The COVID delta variant is quickly destroying the American "comeback" Summer of 2021.

Accordingly and amid a much more ominous door-to-door vaxx debate . . .


Now . . .

Fear and reasonable caution against COVID DELTA is justified given how many people it has killed.

However, nobody should be afraid of masks. They're harmless. 

In fact, for a year we've been coping with a new American dress code and a very public sign that things have changed FOREVER and we're likely NEVER going to back to the care-free lackadaisical public health daze before the plague.

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Independence issues health advisory, urging mask wearing after COVID-19 cases spike

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: INDEPENDNCE, Mo. - The spike in COVID-19 cases caused Independence to issue a public health advisory. The city said it is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in both the Kansas City metro and across the state of Missouri.

Independence issues health advisory as COVID-19 cases climb in metro, state

The city of Independence issued a public health advisory Friday afternoon, saying COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are climbing across the Kansas City metro and the state of Missouri because of the delta variant."We're definitely seeing a surge and it is certainly expected to continue to increase over the next several weeks and months," Independence Mayor Eileen Weir said.Independence says 100% of its cases are the delta variant.

Rep. Sharice Davids discusses COVID-19 pandemic with Overland Park business owners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Without federal aid from the American Rescue Plan, some Overland Park business owners said they wouldn't have made it through the past year.

Missouri becomes ground zero for COVID-19 battle

More than half the population has not taken a COVID-19 vaccine in Missouri, which is dealing with one of the worst situations with the coronavirus across the country. As parts of the United States emerge from the pandemic, other sections of the country are experiencing a very different reality with the virus.

Facebook audit: COVID-19 vaccine messaging among KC-area political leaders largely absent

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri has made national headlines as the COVID-19 delta variant fuels a surge in predominantly rural and predominantly unvaccinated areas of the state.

The CDC has updated its mask guidelines for schools. Some states will listen, some won't.

California was quick to stand up against the CDC's new guidance, announcing that masks will be worn when classrooms open this fall.

Americans will need masks indoors as U.S. heads for 'dangerous fall' with surge in delta Covid cases

As the highly transmissible delta Covid 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 the U.S. this fall.

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