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
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.
BY Shannon Rae Green On this episode of 5 Things: With schools starting in-person, teachers and community leaders are on an unprecedented quest to find missing students who stopped attending school due to the pandemic. USA TODAY reporters Erin Richards and Alia Wong talk with 5 Things host Shannon Rae Green about how educators are reconnecting with students to ensure … [Read more...] about Amid COVID, thousands of students remain absent from classes this school year
BY Gabriela Miranda Neonatal nurse practitioner Dottie Jones warned her cousin, Lydia Rodriguez, of the "brutal" death and complications that come from COVID-19. But Jones said her warnings didn't make a difference; her cousin was adamantly against vaccinations. Weeks later, Rodriguez and her husband died after testing positive for COVID-19. The couple left … [Read more...] about Before dying of COVID-19, mom of four pleads: ‘I need my kids to get vaccinated’