The reactions “were consistent with common reactions in adults being vaccinated with any vaccine, but due to the number of individuals affected, the site stopped the J&J vaccinations to evaluate,’’ Public Health said in a news release.
Gov. Brian Kemp says while the creation of COVID-19 vaccines is a scientific miracle, he does not support mandatory vaccination passports. But officials at Emory University say being vaccinated before you can travel is not a new idea.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the Zoom meeting a fixture of our lives — and even our deaths. As gatherings became unsafe, funeral businesses have shifted much of what they do online.
After several days of more than peak traffic over the last few weeks, Tybee Island is adding lifeguards and making traffic changes.
A new data source from the CDC sheds light on why Georgia’s COVID_19 vaccine numbers look so different from those provided by the federal government.
Millions of Americans have been helped by substance abuse recovery programs, but there’s a little-known side industry to recovery that some say has taken advantage of people trying overcome addiction. Sober living homes, sometimes called halfway houses, are not regulated in Georgia, but they are potentially very profitable. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports on a recently passed bill aimed at gaining some control over the programs.
Brad Raffensperger defended the security of his state's election against former President Donald Trump's claims of fraud. Now the official backs a new law promising election integrity.
Georgia’s Department of Public Health has issued a warning about a cluster of overdoses from counterfeit pills that contain fentanyl, a potent opioid drug.
The waters off the Georgia coast are a vital calving ground for the North Atlantic Right Whale. This calving season, which winds down in April, has been a rare bright spot for the critically endangered whales, with scientists counting more babies than in the last three seasons combined. But experts say the gains may not be enough to save the species. On this episode of Georgia Today, we hear the latest on efforts to protect the right whale.
Friday on Political Rewind: the COVID-19 pandemic in the current moment. We spoke to Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President of the Morehouse School of Medicine. Rice and her colleagues have been on the front lines of a campaign encouraging African Americans communities to embrace the vaccine. Also, we asked our experts about Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to drop restrictions.
The Department of Justice is set to distribute model “red flag” legislation to states so they can enact laws to allow courts to temporarily remove a firearm from a person who is distressed, according to senior Biden administration officials.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says police morale is "improving significantly" after it hit a low last summer and that she is confident the city will get to the "other side" in bringing crime down. "We are a resilient city," Bottoms said.
Thursday on Political Rewind: a look at systemic racism and the toll it takes across society. Racism targets people of color, but ultimately harms us all; that is the premise of author Heather McGhee's new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. The author joins us on today’s show with Emory University's Dr. Andra Gillespie.
A rare prehistoric looking turtle only found in south Georgia and north Florida might soon gain federal protection after struggling to rebound.
Starting Thursday, Georgia’s months-long ban on gatherings of more than 50 people in one place will be lifted per orders from the governor, who has steadily moved to ease safety measures imposed since the virus swept the state in March last year.