Weekly Reporter Roundtable
One Butler County judge has overruled another, telling a Cincinnati hospital that it would not be forced to continue treating a ventilated COVID 19 patient with Ivermectin, an unproven drug better known as an anti-parasitical.
But the beat of the delta variant surge goes on across the country and in Ohio, where the number of cases and hospitalizations continues to climb to the 2020 pre-vaccination peak.
Nationally, President Joe Biden has ordered vaccinations for workers in businesses that employ 100 or more. Locally, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther has reinstated a mask mandate. But at the state level, Gov. Mike DeWine said there’s no appetite for such a move.
We catch up on that and more state government and politics news today on our Weekly Reporter Roundtable on All Sides with Ann Fisher.
- Darrel Rowland, senior editor for The Columbus Dispatch
- Jeremy Pelzer, reporter for cleveland.com
- Jo Ingles, reporter for Ohio Public Radio statehouse news bureau
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