Kansas City Preps For Cold Weather COVID-19 Surge

As always, the news about the current plague is contradictory and hyper-partisan.

However, we share a peek at recent headlines in order to garner a glimpse about local talking points whilst political leaders garner the next set of mandates and rules that will "evolve" over time.

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Some Kansas City doctors say they fully expect another surge in COVID-19 cases

As positive tests and hospitalizations trend downward, health experts are encouraged but preparing for what comes next.Doctors with the University of Kansas Health System say they fully expect another surge in COVID-19 cases in part because not enough people are vaccinated."Things get better. We take masks off.

Get an inside look at one Kansas City area hospital as COVID patients stress staff to max

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Dr. Kenneth Marshall said, normally, people don't doubt that doctors are trying to help, but now there's a peculiar disconnect. But doctors at the University of Kansas Health System want to bridge that disconnect and take you through their emergency room doors.

Hundreds flock to KCK vaccine clinic to get COVID-19 booster shots

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Just a week after the FDA gave emergency use authorization for some COVID-19 booster shots, an estimated 500 people came to a clinic at the old K-Mart at 78th Street and State Avenue on Wednesday. Several people heading in for their booster used the same word when asked why.

Spring Hill School District issues nearly 500 mask exemptions

by: Sydnie Holzfaster Posted: / Updated: SPRING HILL, Kan. - Nearly 500 students in the Spring Hill School District have received exemptions to the district's mask policies. The Spring Hill School Board unanimously approved a policy Monday to report mask exemption numbers alongside weekly COVID-19 case numbers.

Here’s our favorite pandemic news link of the week that offers a glimpse that cute wild animals are getting better healthcare then broke-ass plebs . . .

Missouri plans to test deer for COVID-19 this hunting season

The Missouri Department of Conservation plans to test hundreds of deer for COVID-19 this hunting season following a recent federal report.The U.S Department of Agriculture reported the results of a federal study testing white-tailed deer in Illinois, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania. Samples showed at least 7% of the population having antibodies for the virus that causes COVID-19.

Is The Worst Over? Models Predict A Steady Decline In COVID Cases Through March

Americans may be able to breathe a tentative sigh of relief soon, according to researchers studying the trajectory of the pandemic. The delta surge appears to be peaking nationally, and cases and deaths will likely decline steadily now through the spring without a significant winter surge, according to a new analysis shared with NPR by a consortium of researchers advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Doctor treating pregnant Covid patients warns this could be 'just another lull before another potential surge'

On the heels of the deadliest month of the pandemic for pregnant people yet, Dr. Manisha Gandhi told CNBC that she's not optimistic about Covid-19 this winter. "To be dealing with this surge and taking care of really sick women, has just really taken a toll," said Gandhi, who is chief of maternal-fetal medicine at Texas Children's hospital.

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