By Fox2/KPLR Shirley Washingon | August 9, 2021

ST. LOUIS– It’s back-to-school soon for area kids. On the Pulse, see how Gateway City area whiz kids are making their mark in the world of science and earning college scholarships.

Missouri is seeing a surge in the delta variant of COVID-19, which health officials say is highly contagious and easily spread. Find out why the delta variant is more harmful than the original virus and what you can do to protect yourself.