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Amish country

  • Ohio’s idyllic Amish country, which includes several northeast Ohio counties, looks like a snapshot from the past. Cars navigate around buggies traveling on the winding roads while large billboards lure tourists with homemade cheeses and expertly sewn quilts. But many in this community are resistant to modern medical interventions and are also hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine, even as the pandemic has sickened and killed local residents.