Tag Archives: vaccination

Austin ICU nurse calls latest coronavirus surge “preventable”

[ad_1] Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Like thousands of health care workers across the state, Sheyla Moraes – an intensive care nurse in Austin – is tired of seeing so much death as a result …

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Two more county residents die from COVID-19 complications | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Douglas County is approaching yet another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic as the county’s COVID-19 Recovery Team reported the 99th death of a county resident due to the illness. Along with 161 total confirmed and presumptive cases reported Wednesday, the county also announced the deaths of a 71-year-old …

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Maryland Schools Push To Vaccinate Eligible Children As Coronavirus Cases Rise; New School Mask Mandate Starts In Baltimore County Schools

[ad_1] BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The number of children with COVID-19 is rising nationwide with almost 93,824 new pediatric cases reported last week. That is up 143 percent compared to two weeks ago and at the highest level since February. Howard County’s superintendent says teachers have been “very willing” to get …

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A six-week surge of the coronavirus has put Ky. about where it was six months ago, but then it was going down; now it’s going up | Kentucky

[ad_1] Six weeks of the Delta variant have put the pandemic in Kentucky about where it was six months ago, but then it was coming off its biggest surge. Just how big the current surge will get is anybody’s guess, because vaccinations are rising more slowly than new cases are …

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Third Coronavirus Vaccine Shot Needed By Winter, Moderna Says

[ad_1] Biotechnology company Moderna, best known for the creation of its mRNA coronavirus vaccine, announced on Thursday that, while its shot would remain 93 percent effective against the disease for six months following the second dose, a third shot would probably become necessary during the winter months. The health recommendation comes as case numbers affected by the highly …

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CDC chief: Stats show COVID-19 cases spread ‘across the board’ | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Eighty-three percent of counties across the United States are now experiencing “high” or “substantial” transmission of COVID-19, and the seven-day national averages for new cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all up from the previous week, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. “Across the …

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Texas’ unvaccinated: who they are and where they live

[ad_1] Exhortations to get a coronavirus vaccine are all around, but Brad Offutt has decided to reject them. The 53-year-old is a pain therapist in Marble Falls, a town of about 6,000 people in Burnet County, and he said he wants to see the vaccines get full approval — rather …

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With mask requirements forbidden, how are Utah schools planning to cope with the coronavirus?

[ad_1] In a few weeks, Utah schools will be throwing open their doors to students without the power to require masks or check whether those who are old enough have been vaccinated. So what, if anything, are they planning to do to protect kids and employees as cases rise again? …

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