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Connecticut remains effective in vaccine distribution; however, demand has decreased in the past few weeks, leaving officials concerned.

Connecticut vaccination rates decline, worries officials

Ella Shi ’23, Paper Features Editor May 25, 2021

In recent weeks, Connecticut’s vaccination rates have seen a drastic decrease, despite remaining a forerunning state in terms of vaccine distribution. Officials are concerned about persuading wary residents...

On March 18, 2020, almost two weeks after the party where my family contracted Covid-19, my family and I were able to get our first Covid-19 tests at a drive through testing center at Bedford Middle School.

Stigma against contracting Covid-19 has grown overtime

Lily Caplan ’22, Paper Managing Editor May 7, 2021

In March 2020 my whole family got sick and a few days later we learned that we had all been in contact with a Covid-19 positive friend at a birthday party, featured in New York Times. The party was on...

Connecticut Gov. Lamont plans vaccination distribution after state COVID-19 rates reach record high in early December. The White House encourages residents to abide by protocols as holiday season approaches.

Governor Lamont implements vaccine distribution plan to combat rising COVID-19 cases after White House warning

Ella Shi ’23, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced a vaccination distribution plan on Dec. 13 after the White House Coronavirus task force specifically cautioned Connecticut about their rapidly rising COVID-19...

A COVID-19 vaccine is currently being developed.

Potential COVID-19 vaccine brings controversy

Maddy Tansley ’23 and Meg Enquist ’23 October 22, 2020

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Prisoners packed in tight spaces make it difficult to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and steps must be taken to slow the spread throughout jails.

Prisons must adjust to coronavirus spreading through packed cells

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer April 27, 2020

Prisons are packed. The coronavirus is contagious and deadly. These two facts do not blend well. This mixture has served as a recipe for disaster in prisons all around the world, where coronavirus has...

Stop & Shop added a window of time from 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM for customers ages 60 and over to shop alone, effective March 19, as this age group is highly vulnerable to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Stop & Shop adjusts hours to accommodate patrons ages 60 and over

Emma Van Riper ’20, Social Media Director March 23, 2020

Stop & Shop added a window of time from 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM for customers ages 60 and over to shop alone, effective March 19, as this age group is highly vulnerable to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The...

Teachers give homework for students to complete during the two weeks of school closure.

Coronovirus prompts mix of emotions, needs to be given a closer look

Prasaus Yeager ’22, Staff Writer March 14, 2020

March 11 will be a date that will be forever ingrained into my mind. I remember sitting in the choir room and getting a text that schools were closed indefinitely and it was possible that someone in Staples...

As March 6, at least 20 U.S states have had confirmed cases of COVID- 19, some resulting in deaths. Residents of all states are taking precautions to decrease the chance of contracting the virus.

Health officials discover Coronavirus in Danbury

Lucy Arrow '21, Paper Features Editor March 8, 2020

The first case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Connecticut was discovered in Danbury on March 6, found in a nurse working at the Danbury Hospital and Norwalk Hospital. The nurse is a New York State resident...

Coronavirus spreads near Connecticut

Coronavirus spreads near Connecticut

Giselle Oldani ’22, Web Arts Editor February 7, 2020

The Massachusetts Department of Health confirmed a case of the coronavirus in Boston on Feb.1.  A man contracted the virus through a visit to Wuhan, China and returned to the University of Massachusetts...

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