COVID-19 in Wisconsin

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine suspension – a doctor explains what this means for you

A panel of experts met on April 14, 2021, to review evidence on blood clots that have been reported in seven people after they...
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Pause for Johnson & Johnson vaccine extended at least a week as federal panel...

WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel said...
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Sen. Chris Larson reports a positive COVID test, will isolate

State Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) said Wednesday he had tested positive for the coronavirus, requiring him to isolate himself until the infection clears in...
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High court rules against Evers on defunct capacity limit

An Evers administration attempt in October to blunt a rising case count of COVID-19 infections should have gone through the state’s rulemaking process, the...
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Wisconsin joins states pausing J&J vaccine after recommendation from U.S. health officials

WASHINGTON — Top public health officials said Tuesday that they are recommending a pause in the use of a COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson &...
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GOP bills seeking control of federal COVID relief funds to take center stage

Tuesday’s Assembly floor session will focus largely on a package of bills that would take control of federal COVID-19 relief spending from Gov. Tony...
The COVID-19 vaccine site inside the gym of North Division High School. (Photo | Isiah Holmes)

Mutant strains help drive continued jump in COVID-19 cases

Variant strains of the coronavirus now account for more than half of new cases of COVID-19, and the average number of new infections each...
Children wearing protective face masks sit in classroom for the first day of classes of the new school year at the GuthsMuths elementary school during the coronavirus pandemic on Aug. 10, 2020 in Berlin. Classes at schools across Germany are beginning this month with face mask requirements varying by state. Coronavirus infection rates are climbing again in Germany, from an average of 400 new cases per day about two weeks ago to over 1,100 yesterday, according to the Robert Koch Institute. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

Student infection rates may soar

On April 5, the city of Madison reported that 21 children and daycare workers at one facility came down with the UK COVID variant,...
Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks to press before getting his COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo | Isiah Holmes)

Lt. Gov. Barnes gets his first COVID vaccine in Milwaukee

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes got his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on April 5, at a site in Milwaukee’s North Division High School. “At...
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Not a COVID-19 surge yet — but the risk of one is increasing

Some time in mid-January, some people in Wisconsin who were wearing face masks stopped doing so — and every day, a few more people...

The Wisconsin Examiner is tracking daily developments in the spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, with data from the state Department of Health Services (DHS).

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