Raging

Doctor: COVID-19 ‘Raging’ in Alabama as Many Refuse Shots

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A health leader says COVID-19 is “raging” through Alabama as thousands refuse vaccinations that nearly always prevent serious illness. UAB Hospital’s Dr. Sarah Nafziger says the surge is happening as a highly contagious strain race through communities where many have quit taking basic safety precautions. Nearly all of the more than 1,250 people hospitalized statewide with…