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Crook County tops national list of vaccine-hesitant locations

The eleven most vaccine-hesitant counties in the nation are all located in Wyoming – and Crook County is one of them.

This county has the highest percentage of residents who are hesitant about the virus in the nation at an estimated 32%, according to statistical modeling performed for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This places Crook County at joint first in America, alongside Johnson, Converse, Washakie, Niobrara, Weston, Natrona, Campbell, Platte and Carbon Counties.

The number of citizens who are thought to be strongly hesitant is 17% in Crook County. This statistic is more or less t...