The fast spread of the coronavirus’ delta variant has forced continued health-care fiascos for Kansas. New rounds of medical bills, extended illnesses and loss of loved ones. More than 6,000 here in the Sunflower State have died of COVID-19.

Those who fail to get vaccinated are fostering the spread, leaving not only people’s lives but also the economy in a state of uncertainty with ill employees, sick children of employees, shipping delays and overloaded medical facilities.