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COVID-19 is ravaging parts of the U.S., fuelled by the highly contagious delta variant and lagging vaccination rates. Now Republican politicians are speaking out to encourage those who are hesitant to get the shot, after some spent months stoking fears and downplaying the virus. Guest host Robyn Bresnahan speaks to Katie Towns, director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department in Missouri; University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Medical Center CEO Stephen Mette; and conservative commentator David Frum.