Science News

New study tracks whether immunized students can still spread COVID-19

'It affords an opportunity to do research, watching how the virus spreads between people, without the worry that individuals who are being observed are at a risk for severe COVID, making it amenable to research,' population health expert says

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Wisconsin’s slow prison vaccine rollout adds to historically poor treatment of prisoners

Dane County Jail only began vaccinating inmates April 5, facilities are unsafe in COVID-19 pandemic

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New UW policy increases event gathering limits but fails to include classes

In-person classes are safer and more valuable to students than events

Pfizer Vaccine Delivery
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Just as Wisconsinites united to battle the Spanish Flu, they must come together to fight COVID

Wisconsin handled the Spanish Flu well, Wisconsinites can apply the same to this pandemic

Science News

DHS chooses Rock County for first community vaccination clinic

Conversation around immunization needs to include BIPOC, disabled and immigrant communities, associate professor says

UW-Madison Campus

UNC epidemiologist speaks on guiding COVID-19 research principles

Robinson says three principles helped guide where to spend her efforts — bring your best self, go where the people are, continuously reevaluate yourself and the field

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Mask mandate under fire from GOP as top Wisconsin health official departs to join federal agency

As Andrea Palm heads to the Biden administration, Karen Timberlake and Gov. Evers' plan is now challenged by Wisconsin Republicans as they vote to cancel the mask mandate

State of Wisconsin

Phase 1b of COVID-19 vaccine distribution to expand eligibility to new groups

New phase in vaccinations to lead to 1.6 million Wisconsin residents being vaccinated

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State of Wisconsin

UW Health receives first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines

UW Health will immediately begin to vaccinate its employees Monday afternoon

City of Madison

Wisconsin Republicans reveal new COVID-19 legislation, includes emergency fund

'We cannot afford to have any lapse in testing, contact tracing or any of the other things we do around public health,' Gov. Evers says

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