West Virginia battles Covid surge after failing to build on early vaccine success

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 07:00:41 GMT 11

West Virginia battles Covid surge after failing to build on early vaccine success


Despite the Republican governor’s vocal support for vaccination rates are among the lowest in the US, leaving hospitals swamped

West Virginia was once one of the leading US states in rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations. Now it is one of the least vaccinated, with the fastest-growing rate of infections in the country. Health systems are overwhelmed, with record numbers of patients in hospital, in intensive care units and on ventilators.

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