COVID spike pushes Alaska’s health care system to brink

Posted by on October 5, 2021 8:41 pm
Categories: US National Stories

TANACROSS, Alaska — One Alaska Native village knew what to do to keep out COVID-19. They put up a gate on the only road into town and guarded it round the clock. It was the same idea used a century ago in some isolated Indigenous villages to protect people from outsiders during another deadly pandemic…