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COVID In Minnesota: State Reports Nearly 2K More Cases; 1.42 Million Have Completed Vaccine SeriesWith an expected curb in the number of Johnson & Johnson vaccine shots available to Minnesotans in the near future, the state reports there have been 1.42 million people who have completed their vaccine series.
COVID In Minnesota: As State Reaches 2 Million With First Vaccine Dose, MDH Reports 1,784 Cases, 13 Deaths SundayThe Minnesota Department of Health's Sunday update puts Minnesota's total case count at 542,053. Since the start of the pandemic, 6,957 Minnesotans have died from COVID-19.
Minnesota Stares Down Another COVID-19 SurgeMinnesota's staring down another surge of COVID-19 that health officials say is different from previous ones during the pandemic.
COVID In Minnesota: 2,454 New Cases And 12 Deaths Reported; Over 30% Of Eligible Minnesotans Are Fully VaccinatedMinnesota health officials on Saturday reported 2,454 new cases of COVID-19 and additional 12 deaths, as 30% of Minnesotans 16 and older have been fully vaccinated.
Hallie Q. Brown Helps Vaccinate Rondo NeighborhoodAn effort is underway to vaccinate people in underserved communities, including those in the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul.
CDC: Minnesota Has 4th Highest COVID Case Rate In U.S.Minnesota is one of the top states for rising COVID cases, according to the Center for Disease Control.
COVID In Minnesota: 2,659 New Cases, 10 Deaths Reported; 7-Day Positivity Rate Rises To 6.6%Minnesota health officials on Friday reported 2,659 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths, as hospitalizations and daily positivity rates continue to climb.
COVID In MN: Gov. Walz Announces Community Vaccination Site In Lino LakesMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced the ninth permanent community vaccination site in Minnesota, with the newest location in Lino Lakes.
Lose Or Damage Your COVID Vaccine Card? Here's What To DoErin Hassanzadeh shows us what to do after you get the coveted vaccination card -- and where to turn if you lose it.
Clarifying COVID: How Are COVID-19 Community Coordinators Tackling Language Barriers?Each week, we’re asking experts questions about COVID-19 developments. This week, we’re checking in with COVID-19 Community Coordinators about the efforts of getting COVID-19 resources and vaccinations to diverse communities around Minnesota.
'Time Crunch' To Get Muslim Community Vaccinated Before Ramadan BeginsThe Muslim community is racing to vaccinate as many people as possible before Ramadan begins next week, which will draw people to worship in-person together.
COVID In Minnesota: State Has Surpassed 3 Million Vaccine Shots AdministeredOn Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported a total of 2,535 more cases and 14 more deaths due to the virus.
CDC Changes COVID Guidelines For Disinfecting Homes And SurfacesWhen the pandemic started, stores quickly ran out of disinfecting wipes and household cleaners. But now experts say the risk for catching COVID-19 from surfaces is low.
Downtown Businesses Celebrate The Return Of Sports Fans To StadiumsOn Thursday, 10,000 fans return to Target Field for the first time in over a year. On Monday night, Target Center welcomed 3,000 fans back.
Frontline Workers At Allina Threaten To Strike Unless Contract Deal ReachedThe bargaining team would have to give a 10-day notice for any potential strike. The two sides are expected to talk again on Friday.
COVID In Minnesota: ICU Hospitalizations Jump To 138, Compared To 37 One Month Ago; 19 New Deaths ReportedOn Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Health is now reporting a total of 2,004 more cases and 19 more deaths due to the virus. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 532,658 positive cases and 6,908 deaths.
Minnesota Ranks Among States With Most COVID Restrictions, Surrounded By States With FewestWalletHub has been ranking states periodically during the pandemic, and just released their newest rankings.
Fighting Fentanyl: Hazelden Betty Ford Partners With Mpls. African American Addiction CenterJennifer Mayerle spoke with an addiction expert about the prevalence of fentanyl in our community.
Why Are Vaccines Injected Into Our Arms?Vaccine injection is nothing new, especially during flu season. But it still has us wondering. Why are vaccines injected into our arms?
Storm Damage Halts Vaccinations At Minnesota Vikings Training FacilityState health officials say some Minnesotans scheduled to receive their Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations at the Minnesota Vikings' training facility are going to have to wait.
Madison To Become Wisconsin's 3rd FEMA Mass Vaccination SiteThe state has committed to supplying 7,000 doses of vaccine a week at the Madison center, which has the capacity to inoculate 1,400 people per day, the governor's office said Tuesday.
Wisconsin GOP Lawmakers Question School Chief Over COVID AidThe ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and how Wisconsin's schools and the state education department have responded to it dominated the Department of Public Instruction hearing.
COVID In MN: State Debuts Vaccine Outreach Campaign Aimed At Frontline WorkforceGov. Tim Walz on Tuesday launched an outreach campaign aimed at vaccinating Minnesota workers in frontline industries in the coming weeks.
COVID In Minnesota: MDH Releases Holiday Weekend Figures, With 3,014 More Cases And 4 DeathsThe Minnesota Department of Health has updated on new COVID-19 cases, and the data reported Tuesday includes figures that had not yet been processed due to the Easter holiday.
Wolves And Wild Fans Flock To Their First Live Games In Over A YearThousands of Minnesotans were back in the stands Monday to cheer on the Timberwolves and the Wild.
Health Officials' COVID Concerns Grow Over Youth Cases, U.K. Variant ProliferationThe Minnesota Department of health estimates roughly half of new cases are the newer B117 variant first found in the U.K.
YMCA Offers Overnight Camps Again This Summer, After Curtailing During Pandemic's Early MonthsThe Y will require a negative COVID test from campers who attend an overnight camp. They are also encouraging staff to get vaccinated, and they’ll implement other safety measures.
State Fairgrounds To Host Federal COVID-19 Vaccination ClinicThe site is aimed at vaccinating socially vulnerable populations in the zip codes near the fairgrounds.
COVID In Minnesota: After Holiday Without Update, MDH Reports 1,385 New Cases, 10 New DeathsSince the start of the pandemic, there have been 527,650 positive cases and 6,885 deaths.

Latest Health Headlines from CBS News

"The Taco Cleanse" explained by taco expertsFor those who think "The Taco Cleanse" is a real diet, we're sorry to tell you that it's all joke. The authors of "The Taco Cleanse" Stephanie Bogdanich, Wes Allison, and Jessica Morris, explain the tongue-in-cheek book to CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers.
3 sites pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine over adverse reactionsGeorgia is the third state to temporarily shut down a vaccination site using the Johnson and Johnson shot after adverse reactions. Nikki Battiste has the latest.
SAP CEO hopes to revolutionize healthcare with dataSAP CEO Bill McDermott met with CBS News at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss how technology and data can change the way cancer is detected and treated.
"Sopranos" actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler's struggle with MSJamie-Lynn Sigler revealed to People Magazine that she has been battling multiple sclerosis, or MS, for over 15 years. Dr. Roshini Raj, associate professor at NYU Langone Medical Center, joins CBSN to discuss the symptoms and treatment options for the disease which affects more than two million people worldwide.
Worldwide COVID infections rising due to new virus variantsEurope is in the grip of a so-called third wave of infections that have caused hospitals to become overstretched. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Hospital uses art lessons to improve medical practiceMedicine is an art as much as a science. An innovative program at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital teaches physicians in training to use their eyes and ears to connect with patients and enhance the practice of medicine. By day, members of the integrated teaching unit, or ITU, focus on treating patients. By night, they fix their sights on works of art. Dr. Tara Narula reports.
How celebrities use their status to raise medical awarenessAfter former "Sopranos" star Jamie-Lynn Sigler announced she's been battling multiple sclerosis for 15 years, the public is paying greater attention to the chronic condition. ET Online host Lauren Zima discussed how celebrities use their status to raise awareness about serious diseases.
Officials hope to plug Calif. methane leak by FebruaryHealth officials in Los Angeles County said Wednesday they don't believe there will be any long-term effects from the methane gas leak in the LA suburb Porter Ranch. At the same time, the area of affected people has doubled in size. Mireya Villarreal reports.
Gov. Snyder: I take responsibility for Flint water crisisMichigan Governor Rick Synder said Wednesday he is responsible for the Flint water contamination crisis. Synder said officials didn’t use enough common sense and were “too technical” in addressing the levels of lead in Flint’s water supply.
Obama: Handling of Flint water crisis "inexcusable"President Obama spoke with CBS Sunday Morning's Lee Cowan about the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Almost all Detroit schools closed in teacher sick outEighty-eight Detroit schools were closed Wednesday as teachers protested the abysmal conditions -- ranging from broken furnaces to maggot-infested toilets -- inside their institutions. The school system is more than half a billion dollars in debt. Omar Villafranca reports.
Blood test could show who needs antibioticsResearchers at Duke are developing a blood test that can tell the difference between common bacterial and viral infections, and identify which patients would benefit from antibiotics. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham reports.
Mayo Clinic CEO: How data science is making health care more effective, affordableWith U.S. health care costs surpassing $3 trillion a year -- an unsustainable 20% of the American economy -- we all must find ways to cut costs. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Dr. John H. Noseworthy, head of the famed Mayo Clinic, explains how the latest advances in computer science offer a promising solution, where better collection and understanding of the billions of data points generated by medical research and treatments can improve patient "outcomes" and lead more effective and affordable health care for millions of people.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler has multiple sclerosisFormer "Sopranos" star reveals she's been struggling with multiple sclerosis for the past 15 years. CBSN's Meg Oliver and Elaine Quijano have the latest details.
Dr. Agus on VP Biden's World Economic Forum cancer panelVice President Joe Biden continued his quest for a "moonshot" against cancer at a World Economic Forum panel in Davos Tuesday. President Obama put Biden in charge of what he called "mission control" at last week's State of the Union. Biden enlisted the world's top cancer experts including our Dr. David Agus, who leads the USC Norris Westside Cancer Center. Agus joins “CBS This Morning” from Davos to discuss the panel with Biden.
Michigan governor apologizes amid fury over Flint water crisisGov. Rick Snyder vows to do whatever it takes to fix Flint’s water emergency. He apologized Tuesday for the government response in his State of the State address. He also said he would release his 2014 and 2015 emails showing when he knew about the lead contamination. Hundreds of protestors outside the statehouse called on Snyder to resign. Adriana Diaz reports.
Florida, Illinois latest in reporting Zika virus casesU.S. health officials are reporting new cases of a mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects. Florida reported three confirmed cases of the Zika virus overnight, and Illinois said Tuesday that two pregnant women tested positive. Texas and Hawaii also have confirmed cases, including a baby born with a birth defect. Elaine Quijano reports.
Flint, Michigan, residents file lawsuits over water crisisResidents of Flint, Michigan, are filing class-action lawsuits over the way the state government and Governor Rick Snyder have dealt with the city's toxic water crisis. Defense attorney Randy Zelin joins CBSN to discuss the legal ramifications of the lawsuits
When not to use antibioticsDoctors are being urged not to prescribe antibiotics for common winter colds, coughs and flu. Viruses don't respond to the drugs, and the consequences of overuse can be serious. CBS News' Kenneth Craig reports.
New heroin treatment drug Vivitrol being tested in VermontVivitrol, a new heroin treatment drug, is finding success in treating the addicted in Vermont. CBS News correspondent Kenneth Craig joins CBSN with details.