We can end this pandemic
Last updated 8/9/2021 at 8:07am
We do not need to repeat history.
In 2020, COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in Montana and by the year’s end, more than 1,100 COVID-related deaths occurred. For the first time since 1907, when birth and death reporting began in Montana, we had more reported deaths than births.
Now, a year later, key facts seem familiar. COVID is on track to be the third-leading cause of death in Montana for a second-straight year. There have been over 600 COVID-related deaths so far this year in Montana.
However, the landscape has also changed significantly. The good news is we, as...