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The Delta Variant Thrives in a State of Political and Public Health Discord

ST. LOUIS — The day after Missouri Gov. Mike Parson finished his bicentennial bus tour to drum up tourism to the state in mid-July, Chicago issued a travel advisory warning about visiting Missouri. Earlier this summer, as covid-19 case counts began to tick up when the highly transmissible delta variant took hold in the state,… Read More »

Rural hospital CEO urges providers to ‘get ready now’ as delta variant outstrips nursing resources

The delta variant of the novel coronavirus is gaining a frightening foothold in areas of the country with low vaccination rates, spurring the White House to mobilize “surge response teams” to combat the variant that threatens to undo the nation’s progress in beating back the pandemic. About 1,000 counties in the U.S. have vaccination rates… Read More »