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Part 1: Mask use in schools; can someone who had COVID-19 skip vaccine?

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

State epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan and Dr. Beth Daly, the chief of the state's Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, answer questions about whether children should still wear masks in schools, whether someone who has had COVID should get vaccinated and whether it's safe for vaccinated parents to go maskless even if their children can't be vaccinated.
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Part 2: Do vaccines affect children's growth? Is it safe to be in contact with unvaccinated family members?

Part 2: Do vaccines affect children's growth? Is it safe to be in contact with unvaccinated family members?

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

State epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan and Dr. Beth Daly, the chief of the state's Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, answer questions about how safe vaccines are for children going through puberty. Also, whether it's safe to be in contact with relatives who haven't been vaccinated, and if adults in a household with a high-risk toddler should continue to wear masks.
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Part 3: Mask guidance at the gym; how long is too long to get second dose?

Part 3: Mask guidance at the gym; how long is too long to get second dose?

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

State epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan and Dr. Beth Daly, the chief of the state's Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, answer questions about mask use at the gym, whether waiting 90 days for a second dose is too long, whether a teenager who's almost fully vaccinated needs to quarantine after exposure to COVID-19.
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Part 4: Can vaccinated adult pass virus to child? How does mask guidance apply to salons?

Part 4: Can vaccinated adult pass virus to child? How does mask guidance apply to salons?

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

State epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan and Dr. Beth Daly, the chief of the state's Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, answer questions about whether vaccines are safe for children who are small for their age and whether fully vaccinated adults can pass the virus to a child. Another viewer wonders how the CDC's new mask guidance applies to barber shops or salons.
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Human Rights Campaign focuses on LGTBQ Issues

For Pride Month, Eyewitness Newsmakers focused on social issues and legislation affecting the LGBTQ community. Read more ...

Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, Is Tearing the Country Apart

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is preparing to govern an Ethiopia neither respected nor whole. Read more ...

'Sesame Street' features family with 2 gay dads for Father's Day

"Sesame Street" released a new episode featuring a family with two gay dads who have a daughter in celebration of Pride Month. Read more ...

Shortages continue in real estate and auto industry in New Mexico

Shortages continue in real estate and auto industry in New Mexico

As things get back to normal the way we buy, and how much we pay has changed. For those in the market for a car or home that could take some time. Read more ...

They Put Up a Pride Flag. A Florida Homeowners' Group Said Take It Down

The Eastland Cove Homeowners Association in Broward County, Fla., said it was not on a list of approved flags. A couple face an initial fine of up to $50. Read more ...

Tornado Warning issued for most of Chicago area, severe thunderstorms move...

The Chicago area is under an enhanced risk for severe weather for Father's Day. Read more ...

Tornado Warning for south-central Cook County remains in effect until...

Tornado Warning for south-central Cook County remains in effect until 11:45PM CDT

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 PM CDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL COOK COUNTY... At 1132 PM CDT, a storm capable of producing a tornado was located near Burbank... Read more ...

With COVID-19 restrictions lifted, SoCal dads enjoy Father's Day with family...

Dads throughout the Southland marked Father's Day with an extra sense of joy on Sunday, now that large family gatherings are allowed once again. Read more ...

Incoming, outgoing OPPD CEOs reflect on past, forecast future

Incoming, outgoing OPPD CEOs reflect on past, forecast future

A changing of the guard at OPPD as Tim Burke is set to step down as CEO in less than two weeks. Read more ...

Iowa cemetery's QR codes bring the people's stories to life

Iowa cemetery's QR codes bring the people's stories to life

QR codes dot the Woodland Cemetery. Once scanned, you can watch videos retelling the stories of some who are buried there. Read more ...