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Michigan’s Outbreak Worries Scientists. Will Conservative Outposts Keep Pandemic Rolling?

When Kathryn Watkins goes shopping these days, she doesn’t bring her three young children. There are just too many people not wearing masks in her southern Michigan town of Hillsdale. Use Our Content It can be republished for free. At some stores, “not even the employees are wearing them anymore,” said Watkins, who estimates about 30% of shoppers wear masks, down from around 70% earlier in the pandemic. “There’s a complete disregard for the very real fact that they could wind up infecting someone.” Her state tops the nation by far in the rate of new covid cases, a sharp upward trajectory that has more than two dozen h...

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