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Photo by Zack Smith Photography, Courtesy of French Quarter Festivals, Inc.

French Quarter Festival won't be kept down in 2021 — or at least it's determined to rise back up.

Center for Reproductive Rights

With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to reinstate an FDA requirement that patients pick up abortion pills in person, the rest of the country joins Louisiana and 17 other states with similar restrictions on abortion care.

Paula Burch-Celentano / Tulane University

Tulane University administered the first of two Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots to roughly 50 employees of its School of Medicine yesterday, from custodial and food service staff to campus health services physicians and researchers studying the vaccine’s efficacy.

Aubri Juhasz / WWNO

Teacher vaccinations are still a ways off, but efforts to inoculate school nurses against COVID-19 are already in full swing.

Four New Orleans public school nurses received the first dose of the vaccine Tuesday morning through the district’s partnership with Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.

Ben Depp / For WWNO

Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a new proclamation that says the state will remain in Modified Phase 2 for 28 days.

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