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Dr. Jorge Rodriguez, an internal medicine specialist and viral researcher, criticizes GOP governors Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis for banning mask mandates in schools, calling it the "wrong thing to do" as coronavirus case counts rise in the US.

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With the pace of inoculations slowing, Austin, Texas, is scrambling to get more shots in arms, dedicating personnel at sites across the city -- vet clinics, churches, rec centers, construction sites, homeless shelters -- just to vaccinate 10, 15 or 20 people at a time. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

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Jessica DuPreez talks with John Berman about her 39-year-old fiancé who died from Covid-19. She discusses why they didn't get vaccinated, and how she thinks the shot could have saved the father of her kids.

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With new cases of Covid-19 surging in most of the US — driven by unvaccinated Americans and fueled by the highly contagious Delta variant — hospitals are bracing for another round of devastation.

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A record number of rural hospitals are closing across the United States during the Covid pandemic. For this community in Georgia, it's no different. Many here will have to cross state lines, even if that means traveling an hour, to get urgent medical care.

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As stricter rules and mask mandates return, frustration is building particularly among those who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus. CNN's Dan Simon reports how some California residents say they feel they're being punished for the inaction of others.

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Louisiana is among the states with the worst vaccination rates and is seeing a surge in new coronavirus cases. CNN's Miguel Marquez visited a hospital in the Bayou State and spoke with patients who explained why they hadn't received the vaccine.