Some argue the state should prioritize the most vulnerable before vaccinating a long list of essential workers.
Further testing will determine by Friday if it’s the U.K. variant, whose prevalence could make it harder to achieve herd immunity.
Midwives say they’ve been so busy that they’ve sometimes had to turn away clients.
The department says that Dr. Sarah Park, criticized for her leadership during the pandemic, left the department the last day of 2020.
The test must be taken within 72 hours of departure.
The new variant may be more transmissible, but more research is needed to confirm that.
The mutations found in other U.S. states have not appeared yet in the islands but officials say it’s just a matter of time.
The elderly are most at risk, but for those with dementia, getting consent can be complicated.