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As experts race to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 by encouraging vaccinations and mask-wearing, hospital systems in a handful of states are now straining to keep up with the surge. ...
Las Vegas weddings are surging even during the pandemic. The busiest month so far is April with nearly 8,000 weddings compared to just 400 in April 2020. ...
Dr. Catherine O'Neal, chief medical officer for Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center, talks with Rachel Maddow about the unprecedented strain the latest surge in Covid patients in putting on the Mississippi medical system and why more vaccinations in a hurry is the only thing that will stem the flow of new patients.  ...
Rapper Chet Hanks -- the son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson -- has responded to the deluge of criticism he has received for his decision to refuse the COVID-19 vaccination, saying that he has the legal right to not get vaccinated. The outspoken celebrity also claimed his immune system "doesn’t need to be tampered with." ...

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