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Everyone is vulnerable to conspiracism, said Ajay Sethi, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. With COVID-19, that's especially true.
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The protests to reopen Wisconsin aren't the first time the state has seen a backlash to aggressive public health measures. UW-Madison professor emerita Judith Walzer Leavitt discusses the1894 smallpox riots in Milwaukee and the lessons that were learned from them.
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There are 10,902 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of May 13, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 291 cases from the day before.
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Life has changed for Wisconsinites amid the coronavirus pandemic and the state's related stay-at-home order. Some of the small changes individuals are making are adding up to have a greater collective impact.
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The end of a preempted school year is approaching and many students, teachers and parents across the state have been navigating learning at home since March. Deputy State Superintendent Michael Thompson explains how districts are coping, as well as what the future holds for K-12 schools.
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As Wisconsin ramps up testing for COVID-19, state health officials are also looking to expand contact tracing.
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More Wisconsin farmers are accepting mental health services as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the agriculture industry.
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Counties might see millions more in losses from sales tax revenues than previously thought, according to the estimates released from a research division of the Wisconsin Counties Association.
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Many are trying to cope with stress, fear and anxiety stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations that work to connect people with mental health services in Wisconsin have been seeing a surge in calls for help.
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As the state continues to increase COVID-19 testing, the Wisconsin National Guard will provide 25 teams to help the effort. Guard members will also help fill a shortage of poll workers in the 7th Congressional District special election.