By Lauren Leatherby and Amy Schoenfeld Walker Just as millions of families around the United States navigate sending their children back to school at an uncertain moment in the pandemic, the number of children admitted to the hospital with Covid-19 has risen to the highest levels reported to date. Nearly 30,000 of them entered hospitals in … [Read more...] about Least Vaccinated States Lead Spike in Children’s Cases, Leaving Some Hospitals Stretched
By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN)More children went to the hospital and emergency room in states with lower vaccination rates, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Children have largely been spared the worst of Covid-19 -- hospitalizations and deaths are rarer for children than for adults -- although recently children's hospitals … [Read more...] about More kids hospitalized with Covid-19 in states with lower vaccination rates, CDC report finds
Those seeking extra doses before they are eligible cite Delta variant, back-to-school season, employers’ office reopening plans By firstname.lastname@example.org and Anne-Marie.Chaker@wsj.com U.S. officials have said they expect Covid-19 booster shots to be available for more people beyond the immunocompromised later this month. Some aren’t waiting. Eager booster seekers are … [Read more...] about For Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters, Some People Jump the Line
Danielle Echeverria An unvaccinated Marin County elementary school teacher caused an outbreak of COVID-19 among students and parents at the school in May, according to a new report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak at a parochial school led to 27 total cases — five adults, including the teacher, and 22 students or … [Read more...] about CDC: Unvaccinated Marin County teacher caused big COVID-19 outbreak in school
A CDC-funded simulation projects that without masking or testing, more than 75 percent of children could be infected within three months. By Ariana Eunjung Cha The Marin County, Calif., elementary school had been conscientious about following covid-19 protocols. Masks wererequiredindoors, desks were spaced six feet apart, and the students kept socially distant. But the … [Read more...] about A Calif. elementary school teacher took off her mask for a read-aloud. Within days, half her class was positive for delta.