ceniza, un día tan apropiado como cualquiera para animar a que las personas pensaran en la mortalidad. Últimamente, Soto había estado yendo mucho a la iglesia, parte de un trabajo que ella, como católica devota, […]

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What does it take to persuade someone to get a COVID vaccine? Patience, understanding and a lot of love.

A year ago, Chris Battelli faced a dilemma with no easy answer. He was a nursing student at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, studying for a career serving others in the health care system. He’d worked throughout the pandemic on the front lines, first as a COVID tester and then as someone administering […]

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Death threats over a vaccine clinic hosted by Littleton Public Schools led to days of anxiety, urgency for the district

New details about the death threats sent to Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert and the board of education following controversy over a district-hosted COVID vaccine clinic convey days of anxiety, uncertainty and urgency for the district.  The threats began shortly after two videos surfaced showing a 15-year-old Littleton High School student and a 16-year-old homeschooled student […]

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COVID vaccines don’t work for some people. For them, the pandemic remains terrifying.

Two weeks after her first shot of the Moderna COVID vaccine, Lori Welker went in for a blood test. Then she held her breath. The Denver mother of two suffers from EGPA — eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, a rare inflammatory condition. It’s well controlled now, she says, but for years she received twice-a-year infusions of […]