COVID-19 In Utah Schools And More On Behind The Headlines

Sep 3, 2021


 

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The U.S. Department of Education launches an investigation into Utah's ban on school mask mandates. Health officials hope personal stories — like that of a Vernal woman who got COVID after declining a vaccine — will help change minds. Gov. Spencer Cox questions the effectiveness of masks, contradicting healthcare professionals. And what the data from a European soccer championship can tell us about the spread of coronavirus at sports events in the US.

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