By: Sharon Pruitt-Young "I shouldn't have waited." In the final video posted on her TikTok account, Megan Alexandra Blankenbiller pleaded with her followers not to make the same mistake she did — waiting to get the COVID-19 vaccine — that eventually cost her her life. Megan Alexandra Blankenbiller became sick before she was able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. She spent … [Read more...] about Before Dying, An Unvaccinated TikTok User Begged Others Not to Repeat Her Mistake
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
The delta variant is everywhere. Here's how well experts feel the vaccines and our immunity are working against it right now. By Julia Ries If you’ve been out and about living your life since being fully vaccinated, you might be curious if you’ve come in contact with the coronavirus. Could you be one of the lucky ones who had an asymptomatic infection? Or, is there … [Read more...] about What Are The Odds You’ve Been Exposed To COVID And Just Didn’t Get Sick?
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