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A Heartbreaking Rise In COVID Cases Has People Worried Restrictions Will Return

A Heartbreaking Rise In COVID Cases Has People Worried Restrictions Will Return

Update: 2021-07-213
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Coronavirus cases are on the rise in parts of the United States and there have been new cases among fully-vaccinated lawmakers and government staff. The country as a whole saw a nearly 150% increase in the seven-day case average compared with two weeks prior.

The vaccines, though, are still preventing serious infections and mostly keeping people out of the hospital. Now, President Biden and the White House are struggling to figure out how to get the remaining one-third of American adults vaccinated and stop a pandemic backslide.

This episode: political correspondent Juana Summers, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and science correspondent Rob Stein.

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A Heartbreaking Rise In COVID Cases Has People Worried Restrictions Will Return

A Heartbreaking Rise In COVID Cases Has People Worried Restrictions Will Return

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