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Today we highlight a story by Mark Johnson of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that offers a sobering assessment from scientists: Even a vaccine may never completely eliminate COVID-19, and the virus may continue to circulate in populations in some form — as does influenza.
“There is no reason to think a pathogen like this is going to eliminate itself once it has done what it’s done. The idea that we are going to vaccinate this out of the world — that’s just not the case,” Michael Osterholm, who directs the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, told Johnson.
National surge of COVID-19 cases strains local testing capacity, response — Beloit Daily News
County health departments behind in processing negative tests, affecting daily COVID-19 data — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Green Bay police investigate threats sent to City Council after face mask vote — Green Bay Press-Gazette
Sauk County Republican chairman says anti-mask sign at headquarters placed without approval — Reedsburg Times-Press
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