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Businesses not required to report major virus outbreaks, IDPH says

The Iowa Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday that there had been a COVID-19 outbreak among workers at the Tyson Foods plant in Storm...

‘People of color want freedom … from infection, freedom from death’

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately harmed communities of color, laying bare the systemic racial disparities across the United States, experts told lawmakers...

UI study: Widespread use of face shields could dramatically lower COVID-19...

As Iowa reopens its economy and more people go out, the universal use of face shields could dramatically lower the spread of COVID-19, according...

Iowa falls short of WHO guidelines for reopening

Iowa fails to meet the World Health Organization's latest guidelines for reopening businesses and other facilities, Johns Hopkins University reported.  States should have positive test...

President Trump plans July 4 celebration despite pandemic

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t upended President Donald Trump’s plans to hold a Fourth of July celebration in the nation’s capital this summer. The...

The benefit that comes from last century’s perspective

The shackles could not hold us. The Evanses cast them aside last week and traveled to Bloomfield and Cedar Rapids to visit our parents. There...

Reynolds to consult with board this week on fate of 2020...

Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday she will set up a call this week with the Iowa State Fair Board to discuss whether the 2020...

Reynolds: We can’t prioritize Iowans’ lives over their livelihoods

Declaring that Iowa can’t “prioritize” lives over jobs, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday that casinos, racetracks and outdoor concert venues will be allowed to...

Iowa election officials say they’re ready for pandemic-era voting

Iowa election officials say they expect no major problems in the June 2 primary, despite the issues caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has dramatically reduced...

Memorial Day: Why veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic

As the nation takes a day to memorialize its military dead, those who are living are facing a deadly risk that has nothing to...
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