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Dangerous COVID-19 Variant Could Cause Outbreaks in These States

ETNT Health Logo By Alek Korab of ETNT Health | Slide 3 of 6: "Alabama continues to lag behind most of the country in COVID-19 vaccination coverage as public health officials struggle to break through strong vaccine hesitancy across the state," reports the Montgomery Advertiser. "In a 'race to the bottom,' as one official called it, Alabama outranks only Mississippi in vaccination rates. Just over 34% of eligible Alabamians have received at least one vaccine dose, with 29.4% fully vaccinated, according to Mayo Clinic calculations." "Vaccine hesitancy is very serious right now. We really have reached a point where folks are just trickling in for vaccines," said Suzanne Judd, an epidemiologist in UAB's School of Public Health.RELATED: 9 Everyday Habits That Might Lead to Dementia, Say Experts

2. Alabama Lags Right Behind Mississippi

"Alabama continues to lag behind most of the country in COVID-19 vaccination coverage as public health officials struggle to break through strong vaccine hesitancy across the state," reports the Montgomery Advertiser. "In a 'race to the bottom,' as one official called it, Alabama outranks only Mississippi in vaccination rates. Just over 34% of eligible Alabamians have received at least one vaccine dose, with 29.4% fully vaccinated, according to Mayo Clinic calculations." "Vaccine hesitancy is very serious right now. We really have reached a point where folks are just trickling in for vaccines," said Suzanne Judd, an epidemiologist in UAB's School of Public Health.

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