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Had Vaccination Rates Not Been Pummeled by Politics, More Than 5,000 in Wisconsin Would Still Be Alive Today

New analysis examines what might have been. Instead, COVID has killed 13,000 in the state as the vaccination rate remains stuck, with only 61% of people fully vaccinated.

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Ron Johnson, Who is Not a Doctor, Says He’s Waging a ‘Guerrilla War’ Against Medical Experts on COVID

Republican senator blasts “woke doctors” and expresses openness to a conspiracy theory about the COVID vaccine and AIDS.

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State’s Chief Medical Officer on COVID at 2: Worst Case Scenario, but Safeguards Prevented Many More Deaths

Dr. Ryan Westergaard reflects on how pandemic politics by some got in the way of saving lives.

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Look Back: Two Years Ago, Wisconsin Bars Are Shut Down on St. Pat’s Day as COVID Spreads

Health officials warned an already-impatient nation that the pandemic’s impact would last months rather than weeks. If only.

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Wisconsin Passes 12,000 COVID Deaths

Milestone reached as the Omicron surge subsides.

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UW System Will Drop Mask Requirements by Spring Break

The decision comes as Wisconsin's latest COVID wave rapidly subsides.

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks as the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee meets on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Healthcare Workers, Moore Take Aim at GOP Misinformation on Key COVID Anniversary

The continued spread of false COVID-19 information by GOP politicians like Ron Johnson has prolonged the pandemic, speakers say.