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Interview with Dr. Kathleen Todd 12-1-21

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathleen Todd regarding COVID. Topics covered include: the Omicron variant; vaccination;  School District “Test to Stay” program and testing.

Interview with Dr. Kathy Todd 11-17-21

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathleen Todd regarding COVID. Topics covered include: COVID numbers in Valdez; status of hospitals around the State; Valdez City Schools “Test to Stay” protocol and testing in Valdez.

Interview with Dr. Kathleen Todd 11-10-21

KVAK’s Laurie Prax interviewed Dr. Kathy Todd regarding COVID. Topics covered include: Valdez City Schools “Test to Stay” program; status of tests in Valdez; and vaccinations for 5 to 11 year-olds.

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  • Omicron keeps world jittery as more information drips out December 1, 2021
    People queue for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations in the Wizink Center in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Health authorities in the Spanish capital have confirmed a second case of the omicron coronavirus variant in a 61-year-old woman who had returned from a trip to South Africa on Monday. (AP Photo/Paul White) (Paul White/)TOKYO — The […]
  • Volcanic lava threatens church, more homes on La Palma December 1, 2021
    A fissure is seen next to a house covered with ash on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain, Wednesday, Dec.1 2021. A fissure that volcanologists believe spouted a gusher of lava left a gaping hole in front of house whose bottom floor was completely covered by a mountain of ash. A fresh stream of […]
  • Omicron? Many Americans give it a shrug December 1, 2021
    Air China flight crew members in hazmat suits walk through the arrivals area at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Brazil and Japan joined the rapidly widening circle of countries to report cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) (Jae C. Hong/)Donna Smith was […]
  • Trump tested positive for coronavirus before first debate with Biden, former chief of staff says December 1, 2021
    President Donald Trump arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md., Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, on Marine One helicopter after he tested positive for COVID-19. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is at second from left. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (Jacquelyn Martin/)President Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus days before his […]
  • Jan. 6 panel to vote on contempt against former DOJ official December 1, 2021
    Former Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Clark speaks as he stands next to Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Oct. 21, 2020. . (Yuri Gripas/Pool via AP, File) (YURI GRIPAS/)WASHINGTON — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection will vote on pursuing […]

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