Kansas City COVID Delta Fight Plagued By Doubt

The latest chapter in the pandemic sparks familiar debates and threatens to ruin the Summer reopen and/or spread fear about the upcoming cold & flu season.

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Delta variant spreading in metro causes alarm for health workers, public health officials

JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) - Healthcare workers and public health officials are alarmed by the COVID-19 delta variant spreading in the Kansas City metro, even in Johnson County where the vaccination rate is the highest in the area. The county's positivity rate has increased to more than 3% from 1.8% just a few weeks ago.

U.S. heading for 'dangerous fall' with surge in delta Covid cases and return of indoor mask mandates

As the highly transmissible delta variant continues to spread rapidly across the United States and elsewhere around the world, scientists and other health experts are warning that indoor mask mandates and other public health measures will likely make a return in this U.S. this fall.

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: Missouri reports 1,544 new confirmed cases on Friday

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates around the Kansas City metro area, and in Kansas and Missouri.What you need to know:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Wednesday the state has 319,586 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and there have been 5,166 deaths since the outbreak started.

A Missouri couple say they dragged their feet on getting the Covid-19 vaccine. Then they got sick

Louie Michael and his wife, Pattie Bunch, were both hospitalized last month with Covid-19 in Springfield, Missouri.

As variants spread, some Kansas Citians are now getting COVID-19 vaccinations

For the first time since the pandemic began, some people are choosing now to get the COVID-19 vaccine.It seems most pop-up clinics now go where people gather.

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