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How deadly is COVID?

Contrary to what may people claim, the COVID-19 pandemic is real, and the delta variant of the virus is highly infectious. Local statistics provided by press releases from the Green River District Health Department show the highly contagious nature of this strain of the coronavirus. From August 2 to August 26, 2021, 153 people in…

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Covid continues to increase in Hancock

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase in Hancock County, and stand at 1005 total cases as of Monday, August 23, up 52 cases since August 12. Currently, one person remains hospitalized with the virus. “We are seeing an alarming rise in our incidence of new COVID-19 cases,” Clay Horton, Green River District Health…

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Mask up, get vaccinated and stop COVID

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic people furiously debated what steps we need to take to abate the pandemic. No matter the recommendation, some people claimed the steps did not work. The two most heated points of contention concern masks and COVID-19 vaccines. Many people claim masks do nothing to stop the spread of COVID,…

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