vaccines

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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

Opinion
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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

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Colorado lawmakers failed to pass a bill to improve immunization rates in 2019. Here’s what’s new this year.

Hundreds of people, many of them opposed to vaccines, filled the Capitol hallways Wednesday to testify on a bill that makes it harder to get an exemption

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Where’s the line between political speech and credible threats? A Colorado bill is asking the question.

A bipartisan measure to make it a felony to threaten or harass an elected official is running into stiff resistance at the Capitol

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To boost low measles vaccination rates, public health agencies are targeting Colorado’s biggest counties

After an executive order from Gov. Jared Polis, departments are running radio ads, mailing parents and urging schools to beef up vaccination efforts to avoid an outbreak

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The startlingly high cost of the “free” flu shot

Flu shots are relatively cheap compared with most health services, but considering the tens of millions of Americans who get vaccinated each year, those prices add up