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DHSS Says New Spike Does Not Reflect State’s Success Against COVID-19, Vaccinations Will Protect

After leading the nation in controlling COVID cases, our state is NOW seeing a surge in the virus, but not the COVID-19 we have dealt with over the past year—this one is a bit stronger and more contagious.

Northwest Missouri is seeing more of what they call the – Delta Variant- Adam Crumbliss, the Missouri Health Department’s Director of Community & Public Health says part of the problem has to do with how people responded to the CDC relaxing safety restrictions— FOR VACCINATED PEOPLE.

Missouri is in national headlines for the spike in cases- but Crumbliss says it’s not an accurate picture because we have had some of the nation’s BEST numbers.


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