Coronavirus


New strain of COVID-19 reaches Wisconsin. (Getty Images)
Highly Contagious Coronavirus Variant Has Reached Wisconsin

The mutation makes the virus about 56% more transmissible, but not more deadly, English researchers found.

Healthcare workers will most likely be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines Now in Wisconsin

Tackling some frequently asked questions about vaccines.

Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7
Legislative Republicans Not Only Defend Toxic Workplaces, They’ve Created One

After months of inaction, the GOP’s return has spread disingenuousness, misinformation, and likely a dangerous virus.

The City of Milwaukee is launching a COVID-19 "vaccination hub" at the Wisconsin Center.
Milwaukee Is Opening a Downtown ‘Vaccine Hub’

Mayor says it will open to the public “as soon as possible.” City workers in priority categories will go first.

Marshfield Clinic Health System medical personnel treat a critically ill COVID-19 patient after the patient was flown to Marshfield Clinic's Eau Claire hospital. COVID-19 relief bills do not include hazard pay or sick pay for healthcare workers but do include liability protections for entities from COVID-19 lawsuits. (Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic Health System-Eau Claire)
Senate Plans to Pass a COVID-19 Bill, Just Not the One Rushed Through the Assembly

But relief would still be held hostage unless Evers accepts a big legal favor for businesses that don’t protect workers and customers.

View From the Press Pit – Media members cover the opening day of the Wisconsin Legislature's 2021-2022 session in the Assembly chamber at the state Capitol in Madison. The gallery above, normally filled with families, friends, and staff, is sparse due to COVID-19 restrictions and Democratic members conducting their inaugurals largely online. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Assembly GOP Approves Its Doomed COVID-19 Bill

Evers said he would likely veto a bill that includes some relief measures but also several poison pills.