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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.…
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Clinics in underserved Charlotte communities aim to give everyone a shot

Two vaccine clinics over the weekend reached thousands of people in parts of Charlotte that are often overlooked and underserved. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The focus shifted to communities that are often overlooked Saturday as the two largest health care systems in the Charlotte area hosted vaccine clinics that put thousands of shots into arms.…