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PHOENIX – Filipino nurses on the front lines fighting COVID-19 experience higher infection rates and deaths from the disease. According to National Nurses United, 4% of registered nurses in the U.S. are Filipino, but 30.1% of all COVID-19 related deaths among RNs have been Filipino.
PHOENIX - As rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues, Mayo Clinic and other organizations are working to get skeptics, including some people of color, on board.
PHOENIX – Researchers in the Petrified Forest National Park have discovered a new species of prehistoric reptile that offers a glimpse into Arizona’s past.
PHOENIX – Two Arizona health experts talk about some of the medical innovations that have taken place since the COVID-19 pandemic began in this episode of Arizona in Focus.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission has proposed that public utilities be carbon free by 2050, updating a plan enacted in 2006. If approved after hearings and public comment, it would help Arizona catch up with other Southwestern states that already have such regulations.
PHOENIX – As election results come in, the Secretary of State’s Office shows that two Republicans and a Democrat appear to be leading in the race for three Arizona Corporation Commission seats.
PHOENIX – #ChalkTheVote is an effort to get families across the nation to write messages on sidewalks to encourage neighbors to vote. Nearly 300 families in Arizona have participated so far.
PHOENIX – APS has proposed a $184 million rate hike, but opponents say that ignores the financial burden ratepayers have borne since March, when the COVID-19 pandemic was declared.