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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.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing on Feb. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Johnson Under Fire for a Planned Event Baselessly Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Senator has a lengthy record of trying to diminish the scope of the pandemic by spreading false information and conspiracies.

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Racine Will Award TVs, Rent Money, iPads, and More to Increase Vaccinations

Joint effort from the city and county aims for 3,000 new vaccinations in 30 days as shots plateau across the state.

A certified medical assistant prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The US took a major step in the pandemic this week by clearing the Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12-15. (Image via AP Photo/John Locher, File)
DHS Launches New COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign to Reach Young Adults

Wisconsin still stubbornly below 50% receiving at least one dose of protection against a virus that has now killed 7,200 in the state.

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A Matter of Trust: Experts Say the Vaccine-Hesitant Need Personal Outreach, Not Broad Lecturing

Science communicators see more people using unreliable information sources, so it's no longer enough to say, "Just do it."

A nurse fills a syringe with a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson-owned Janssen Pharmaceuticals. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Don’t Be Alarmed By Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause, Wisconsin Health Officials Say

“We’re very hopeful that this will be a fairly short pause,” Department of Health Services deputy secretary says.