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Biden pledges massive vaccine uptick as states struggle with confusion over...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Friday sketched out his proposal for overhauling the country’s slow and uneven effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, pledging...

Infections continue their upward trend in Iowa while vaccinations lag

Iowa reported an additional 19 coronavirus deaths and 1,398 new infections Thursday, as the state’s rate of infection continued to climb. Over the past week,...

Inspectors: As virus spread in Iowa nursing home, infection-control rules were...

State inspection records are shedding new light on how COVID-19 spread throughout an eastern Iowa nursing home, infecting at least three-fourths of the residents. According...

Iowa’s COVID-19 cases rise as testing rebounds

Iowa is seeing a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, at the same time testing has increased, the New York Times reported. Testing had fallen sharply...

Biden rolls out $1.9 trillion emergency package to battle pandemic and...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is calling on Congress to approve a sweeping package for economic and pandemic relief with a price tag twice...

General: Pandemic, derecho brought most diverse Guard mobilization since 2008

The Iowa National Guard’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the August derecho brought the most diverse mobilization since the floods of 2008, Maj....

Iowa reports 83 additional deaths amid the latest surge in infections

Iowa recorded 83 new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, one of the state’s highest single-day death tolls during the 10-month pandemic. The state also recorded 1,480...

Feds tell states to give COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 65+ in...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday directed state officials to expand who is getting vaccinated for COVID-19, and announced that all available doses...

Three Democrats test positive for COVID-19 after sheltering with maskless Republicans...

WASHINGTON — The leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Tuesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19, and blamed Republicans who refused to...

Iowa’s COVID mitigation efforts eased as vaccine rollout stalls and infections...

As Iowa again loosens COVID-19 mitigation measures, the state is recording a 50% increase in the average number of new infections reported each day. There...
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