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Hawaii Prepares To Rollout Covid Vaccines For Kids Under 12 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Prepares To Rollout Covid Vaccines For Kids Under 12

Gov. David Ige anticipates the vaccine will be available for children aged 5-11 as early as Nov. 8.

Judge Dismisses Oahu Firefighter’s Challenge To Vaccine Mandate Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Judge Dismisses Oahu Firefighter’s Challenge To Vaccine Mandate

U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson ruled the issue is moot because none of the plaintiffs has been required to get vaccines.

Depressed? You’re Now Eligible For A Covid-19 Booster Shot Flickr: Alachua County

Depressed? You’re Now Eligible For A Covid-19 Booster Shot

The CDC has added some mental illnesses to its list of underlying conditions that can increase a person’s risk of becoming severely ill with Covid-19.

False News Report On Hawaii Flu Deaths Fuels Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

False News Report On Hawaii Flu Deaths Fuels Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser stated in error that flu and pneumonia deaths had surpassed those from Covid, undermining the state’s message that the virus should be taken seriously.

Supreme Court: No More Expedited Releases For Hawaii Inmates Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Supreme Court: No More Expedited Releases For Hawaii Inmates

Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm called the decision “a significant victory for public safety,” saying that Covid-19 vaccines and testing have reduced the risk for inmates.

Experts: It’s Time To Learn To Live With Covid Hawaii Pacific Health

Experts: It’s Time To Learn To Live With Covid

Medical professionals say Hawaii’s social and economic threats are now greater than those posed by the virus.

Remote Work Is Here To Stay. You Can Thank The Pandemic For That Photographer: Max C. Kim/Bad M

Remote Work Is Here To Stay. You Can Thank The Pandemic For That

But a dark side may be looming. Distance learning is stunting education of students and that would cause problems for companies in the future.

Lee Cataluna: Covid Fatigue Can Be As Brutal As The Virus Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2021

Lee Cataluna: Covid Fatigue Can Be As Brutal As The Virus

There was so much optimism and planning about turning the pandemic into an awakening. Forces are at work to thwart progress.

Pandemic Hardships Have Made Hawaii’s Nursing Shortage Even Worse Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Pandemic Hardships Have Made Hawaii’s Nursing Shortage Even Worse

As nurses left the profession, bottlenecks in education made it hard to replace them.

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