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What masks were for

Sam Reeves, MVC Writer May 11, 2022

The history of pandemics is, at least in part, also the history of controversial disease control measures. Yesterday the fashion was exorcisms and bloodletting, and today it is face masks. Masks may seem...

More Contagious, Less Fatal?

Sam Reeves, MVC Writer February 2, 2022

A certain piece of popular mythology about viral evolution seems to be unkillable: that it is the nature of viruses to, over time, evolve to be less pathogenic and more contagious. The reasoning, the less...

Omicron Variant

Sophie DeWael, MVC Writer January 5, 2022

The Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, or Coronavirus-19, had its first confirmed case in the United States on December 1, 2021. It was initially identified in the world on November 11th in Botswana and November...

Who’s Afraid of the Wuhan Institute of Virology?

Sam Reeves, MVC Writer December 20, 2021

Every 3 months, like clockwork, a new trove of previously unpublicized information comes out that nudges us closer and closer to uncovering the proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2: A peculiar set of  February...

Pfizer Vaccine for Children

Cade Clark, MVC Writer October 20, 2021

Pfizer and BioTech recently announced that their Covid-19 vaccine is now safe for children between the ages of 5 and 11. This statement was released after the first testing done on this age group had results...

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Overcrowding on Buses

Abigail Bates, MVC Photographer September 1, 2021

 Ashley Wyman (11), Katelynn Hexamer (11), and Anna Starken (11) having fun at prom.

Prom at MVHS

Madalyn Cottrell, MVCurrent Writer May 17, 2021

Mt. Vernon High School’s juniors and seniors dressed their best for the 2021 prom at Daniel’s Vineyard on April 24th. Last year’s prom was cancelled due to the outbreak of COVID-19, so students were...

Bidens $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief

Cade Clark, MVCurrent Writer February 24, 2021

On Thursday, January 14, President Biden revealed his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package known as the “American Rescue Plan.” This plan is aimed to help drive the United States out of the economic...

Corona Increase

Zyaria Hatcher , MVCurrent Writer December 18, 2020

COVID-19 cases are on the rise. The United States has more than 16.6  million COVID-19 cases and over 301,000 deaths. The most deaths recorded was the week of December 4th. Currently North Dakota has...

Assisted Living Facility vs Coronavirus

Zyaria Hatcher , MVcurrent Writer October 5, 2020

A couple weeks before COVID-19 hit, I started working at an assisted living facility. Before COVID-19, assisted living facilities were bustling with families visiting their loved ones, bingo games, and...

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