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COVID-19 Impacts and Herd Immunity

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July 17, 2020 – COVID-19 cases are on the rise in New Mexico and around the country. Now, some are arguing that “herd immunity” could speed up the country’s return to normal life without masks and hand sanitizer. Correspondent Megan Kamerick talked with Dr. Steven Bradfute about this idea, the arguments on both sides, and…

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Mask Mandate

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July 10, 2020 – A mandatory mask order has New Mexicans wearing face coverings in public or risking a fine and a misdemeanor criminal charge. With few tickets being written by police agencies, retail employees are scrambling to enforce the law by reminding customers to mask-up in order to shop at their business – which can cause potentially violent situations with those who refuse. Correspondent Megan Kamerick talked with retail worker…

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