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Delta variant sweeps through states that dialed back health powers – HotAir

Delta variant sweeps through states that dialed back health powers – HotAir

In Texas, where Covid hospitalizations are up 30 percent and deaths up 10 percent over the past week, Gov.Many conservative lawmakers spent the first half of the year restricting public health powers such as mask requirements or indoor capacity limits — measures that blunted Covid’s impact when it emerged in the U.Meanwhile, the bans threaten longstanding public health practices that extend beyond the pandemic, from shutting down restaurants that have foodborne illnesses to vaccinating children against diseases that took decades to bring under control.1 Traffic stop in Aurora, Illinois results in attempted murder charges 2 DHS lied so Laredo filed a lawsuit, county disaster declaration signed 3 Gardner meltdown deepens: Who falsely put prosecutor's electronic signature on 28 cases?

Arkansas, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, South Carolina and Utah have in recent months also enacted new laws limiting local authority over the Covid response or any future health emergency… That’s left an increasingly fractured response, with some cities defying state bans and certain wary businesses stipulating that returning workers provide proof of vaccination.infections, asserted power to nix local health orders if he concludes they infringe on individual rights.

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