Britt Aamodt

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Recent Pieces from Britt Aamodt

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Minnesota Launches At-Home Saliva Testing for COVID-19 in Select Counties (02:00)
From: Ampers

October 22nd, the Minnesota Department of Health rolled out the pilot program for its COVID-19 Test at Home Saliva Program. Because it’s in the pilot phase, it is currently ...
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Will Fast-Tracked Vaccines Be Safe? (02:00)
From: Ampers

There are now four COVID vaccines in the advanced stages of trials. It’s still too early to say when a vaccine will be available. But already the subject is generating a lot ...
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Individual Efforts Critical for Minnesota’s Collective Well-Being in Coming Months (01:59)
From: Ampers

For months now, public health officials have been repeating the same messages: wear masks, socially distance, sanitize hands and surfaces. But at an October 21st health ...
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Minnesota Navigates New Phase of Pandemic with Record High Case Numbers (02:00)
From: Ampers

Eight months into the pandemic, Minnesota is navigating a new phase of COVID-19, reporting record high daily case totals. If cases continue to rise, Minnesota could ...
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The CDC Revises Definition of "Close Contact" for COVID Risk (02:00)
From: Ampers

The CDC had said that for individuals to get infected they need to be in contact for, on average, 15 minutes within six feet of someone who is positive for COVID. That’s ...
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Minnesota Health Officials Hope Mail-In Saliva Tests Help Reach Areas Without Testing Site Access (02:00)
From: Ampers

In late September, the state began opening saliva test clinics in Greater Minnesota and the metro. More clinics are being added over the next weeks. Still, some Minnesotans ...
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State Officials Worry as Upper Midwest Leads in New COVID-19 Cases Per Capita (02:00)
From: Ampers

Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota now lead other states in new cases per capita. Minnesota, meanwhile, has logged several straight days of COVID case numbers over ...
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Assistant to the Art Forger (01:30)
From: Ampers

In 1969, Mark Forgy left his home in Golden Valley, Minnesota, to travel Europe. He had no idea that would lead him to a job with the 20th century’s most notorious art forger ...
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The Song Poet (01:30)
From: Ampers

Bee Vang didn’t think anyone would be interested in his story—that of a Hmong refugee working in a Minnesota factory. But his daughter proved him wrong. Britt Aamodt looks at ...
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Gretchen Carlson’s Bombshell (01:30)
From: Ampers

When Gretchen Carlson settled her lawsuit with Fox in 2016—she also signed a non-disclosure agreement, which prevented her from talking about CEO Roger Ailes’ sexual ...