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Dozens of Afghan Refugees Will Resettle in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota will help settle dozens of Afghan refugees who will begin arriving later this month. The state Department of Human Services said Friday it has been notified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that North Dakota will receive 49 evacuees through the federal Afghan Placement and Assistance program.
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Afghanistan evacuees to resettle in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The North Dakota Department of Human Services says they have been notified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that North Dakota will receive 49 legal and fully vetted Afghan evacuees by the end of the month. The evacuees have been placed through the Afghan Placement and Assistance program.
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Daily News

Six stories from Stanko

It’s 9:30 a.m. and I’m trying to make sure I don’t babble. Bill Dablow, radio host extraordinaire at KBMW, Daily News’ neighbor, is bantering with me. We’re talking about, among other things:. • What’s a work day like? (Always evolving!) • What’s the best part of the day? (That feeling...

How Much Do North Dakotans Care About Becoming Millionaires?

Who wants to be a millionaire? Not too many North Dakotans, apparently. According to research by Play USA, North Dakota comes in at number 40 on a list ranking the states on their residents' desires to become millionaires. Apparently, the search for "how to become a millionaire" has increased by 22% since the pandemic started. If you are someone trying to become a millionaire, it is probably best to put the effort in rather than thinking you'll hit the lottery or win big on a bet in Vegas.

How Many Of The 37,000 Afghan Evacuees Are Coming To ND?

North Dakota's scheduled to receive evacuees- four states including South Dakota will not receive any. The Associated Press is reporting that this is only the first wave of Afghans entering the country. On Wednesday, the Biden administration notified governors in 46 states that the first group of 37,000 evacuees were being scheduled for resettlement. Here's the numbers provided by the AP...
Jamestown Sun

North Dakota reports increase in active COVID-19 cases, four new virus deaths

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health on Thursday, Sept. 16, reported four new COVID-19 deaths and an increase in active virus cases. As the highly contagious delta variant has lately driven virus surges in many parts of the country, the federal government announced earlier this week that it would take over distribution of monoclonal antibodies, a treatment that doctors have used to decrease the viral load in COVID-positive individuals and dramatically decrease their likelihood of hospitalization.
Bismarck Tribune

Active COVID-19 cases jump again in North Dakota; 4 more deaths reported

North Dakota health officials on Wednesday reported almost 1,000 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths. The 944 newly confirmed cases included some results that weren't reported on the state's coronavirus dashboard Tuesday due to a technology problem that has since been resolved, according to the Health Department. That artificially inflated Wednesday's total, though cases have been rising sharply for weeks due to the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.
Williston Daily Herald

North Dakota expects demand for monoclonal antibodies to exceed available supplies

The dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases across the nation has boosted demand for monoclonal antibodies and caused a shortage of the life-saving treatment across the nation. North Dakota is among states where COVID-19 cases are spiking, and state fficials said that they do expect demand for the treatment, which has been shown to reduce hospitalizations, to exceed the state’s allowed allocation.
KNOX News Radio

Shortage, limits affect availability of COVID antibody treatment in ND

(ND Dept of Health release:) Increased demand and limited supply have led to a change in how COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments will be distributed across the nation, impacting the availability of treatment for those infected with COVID-19. On Monday, September 13, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) transitioned...