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More than half of NC adults now at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19

On Thursday, NCDHHS announced 50.1% of NC adults have gotten at least one dose of vaccine. The state is currently 75% of the way to its two-thirds vaccination goal. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — More than half of all North Carolina adults have gotten at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the state’s Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday.…
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CDC: Anxiety caused last month's fainting at vaccination sites, here's how vaccine providers are curbing more cases

A CDC report found fainting, dizzy spells at five mass vaccination sites in April were anxiety-related. Vaccine providers discuss how they’re preventing more. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report notes the importance that vaccine providers monitor people for anxiety responses in addition to allergic responses following COVID-19 shots.…