vaccines

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Effort to boost Colorado’s vaccination rates heads to governor’s desk after deal

Senate BIll 163 won final approval in the Colorado Senate and House on Saturday after days of fierce debate at the Capitol and opposition from Republicans

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10 major issues being decided in the final hours of Colorado’s 2020 legislative session

State lawmakers have been busy in the final days of an odd, abbreviated lawmaking term. Here are the big-ticket items that you’ll want to know about.

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Colorado’s coronavirus lawmaking term was supposed to be subdued. But it’s just as wild as ever.

A spate of controversial bills, from tax increases to vaccines, have made the final days frenetic and frustrating to the GOP and business groups.

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Colorado Democrats hand opponents of vaccine bill opportunity to repeal measure at ballot box

Opponents of Senate Bill 163, should it pass as expected, would have until September 12 to collect more than 124,000 signatures to block the legislation from going into effect and force a vote in 2022 on whether to repeal the measure

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Republicans stopped Colorado’s vaccine bill last year with delay tactics. Will they work again?

GOP lawmakers in the Colorado House launched an effort Friday to protest, and potentially even prevent, the measure’s passage. Democrats are signaling they will hold fast on a rule designed to boost vaccination rates.

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Here’s what four Colorado research teams have learned from working on a coronavirus vaccine

Three different labs at Colorado State University and a team from the company Greffex are all taking different approaches to developing a vaccine for COVID-19

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Colorado’s already low childhood vaccination rates plummet as parents put off doctor visits

Colorado families are avoiding vaccination appointments for fear of exposure to the coronavirus and doctors worry risk of a different disease outbreak is rising.

Here’s what it was like for prior generations growing up in fear of disease: Science prevailed.

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

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Inside the Colorado State University lab that is trying to develop the world’s first vaccine for COVID-19

Scientists at CSU’s Infectious Disease Research Center in Fort Collins are nearing a key milestone in developing a vaccine for the new coronavirus -- but it’s just one of many hurdles still to overcome