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Most retailers optimistic as NJ holiday shopping season starts
The 64% who said they were optimistic represents a decline from 72% who said the same in 2021, but the comeback from the COVID-19 pandemic shaped a lot of that.
Amid rising child infections in NJ, FDA reports amoxicillin shortage
Amoxicillin is not used as a treatment for RSV, COVID, or the flu, but is commonly prescribed for ear infections, strep, and whooping cough.
Murphy promised a COVID response review, where is it?
It's not clear if a review on NJ's COVID response has even started
Ridgewood, NJ hospital improperly tossed post-COVID test patient instructions
There is no evidence that any information to date has been misused or attempted to have been used.
NJ braces for new COVID variant that evades most vaccines
New COVID strain is highly transmissible and resistant to current vaccines
NJ poll says half of U.S. feels COVID pandemic ‘will never be over’
Where there may be great agreement with President Biden is in the sentiment that Americans must just learn to deal and live with COVID from this point forward.
Risked lives to save others but NJ towns shafted them over vax beliefs, lawsuits say
One Maplewood police officer was told to turn in her badge and was marched out of the station, according to court filings.
Is Biden right about pandemic being over? State of COVID-19 in NJ
There's been more than 34,000 confirmed or probable deaths linked to coronavirus since COVID arrived in New Jersey in March 2020.
Largest school district in NJ requiring masks for new school year
School districts in New Jersey have been able to make their own rules about masks since early March.
How much risk does the COVID vaccine pose to NJ student-athletes?
A CDC advisement about myocarditis and pericarditis appears to be at the heart of a "more precautionary" approach to student-athlete sports physicals being taken by a practice in Lake Hopatcong.