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US Virus Cases Nearly Triple in 2 Weeks Amid Misinformation
COVID-19 cases have nearly tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation.
The COVID Delta Variant Has Officially Reached Missoula
Missoula County just confirmed its first case of the new COVID strain.
Montana Adds 58 New COVID-19 Cases, 433,013 People are Fully Immunized
As of Friday morning, Montana has confirmed 114,240 positive COVID-19 cases.
Televangelist to Pay $156,000 Settlement for Selling Fake COVID-19 ‘Cure’
Jim Bakker and his southwestern Missouri church will pay restitution of $156,000 to settle a lawsuit that accused the TV pastor of falsely claiming that a health supplement could cure COVID-19.
Montana Saw More Deaths Than Births For First Time Ever In 2020
For the first time since 1908, deaths outnumbered births in Montana.
Free Beer, Other New Incentives for Biden’s ‘Vaccine Sprint’
Free beer is the latest White House-backed incentive to persuade Americans to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Fully vaccinated can drop the masks, skip social distancing
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is easing mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.
Statistics Reveal More Americans Have Died From COVID-19 Than Live in Wyoming
This comes via reports from The New York Times and other news outlets regarding the total COVID-19 death toll in the United States, which, as of Tuesday, was marked at 578,890. The total population of Wyoming, according to the United States Census Bureau is 578, 759.
The Latest: Masks Worn on Chins, or Not At All, at Derby
Thousands of spectators are gathered in the infield at Churchill Downs, many not wearing face masks required amid the coronavirus pandemic.