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vaccines

On war footing

As Michigan battles a record spike in COVID-19 infections, doctors drive home the importance of vaccines as a leading defense.

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‘Just a tiny little poke’

“You have to be brave,” a 5-year-old girl advises after she gets her COVID-19 vaccination.

Ready for the worst, hoping for the best

Younger, unvaccinated people are key factors in the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the hospital, doctors say.

‘It’s a happy place’

With cheerful hearts, volunteers help make the West Michigan Vaccine clinic an efficient, joyful experience.

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A shot of hope

As they give COVID-19 vaccines to the community, team members appreciate the joyful responses of "the most grateful people you will ever see."

‘Patience and vigilance’

As COVID-19 cases surge, health leaders promote vaccines and safety precautions to curb the deadly virus.

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In this together—a year of COVID-19

Amid a season of challenges, seven highlights emerge of community spirit, heroism and hope.

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‘I was delighted’

Residents of independent living facilities in Ottawa County receive COVID-19 vaccines at on-site clinics.

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A shot and a song

Singing playful versions of childhood classics, a respiratory therapist entertains and educates vaccine recipients.

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‘This is what we need’

At a clinic at New Hope Baptist Church, 250 people received COVID-19 vaccinations.

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‘You have so much to live for’

When an 80-year-old retired teacher got her COVID-19 vaccine, her granddaughter delivered the shot.

‘Thrilled this day is finally here’

Teachers share their hopes and excitement as they line up to be among the first to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine.