National Guard to deploy members around Arkansas next week to assist in COVID testing

The Arkansas National Guard has announced 40 of its members will assist with COVID testing in Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Mountain Home, Pine Bluff, Rogers and Springdale. It…

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UAMS looks to combat physician shortage by creating fast-track program for medical students

Wait times in doctors’ offices could be getting longer as the state continues to see a shortage of physicians. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says the shortage has…

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Truck drivers remain in high demand as holidays approach, Arkansas experts say

We've seen shortages for everything throughout the pandemic, from toilet paper to chicken wings. Now, there's another shortage that has persisted even before the pandemic – truck drivers. "The trucking…

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Arkansas stores see toy shortage as parents begin Christmas shopping

The pandemic has been no stranger to shortages and parents might want to get a head start on purchasing gifts this year because of the most recent one: a shortage…

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Read more about the article State’s COVID-19 cases up by 1,004, deaths by 21
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State’s COVID-19 cases up by 1,004, deaths by 21

The spread of the coronavirus in Arkansas appeared to be continuing to slow Thursday, with a report showing another drop in active cases in public schools, and the number of…

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Merck says a trial shows it has produced the first effective antiviral pill for COVID-19.

The drugmaker Merck said on Friday that it would seek authorization for the first antiviral pill for Covid after its drug, known as molnupiravir, was shown in a clinical trial…

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