A door-to-door COVID-19 testing survey has been halted due to multiple incidents in Greater Minnesota. The Minnesota Medical Association’s Dr. Keith Stelter says the workers were…

“Subjected to inflammatory remarks and negative statements so that’s very distressing as we’re trying to understand the pandemic and its effect, especially in rural areas.”

The CDC pulled its federal surveyors out of Minnesota this week following reports of verbal abuse and intimidation, including an incident in the Iowa border town of Eitzen, Minnesota where a survey team walking to a house was blocked by two cars and threatened by three men, including one who apparently had a gun