Indian Health Services has allocated 1,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the region, to date. Seven hundred have arrived, and 400 are still on the way.
The state pathologist says they will process samples from the two dead whales to confirm things like species and sex, but they likely won’t be able to determine cause of death.
More than two-thirds of the crew of a huge factory fishing vessel docked in the Aleutian fishing port of Dutch Harbor has tested positive for COVID-19, local authorities announced Sunday.
It was the first trip back in service for the ferry, it stopped at 8 communities between Homer and Unalaska.