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Helping individuals with disabilities get COVID-19 vaccines

It's been tough for a lot of people to get a COVID-19 vaccine - with challenges like finding out where it’s available and getting an appointment and...
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Fri, 03/05/2021 - 12:00pm
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Connections: Local vaccine researchers on the state of COVID-19 vaccines

We're joined by local vaccine researchers to discuss the state of COVID-19 vaccine development and distribution in the U.S. Dr. Edward Walsh and Dr....
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Thu, 03/04/2021 - 11:22am
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UR Medicine prepares to ramp up coronavirus sequencing in an effort to track variants

UR Medicine will begin genomic sequencing of local coronavirus samples within weeks, allowing local researchers and doctors to see a fuller picture of...
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Thu, 03/04/2021 - 11:22am
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Local researchers to study Pfizer booster, potential guard against variants

Rochester researchers will study how a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine could play a role in protecting recipients from COVID-19 and its variants in...
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Thu, 02/25/2021 - 5:25am
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Connections: Members of the Strong Hospital Ethics Committee on equity in health care

The University of Rochester Medical Center is ending its Executive Health and special patient services programs , which provide exclusive and extensive...
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Thu, 02/18/2021 - 9:21am
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Monroe County hospitals ease visitation restrictions starting next week

Hospitals in Monroe County will begin to allow limited visitation next week. University of Rochester Medical Center hospitals will open up to some...
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Fri, 02/12/2021 - 12:02pm
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Strong Hospital Ethics Committee calls for end to special treatment of wealthy individuals

Members of Strong Memorial Hospital’s Ethics Committee are calling for an end to “programs of special privilege” at the University of Rochester Medical...
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Fri, 02/05/2021 - 12:27pm
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URMC apologizes for offering 'well-connected' people preferential vaccine treatment

The University of Rochester Medical Center has apologized for offering more than two dozen people well-connected to the university, including URMC board...
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Tue, 02/02/2021 - 9:17am
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URMC apologizes for offering 'well-connected' people preferential vaccine treatment

The University of Rochester Medical Center has apologized for offering more than two dozen people well-connected to the university, including URMC board...
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Tue, 02/02/2021 - 5:08am
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Vaccine Task Force co-chair says suggestion donors could jump vaccine line is ‘slap in the face'

The co-chair of the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force is responding to an email that the University of Rochester Medical Center’s chief...
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Sat, 01/30/2021 - 8:53am
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