COVID-19 Vaccine

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Local leaders are encouraging members of Gen-Z to sign up for their vaccine. A rally for clean energy jobs on Long Island, a look at the growing homeownership gap, and New York has a budget, finally.

State Sen. Kevin Wilkos, R-Canton, left, talks with Sen. Will Haskell, D-Westport, right, during special session at the State Capitol, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Hartford, Conn.
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Connecticut state Senator Will Haskell wants his fellow Gen-Z peers to sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations, now that the state has opened appointments to everyone 16 and older.

Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said the state might want to administer booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccines in nursing homes.

Courtesy of Connecticut National Guard

The Connecticut National Guard has helped the U.S. Navy at the Submarine Base in New London in vaccinating 1,000 sailors and Navy staff at a mass vaccine clinic.

Courtesy of Stony Brook University

U.S. college students are the subjects of a new federally funded study that measures the effectiveness of Moderna’s vaccine in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Stony Brook University on Long Island is one college whose students will participate in the study.

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