A 59-year-old man from Andalusia, Ill., near the Quad Cities became the first in Iowa to receive a double lung transplant after COVID-19 destroyed his respiratory function.
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The effort to reach vulnerable populations in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout will include homeless populations for the first time in Cedar Rapids this week. Mercy Medical Center is partnering with local agencies to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to individuals experiencing homelessness at two vaccine clinics.
The Cedar Rapids NAACP hosted two vaccine clinics this week, reaching roughly 100 vulnerable residents. However, some individuals continued to express discomfort in the vaccine, even after they had received the shot, but had decided to set those concerns aside “for the greater good.”
By John McGlothlen, The Gazette
Health Care and Medicine Feb. 28, 2021 3:32 pm705d ago
Providers have surpassed administering 700,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in Iowa since the first inoculations in December, state public …
By Carrie Campbell, for The Gazette
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When Patty Frantz’s best friend from high school was diagnosed with breast cancer a number of years ago, she wanted …