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UW expands vaccine eligibility to employees, some testing sites to close from April 2

Over 5,600 UW students have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

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AstraZeneca changes vaccine efficacy estimate, experts say vaccine is still highly effective

'The 3% decrease is not remarkable in terms of the vaccine’s effectiveness,' UW professor says

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With increasing vaccine rollout, experts concerned about rushed return to pre-pandemic behavior

Experts say we are still far from achieving herd immunity

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Science News

Updated UW COVID-19 policies increase gathering capacities

'Every additional relaxation [of COVID-19 safety protocols] increases the risk of transmission. The numbers have dropped significantly, but we’re not out of the woods yet,' UW professor says

UW-Madison Campus

Warmer weather, looser restrictions draw students to gather outdoors

"But are they going to wear masks or are they going to let their guard down ... it's a big unknown," UW professor says

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UW to continue vaccinating community members 65 and over

Majority of population may be vaccinated by July, says doctor

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Off-campus student COVID-19 cases increase, UW to expand vaccine eligibility in March

Students who do not comply with university policies will be subject to sanctions

City of Madison

New Madison committee recommends body-worn cameras for MPD

'We looked into these issues in really great depth, and we came up with some very specific and detailed preconditions for the adoption of body-worn cameras,' committee member says

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State of Wisconsin

DHS announces groups eligible for next phase of COVID-19 vaccine in March

Educators, Medicaid recipients, other public-facing essential workers eligible in next phase

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin health officials consider expanding eligibility requirements for second wave of vaccinations

If approved, Phase 1B would include 1.6 million Wisconsinites, DHS says

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