State and Regional News

Ft. Leonard Wood officials quiet about investigation into COVID-19

BY SPENCER NORRIS, Missouri News Network
Officials at Fort Leonard Wood have opened an investigation into the spread of COVID-19 on the base but refuse to answer many questions about how they are managing a situation that a local official says left hundreds quarantined.

Missouri home to COVID-19 vaccine development

BY CLAIRE COLBY, Missouri News Network
A Pfizer facility in Chesterfield is working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
“In a short order of time, we worked closely with regulatory authorities and accelerated what typically would have taken months into weeks and weeks into a matter of days in order to rapidly and safely enter the clinic,” said Christine Smith, a Pfizer vice president.