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Single mom Jessica Barrera lost her job providing airport shuttle service in Eau Claire during the pandemic. Now she has a new job — but is still uncertain about the future for herself and her son. Listen to Barrera’s story here on the latest installment of WPR/Wisconsin Watch’s series, Outbreak Wisconsin.
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes joins drug maker in effort to treat COVID-19 — Wisconsin State Journal
Racine’s local COVID restrictions go to court Friday — Journal Times
Cheap drug is first shown to improve COVID-19 survival — Associated Press
Wisconsin coronavirus deaths surpass 703; test positivity rate remains below 3% — USA TODAY-Network
Data to note
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation now projects 201,129 COVID-19 deaths by Oct. 1, 2020. The IMHE says a new wave of infections could hit around Sept. 15 — just weeks after schools reopen.
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