Twelve cases of COVID were identified among the Lancaster County Jail's general population within a 36-hour period, county officials said.
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An eastern Nebraska public health department reported a West Nile death Wednesday, which is the second death reported by the department in less than one week.
The Three Rivers Public Health Department, which serves Dodge, Saunders and Washington Counties, reported the death from the mosquito-born virus on Monday.
A federal judge on Monday ordered the State of Iowa to immediately halt enforcement of a law passed in May that prevents school boards from requiring masks to be worn.
Find out how the state has fared over time in cases, deaths and vaccination programs, among other indicators with these charts and maps, updated weekly.
President Biden has signed a new executive order to require vaccination for employees of the executive branch and contractors that do business with the federal government.
"To ensure that the distinct and diverse interests of Douglas County are better represented," the Legislature should consider splitting it into two districts, one Public Pulse writer says.
Superbowl star Tom Brady has opened up about having COVID-19 and shares his concerns about the months ahead.
How has the delta variant impacted case counts? What percentage of the population has been vaccinated? How many hospital beds are available? Find out with these charts and maps, updated weekly.
Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center were the first to report back in July 2020 that the virus that causes COVID-19 was present in small particles exhaled by infected people.
Stop offering misleading claims about COVID vaccination, a Pulse writer says. Omaha must take action against smoking, another writes.
When politicians voice criticism of the institutions that protect us from disability and death, this should be a cause for alarm.
As cases continue to increase, find out what percentage of the population has been vaccinated, plus how hospitalizations have changed over time, and more with these charts and maps.
Nebraska can't simply will away the COVID threat. We need energetic, science-based action emphasizing the importance of vaccination and empowering local health authorities.
Johnson and Johnson reports spike in antibodies after booster dose; Delta Air to make unvaccinated employees pay; Pentagon urges vaccinations ASAP. Get the latest.
With FDA's approval of Pfizer vaccine, the Pentagon will require service members to be vaccinated. Also, NYC mandates vaccinations for teachers, staff. Today's virus developments.
As case counts continue to rise, find out how many people have been vaccinated, plus what percentage of hospital beds are occupied, and other indicators with these charts and graphs, updated weekly.
About 100 people attended Monday's Millard Public Schools board meeting. About two dozen people addressed the board on masking, splitting evenly between pro- and anti-mandate.
Hospitals in virus hotspots say they are clearly seeing more admissions and deaths among people under the age of 65. Here are the latest virus updates.