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
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.
His pregnant wife said this week that the hospital was “out of options” for her husband. A Texas man who helped organize protests against pandemic restrictions is fighting for his life after being hospitalized for nearly a month with COVID-19, the San Angelo Standard-Times reported. His wife, Jessica Wallace, wrote Wednesday on Facebook that she had a “heartbreaking … [Read more...] about Texas Anti-Mask ‘Freedom Rally’ Organizer Fighting For His Life With COVID-19
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’
By Vivian Kane Texas’ Greg Abbot is among the governors who have introduced a ban on mandating masks (or vaccines) in schools or private businesses. But at least one school board has found a loophole to that order by adding masks to its official dress code. Some school districts have already made the decision to defy Abbott’s orders and are implementing a mask mandate … [Read more...] about Texas School District Found a Loophole in Greg Abbott’s Mask Mandate Ban, Adds Masks to Its Dress Code