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Apr 27, 2021

Lancaster County is home to one of the largest Amish and Mennonite, or “Plain”, communities in the US. In the last year, it’s estimated that 90% of families had a case of COVID-19 in their household, but experts don’t know for sure how widespread infections were because of a lack of testing data. Reporter Nicole Brambila talks with Stephanie Desmon about the challenges of getting Plain families to adopt public health measures, and how past experiences from polio and measles outbreaks can offer insights for rallying the communities to get vaccinated.