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Coronavirus cases linked to Forest County tribal event

[ad_1] CRANDON, Wis. (AP) — Several tribes in Wisconsin are urging people to get a coronavirus test if they attended an American Indian event last weekend in Forest County. The Potawatomi says at least two people who contracted COVID-19 attended the annual Meno Keno Ma Ge Wen Powwow in Carter …

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Evers hands Wisconsin hotels $70 million in coronavirus aid

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday he has given Wisconsin hotels $70 million in federal coronavirus relief dollars. The governor’s office said grants of up to $2 million went out Friday to 888 lodging businesses around the state to help offset pandemic-related losses. The money is …

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Virus levels high in Wisconsin COVID-19 cases, even among fully vaccinated | Local News

[ad_1] Of the 50 samples that underwent genetic testing to determine which strain of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was present, 42, or 84%, were the delta variant, which appears to be more transmissible. Nearly all new COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin involve the delta variant, including among vaccinated people. …

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Your guide to the coronavirus variants, from alpha to lambda

Your guide to the coronavirus variants, from alpha to lambda

[ad_1] MILWAUKEE — A year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world looks a lot different than it used to. And so does the coronavirus itself. What You Need To Know The World Health Organization is keeping close tabs on four “variants of concern” (alpha, beta, gamma and …

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Wisconsin Farms Working To Vaccinate Mink Against Coronavirus

[ad_1] As Wisconsin health officials work to get more residents vaccinated against the coronavirus, a mass vaccination effort is also happening in the state’s mink industry. The state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection approved the use of a vaccine for mink made by veterinary pharmaceutical company Zoetis in …

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Milwaukee Launches Door-To-Door COVID-19 Vaccination Effort

[ad_1] Over the last year and a half, Marcus Austin of Milwaukee has watched as friends and extended family members died from COVID-19. Austin said he doesn’t think the Black community has gotten enough education about the coronavirus, and he wants to help change that. Austin is one of several …

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Delta variant of coronavirus not yet ‘prevalent’ in Dane County | Local Government

[ad_1] Studies show the Delta variant spreads more rapidly and easily than the original strain of COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2. Though precise estimates vary, the strain could be 50% more contagious than the Alpha variant.   Experts say fully vaccinated people are protected against the variant. Finke said the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines …

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Doctors have advice for parents before school resumes

Kids as young as 12 can get Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine. Doctors say they should be fully vaccinated before schools reopen for in-person learning at the end of the summer.

[ad_1] The last thing students want to hear about during the summer is getting ready to go back to school. But school districts are getting ready to bring students back into the classroom for the next year and are figuring out how to do it safely. Now that students as …

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Five U.S. states had coronavirus infections even before first reported cases, study says

[ad_1] 3D art based in microscope images of the corona virus from the 2020 outbreak in Wuhan, China. Joao Paulo Burini | Getty Images At least seven people in five U.S. states were infected with the novel coronavirus weeks before the states reported their first cases, a large new government …

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