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SAN JOSE, Calif. — From the isolated ranch towns of the eastern Sierra to the immigrant communities of San Jose and other cities, California’s health experts eagerly await the arrival of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine, saying it will expand supplies and boost access for the state’s most hard-to-reach residents. “It’s like having a gun with 10 bullets in it — and now I have 10 ...

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People were bundled against the chill last weekend as they arrived at the Venice Family Clinic. The clinic had set up six white vaccination tents in its ground-floor parking lot, but they and the small propane heaters set up for warmth were weak foils against the wind that whipped through the open structure. Still, everyone was pretty cheerful. About 150 patients were scheduled for their ...

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MINNEAPOLIS — Gregory Ulrich was angry at doctors for cutting off his opioid prescription after he overdosed four years ago, leading him to open fire inside a Buffalo health clinic last week, according to newly unsealed search warrants. Authorities believe Ulrich's dependency on pain medication was the "driving force" behind his assault at the Allina Health Clinic in Buffalo, Minnesota. The ...

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Black and Latino residents are receiving far fewer doses of COVID-19 vaccines than white residents in California, according to new data released by state officials Friday, reflecting a trend of racial disparity that has come to define the coronavirus pandemic. Though officials have previously warned that the demographic data was incomplete, the new information from the California Department of ...