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Trump Country Rejects Vaccines Despite Growing Delta Threat

President Biden missed a July 4 target for shots after politically conservative areas balked

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Trump Country Rejects Covid Vaccines as Delta Variant Grows

Larry Krauck awoke in a strange hospital, the date written on a dry-erase board in his room: Dec. 12, 2020.

That can’t be right, he thought. He remembered being treated for Covid-19 at a different hospital in Springfield, Missouri, on Nov. 1. Could the last six weeks really be blank? He told a nurse her board was wrong.