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
Department of Labor plans to issue an emergency temporary standard implementing the new requirement By Stephanie Armour and Sabrina Siddiqui All employers with 100 or more employees would have to require that their workers be vaccinated or undergo at least weekly Covid-19 testing under a new plan announced by President Biden to curb … [Read more...] about Biden Boosts Vaccine Requirements for Large Employers, Federal Workers to Combat 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 Neelam Bohra and Justin Lear Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can voluntarily share their Covid-19 vaccine status with administration, but those who show up on campus unvaccinated or choose not to disclose their vaccination status will have to get tested for coronavirus weekly.When apprehensive students started approaching Benjamin Meier, a … [Read more...] about More than 400 universities are requiring Covid-19 vaccines. But the murky threat of fake vaccination cards worries some students and experts
“I’m tired. The mental math of determining what we feel is safe for our kids has been one of the hardest parts of the pandemic,” one mother said. By Elizabeth Chuck When Kate Eichelberger and her husband got their Covid-19 vaccinations, they felt a sense of protection — not just for themselves, but for their young children, too. At 6 and 8 years old, the kids are not … [Read more...] about Vaccinated parents’ new worry: Can I transmit Covid to my unvaccinated kids?