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Kimberly Schultheiss, a pharmacist at St. Luke's Hospital, receives donations for health workers. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman/AP)
Kimberly Schultheiss, a pharmacist at St. Luke's Hospital, receives donations for health workers. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman/AP)

Tourists brought prosperity to an Idaho ski valley. They also brought covid-19.

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