vaccines

Germany locks down unvaccinated people, as leaders there plan to make shots compulsory

9 ViewsGermany on Thursday announced a nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated, as its leaders backed plans for mandatory vaccinations in the coming months. Unvaccinated people will be banned from accessing all but the most essential businesses, such as supermarkets and pharmacies, to curb the spread of coronavirus, outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and

Hospitals say delta COVID-19 variant is still biggest threat

6 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The majority of people in the hospital are still unvaccinated COVID-19 patients and here at University of New Mexico Hospital, they are operating at over 140% capacity. This means every single bed and even different units are being used and converted into patient areas but as we

How far behind are New Mexico’s schoolchildren?

11 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Almost two years into the pandemic, the state is still trying to grasp how much the closures and remote learning set New Mexico’s kids back. KRQE News 13 investigative reporter Gabrielle Burkhart spoke with parents, teachers, and the New Mexico Public Education Department to find out how

New Mexico’s COVID-19 numbers not looking good

11 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — When it comes to COVID-19, the numbers in the Land of Enchantment are not looking good. “I think we’re the victims to a large degree of our own success,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said in an interview with KOAT.

Colorado governor calls out New Mexico’s mask mandate

14 Views SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The mask debate continues. This time, it’s governor versus governor. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said last week he won’t be requiring masks like New Mexico and will be leaving it up to counties, even as their cases keep climbing. He’s claiming masks haven’t helped

New Mexico GOP leaders concerned about US vaccine mandate

31 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico already has among the highest U.S. unemployment rates and the state’s Republican legislative leaders fear President Joe Biden’s plan to require vaccinations or COVID-19 testing for large employers could cause more damage to job market.