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COVID-19 VACCINE

A small county in Tennessee for much of the past year has reported the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate in Tennessee and one of the highest in the South. If only it were true. The rate in Meigs County was artificially inflated by a data error that distorted most of Tennessee’s county-level vaccination rates by attributing tens of thousands of doses to the wrong counties, according to a KHN review of Tennessee’s vaccination data. When the Tennessee Department of Health quietly corrected the error last month, county rates shifted overnight, and Meigs County’s rate of fully vaccinated people dropped from 65% to 43%, which is below the state average and middling in the rural South.
For most of us, COVID deaths, like the new cases, the hospitalizations and so on, are numbers on a chart, unless they affect us personally.
Active cases fell 1,835 to 488 over the week, health officials said. The 10 deaths among COVID-19 cases raised the state's death toll to 2,893.
There are 43 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in South Dakota, state health officials reported March 30. That's the lowest total since Aug. 4.

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For individuals forgoing vaccination, the risks can include layoffs and ineligibility to collect unemployment, higher insurance premiums, or loss of academic scholarships. For employers, vaccine hesitancy can contribute to short-staffed workplaces.
Active COVID-19 cases in South Dakota dropped to a low not seen since Aug. 20, according to the South Dakota Department of Health.
Agency finds those without a booster had a 3-4 times greater risk of hospitalization than fully vaccinated, while those who were not vaccinated at all faced 12 times the risk of hospitalization.
South Dakota health officials said effective next week, they'll report COVID-19 data weekly on Wednesdays, starting March 23. Forum New Service will match that reporting pattern, posting the data mid-week.
The hope for a permanent, low-level rate of the virus is one that envisions intense need for local case surveillance, isolated periods of regional masking, ongoing protection of the vulnerable, and seasonal vaccination against new variants.
Mainstream news is not reliable as they are controlled by the Left Wing.

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Nearly half of those who have died with COVID-19 are age 80 or above, totaling 1,354 deaths. And most of the remainder are age 50-79, or 1,347.
Regardless, vaccines have adverse side effects, and they do not stop the spread. They may reduce the severity of COVID, but at what cost in adverse side effects?
Noem and the Senate put forward a bill that codified for over a year an employee's exemption to an employer's COVID-19 vaccine requirement. But the House disagreed with an "undue hardship" provision allowed for certain employers. On Tuesday, a gang of six lawmakers couldn't work out the differences.

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