Northern Idaho’s anti-government streak hampers COVID fight

Northern Idaho's anti-government streak hampers COVID fight

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho has a long and deep streak of anti-government activism that has confounded attempts to battle a COVID-19 outbreak overwhelming hospitals in the deeply conservative region.A deadly 1992 standoff with federal agents near the Canadian border helped spark an expansion of radical right-wing groups across the country and the … Read more

Strike hampers contact tracing as Covid kills 25 – Newspaper

Strike hampers contact tracing as Covid kills 25 - Newspaper

PESHAWAR: Covid-19 claimed 25 more lives and infected 590 people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as the health department is struggling to enhance contact tracing of the positive patients due to strike by members of the rapid response team over nonpayment of salaries. Officials said the department was going to resolve the payment issue of the workers … Read more