Stories tagged: "pandemic"


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‘Our Hopes Lie With All of You’: 500 Wisconsin Pediatricians Call on Schools to Require Masks

With the school year just around the corner and COVID-19 cases surging, medical experts say it’s key to require masks in schools.

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New Data Shows the Risk Unvaccinated Wisconsinites Face as COVID Surges

Dashboard from the Department of Health Services compares infections, hospitalizations, and deaths in vaccinated and unvaccinated people.

Pediatric experts Dr. Janean Dilworth-Bart, left, and Dr. Sheryl Henderson answered UpNorthNews reader questions about children, schools, and the Delta variant. (Graphic by Jonathon Sadowski)
Pediatric Experts Answer Reader Questions About COVID-19

You asked us, so we asked the experts.

In this image from WisconsinEye, Gov. Tony Evers announces that all Wisconsinites age 16 and old will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 5.
As COVID Surges, Evers Returns for First Virus Briefing Since May

Evers, state health officials, urge vaccinations and masks to stave off the Delta variant.

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UW System Won’t Be Able to Enact COVID Rules After GOP Vote

Any restrictions will first need approval from Republican lawmakers, who are certain to reject the rules.

Natalie Rosenkranz and Austin Derks
After a Year of Delays, Wisconsin Couples Get to Have Their Big Day

Many wedding venue operators say calendars are booked full this year as the coronavirus pandemic recedes.

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Wisconsin Restaurant Owners Hungry for More Pandemic Aid

Demand for federal funding far outpaces dollars available for eateries because so much business was lost during the pandemic.