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One chart shows how well vaccines and boosters protect against severe Omicron compared to Delta

Jolanta Gawlik, left, gives Juliana Cepeda the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in New York.Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Booster shots appear to be at least 90% effective against hospitalization for Delta and Omicron. But Omicron poses a greater challenge to vaccine protection, according to two new CDC studies. Omicron increased the odds that vaccinated or boosted people would get infected relative to Delta. COVID-19 booster shots were effective at preventing hospitalization and death before Omicron started...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Delta, Oakland California, New York Mark Lennihan, Juan Perez, Carlos Ramirez, Omicron, Aria Bendix, Coronavirus, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Hospitalizations


COVID Hospitalizations Reach Record Heights In Sacramento County

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Tags: News, California, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Kaiser, San Joaquin, Coyle, LA Times, Sleep Train Arena, UC Davis Health, Sacramento County news, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Omicron cases could fall as quickly as they rose in the US — new models suggest daily infections may have already hit their max

People take COVID-19 tests at pop-up testing site in New York City on December 7, 2021.Reuters/Brendan McDermid Omicron cases could be peaking roughly a month after they started rising in the US, models suggest. Disease experts predict that cases could fall back down as quickly as they rose. By the end of the wave, Omicron may have infected "a substantial fraction," if not a majority, of the US. Omicron appears to take a swifter, sharper course than its predecessors: Cases of the variant tend...
Tags: Science, News, New York City, US, Trends, Chicago, United States, South Africa, United Kingdom, Delta, Manhattan, Deaths, Norway, West Coast, Anthony Fauci, South


Hospitals Brace For Peaks In COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

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Tags: Health, Politics, News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Yolo County, Gavin Newsom, Sisson, UC Davis Medical Center, Medeiros, Governor 's Office, UC Davis Health, Sacramento News, Aimee Sisson


COVID-19 hospitalizations have hit a new record high in the US as the Omicron wave sweeps the nation

A medical worker in full PPE reads a message on a computer screen while with a patient who has covid-19 in a negative pressure room in the ICU ward at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on January 4, 2022.JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images The United States hit a new record high for COVID-19 hospitalizations on Monday.  More than 132,600 people were hospitalized with COVID as of Tuesday, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Roughly 30% of ICU beds...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Speed, United States, South Africa, Healthcare, Columbia University, Anthony Fauci, Department of Health and Human Services, Johns Hopkins University, Worcester Massachusetts, UMass Memorial Medical Center


COVID-19 hospitalizations have hit a record high in the US as the Omicron wave sweeps the nation

A medical worker in full PPE reads a message on a computer screen while with a patient who has covid-19 in a negative pressure room in the ICU ward at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on January 4, 2022.JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images The United States hit a new record high for COVID-19 hospitalizations on Monday.  More than 146,000 people were hospitalized with COVID as of Tuesday, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Roughly 30% of ICU beds...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Speed, United States, South Africa, Healthcare, Columbia University, Anthony Fauci, Department of Health and Human Services, Johns Hopkins University, Worcester Massachusetts, UMass Memorial Medical Center


Omicron will hit its peak next week in New York, according to CEO of Presbyterian hospital system

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D), NewYork-Presbyterian CEO Steven J. Corwin (right).Office of the Executive of New York The NewYork-Presbyterian hospital system's CEO predicted on Friday that Omicron will peak next week. Outlining the statewide peak, Steve Corwin noted that ICU cases are lower than last winter's. "Very rare to see somebody admitted who's had a booster," he added. The CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian predicted on Friday that COVID-19's Omicron variant will reach its p...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, Trends, Columbia University, D, Newyork, Upstate New York, Empire State, Hochul, Kathy Hochul, Corwin, NewYork Presbyterian, Omicron, Steve Corwin, Jake Lahut


A record number of children are hospitalized with COVID-19

Principal Nathan Hay performs temperature checks on students as they arrive on the first day of classes for the 2021-22 school year at Baldwin Park Elementary School in Orlando, Florida, on August 10, 2021.Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A record number of children in the US were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the past week, according to CDC data. The US hit a new average of 672 new hospitalizations per day for the 0-17 age group. Children, however, are the leas...
Tags: Science, News, Children, Cdc, US, Trends, Healthcare, Msnbc, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Orlando Florida, American Academy of Pediatrics, Academy of Pediatrics, Paul Hennessy, Jake Epstein, Breaking


Illinois governor says COVID-19 surge has left ICU capacity 'frighteningly limited' in parts of the state

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker got into a testy exchange with reporter Amy Jacobson over COVID restrictions in schools.AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast A COVID-19 surge in Illinois has left ICU capacity "frighteningly limited" in parts of the state, the governor said. Gov. JB Pritzker also said he urged providers to postpone non-emergency surgeries at this time. In three of the state's 11 regions, ICU capacity is in the single digits. A COVID-19 surge in Illinois has left ICU capacity "frighten...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Healthcare, Illinois, Department of Public Health, Pritzker, JB Pritzker, Jake Epstein, Breaking, Charles Rex Arbogast, Coronavirus, COVID, Hospitalizations, Amy Jacobson, Speed desk


COVID-19 hospitalizations among children in the last month have jumped more than 50%, but experts say Omicron is not more dangerous for kids

Owen Malloy, 9, receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years from Lurie Children's hospital registered nurse Jeanne Bailey at Lurie Children's hospital Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Chicago.AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh COVID-19-related hospitalizations among children have spiked in the last month, according to new data. In 10 states, the number of kids admitted in the last four weeks has more than doubled, NBC reported. But experts say low vaccination rates, as well as other expl...
Tags: New York, Science, News, Nbc, Children, New York City, US, Trends, Chicago, Washington Dc, The Times, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Lurie, New York State Department of Health, Mary T Bassett


COVID-19 hospitalizations among children in the last month have jumped more than 50%, according to a new analysis

Owen Malloy, 9, receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years from Lurie Children's hospital registered nurse Jeanne Bailey at Lurie Children's hospital Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Chicago.AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh COVID-19-related hospitalizations among children have spiked in the last month, according to new data. In 10 states, the number of kids admitted in the last four weeks has more than doubled, NBC reported. The US is now averaging 260 pediatric hospitalizations per d...
Tags: New York, Science, News, Nbc, Children, New York City, US, Trends, Chicago, Washington Dc, Cbs, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Lurie, New York State Department of Health, Mary T Bassett


COVID-19 data out of South Africa points to substantially fewer deaths compared to past infection spikes

Scientists at the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, South Africa, work on the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus Wednesday Dec. 15, 2021.AP Photo/Jerome Delay New COVID-19 data from South Africa points to fewer hospitalizations and deaths than past infection surges. Dr. Scott Gottlieb shared a series of graphs on Twitter that suggest Omicron's impact is less severe. But scientists have stressed the likelihood that high population immunity is playing a role.  New COVID-19 data...
Tags: Science, News, US, Trends, South Africa, Delta, Fda, Gauteng, Durban South Africa, American Enterprise Institute, Gottlieb, AEI, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Scott Gottlieb, Omicron, Aria Bendix


Vaccines are the best explanation for Omicron's mild symptoms in most people, new research suggests

Care worker Jen Madghachian receives her COVID-19 booster vaccination at the MedMart pharmacy in Borehamwood, England, on October 4, 2021.Karwai Tang/Getty Images The Omicron coronavirus variant seems to produce milder symptoms and fewer hospitalizations than Delta. Early data suggests that's because vaccines are still warding off severe disease. But scientists haven't yet dismissed the possibility that Omicron is inherently less virulent. It's the brightest spot in the pandemic r...
Tags: Europe, Death, UK, Science, News, US, Trends, Delta, Manhattan, Pfizer, Vaccines, North America, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Imperial College London, Johnson Johnson, University of Hong Kong


The Omicron wave looks swift and painful — some scientists expect US cases to peak in January and bottom out in March

A person receives a COVID-19 test at a walk-up testing site in New York City on December 15, 2021.David Dee Delgado/Getty Images The US Omicron wave could peak sharply in January, then bottom out in March, new models suggest.  Omicron could represent the swiftest outbreak in the US to date, lasting no more than three months. But hospitalizations and deaths are still expected to rise as the variant becomes more widespread. Almost as quickly as the Omicron variant tore through the US, some scie...
Tags: Science, News, Winter, New York City, US, Trends, Chicago, United States, South Africa, Delta, Manhattan, Deaths, Good Morning America, Anthony Fauci, Imperial College London, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Full hospitals, mild cases: What an Omicron wave could look like in the US this winter

President Joe Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci discuss the Omicron COVID-19 variant at the White House on November 29, 2021.Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images The Omicron variant could become dominant in the US this winter, some disease experts predict. An Omicron wave may bring mild cases, but lead to more hospitalizations, early data suggests. Holiday gatherings could fuel transmission, while unvaccinated people may strain hospital capacity. With Omicron cases doubling roughly every two days, US publi...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, News, Winter, Cdc, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, United States, South Africa, Italy, Delta


Low vaccination rates are driving Michigan's worst COVID-19 surge. Healthcare workers anticipate it will only get worse.

Registered Nurse Monica Quintana dons protective gear before entering a room at the William Beaumont hospital, April 21, 2021 in Royal Oak, Mich.AP Photo/Carlos Osorio There were over 4,500 adults hospitalized with COVID-19 in Michigan on Friday.  That's the highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state since the start of the pandemic. While vaccines have been available for a year, only 56% of Michigan is fully vaccinated.  Michigan has hit its highest number of COVID-19 hospit...
Tags: Science, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Michigan, Detroit, Dover, Sefton, Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, LANSING Michigan, University of Michigan Health System, Bagdasarian, Carlos Osorio, Monica Quintana, Sparrow Hospital


The US could see a brighter fall and winter as COVID-19 cases and deaths decline, a new model shows

Customers toast on the Eataly Flatiron Rooftop in New York City on April 15, 2021. Taylor Hill/Getty Images A new model suggests the US's COVID-19 cases and deaths aren't likely to climb higher between now and March. That means the US could expect a much rosier national picture this fall and winter. But hospitals might still be strained in states with cold climates or low vaccination rates. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pandemic has thrown its share of curveb...
Tags: Science, News, New York City, US, West Virginia, Trends, Wyoming, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Deaths, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, Pfizer, Salt Lake City, States, Birmingham


Moderna's vaccine offers better protection against COVID-19 hospitalization than Pfizer or J&J, new CDC study finds

Olivia Parsons, 22, a neuroscience major at the University of Colorado Boulder, left, gets her first dose of the Moderna vaccine from Dr. Laird Wolfe. Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine seems to protect better against hospitalization than other US-authorized shots. Moderna's shot lowered the risk of hospitalization by 93%, a new CDC report found. Pfizer's shot lowered that risk by 88%, whereas Johnson & Johnson's shot lowered it by 71%. See more...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Minnesota, Cdc, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Fda, Pfizer, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Mayo Clinic, Afp, Boston Massachusetts


CDC: Unvaccinated people are 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than people who got shots

While cases ticked up among the fully vaccinated as the Delta variant spread across the US, hospitalizations and deaths did not. CDC MMWR A new CDC study shows unvaccinated Americans were 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19. From April-June, unvaccinated people accounted for 95% of cases, 93% of hospitalizations, and 92% of deaths. From June-July, unvaccinated people accounted for 82% of cases, 86% of hospitalizations, and 84% of deaths. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Deaths, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Coronavirus, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Hospitalizations, Rochelle Walensky, Walensky


An exhausted Iowa ER doctor pleaded with people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in a Facebook Live video: 'We are drowning in people who are dying with this illness'

Pulmonology physician Catherine Wentowski treats a COVID-19 patient at the Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, on August 10, 2021. Kathleen Flynn/Reuters An Iowa ER doctor pled with viewers on social media to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. He blamed misinformation about vaccines for the swell of COVID-19 patients flooding ICU beds. "It feels like a third-world country sometimes," Dr. Lance VanGundy said. See more stories on Insider's business page. An emerge...
Tags: Facebook, Science, News, US, Trends, Iowa, Vaccinations, Fda, MARSHALLTOWN, Kaiser Family Foundation, state Department of Public Health, Emergency Room, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Read, Ochsner Medical Center, Jefferson Parish Louisiana, UnityPoint Health


The US is averaging 100,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time since February

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images The US is averaging over 100,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations a day for the first time since February. In the past two months, hospitalizations increased by nearly 500%, according to The New York Times. Deaths have climbed to 1,000 a day for the first time since March. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US is ave...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, New York Times, Delta, The Times, Associated Press, Times, Knoxville, University of Washington, Byrd, US Department of Health and Human Services, Lake Charles Louisiana, Jake Epstein


Rev. Jesse Jackson transferred to rehab facility, unvaccinated wife in ICU as COVID-19 symptoms persist

Jesse Jackson and his wife Jacqueline Brown attend the Phoenix Dinner for the 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation on September 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. Earl Gibson III/Getty Images The Rev. Jesse Jackson has been transferred to a rehab facility after being hospitalized for COVID-19. His unvaccinated wife, Jacqueline Jackson, has been moved to the ICU at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The couple's son asked well-wishers to remain "prayerful" for those suffering as a re...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Nbc News, Trends, News UK, Civil Rights, Npr, Jesse Jackson, Chicago Sun Times, Parkinson, Rev Jesse Jackson, Jacqueline, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Jonathan Jackson, Earl Gibson


Large insurers have stopped waiving COVID-19 treatment costs, an analysis found. Hospitalization could cost you thousands.

Dr. Joseph Varon (right) speaks to a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas on December 29, 2020. Go Nakamura/Getty Images Many large insurers no longer waive COVID-19 treatment costs, a new analysis found. Insurers started charging again once vaccines became widely available. But hospitalizations are rising in the US. Those hospitalized with COVID-19 may pay $1,300, on average. See more stories on Insider's business page. A ...
Tags: Science, News, US, Alabama, Trends, Insurance, Georgia, Healthcare, Delta, Rhode Island, Houston Texas, Kaiser Family Foundation, United Memorial Medical Center, Emily Kask, Kentucky Louisiana, KFF


Louisiana is approaching a 'major failure' of its healthcare system as hospitals get dangerously close to capacity

Clinicians work to intubate a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images Hospitals are at least 70% full in all but one region in Louisiana. Several regions have just a handful of ICU beds left amid the state's dramatic COVID-19 surge. State health officials warn of catastrophic outcomes, such as patients being denied critical care. See more stories on Insider's business page. Eight months af...
Tags: Death, Science, News, Trends, Healthcare, New Orleans, Louisiana, Vaccines, John Bel Edwards, Edwards, Baton Rouge, South Central Louisiana, Neal, Lake Charles Louisiana, Central Louisiana, Mario Tama Getty


The 8 most pressing questions about vaccines and boosters, answered

Vaccines protect well against severe hospitalization and death if you contract the Delta variant. Drugmakers are working on two types of booster shots right now. Vaccine supplies will not run out in the US even when boosters are approved. See more stories on Insider's business page. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Havovi Cooper,Aria Bendix,Tam Hunt)]
Tags: Health, Death, Video, Science, US, Trends, Delta, Pfizer, Vaccines, Supercut, J&J, Moderna, COVID-19, Hospitalizations, Covid-19 Cases, Delta variant


The new school year is already a disaster: Thousands of students are quarantining as COVID-19 cases skyrocket among kids

A child wears a mask at a California school. Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Days into the school year, COVID-19 outbreaks have already forced thousands of students to quarantine. Experts predict that pediatric infections will continue to rise, leading to more school closures. Bans on mask mandates while young kids wait on vaccine authorization make it tough to protect students. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mere days into the new school year, thousands of k...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, Kids, News, Mississippi, California, Masks, US, Trends, Missouri, Delta, Dallas, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccines


Florida's worst month yet: How Gov. DeSantis ignored the best ways to save lives as COVID-19 cases hit record highs

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis responds to a question at a press conference in Melbourne, Florida, on March 22, 2021. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has questioned the effectiveness of masks and lockdowns. Meanwhile, Florida's daily COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have climbed to record highs. Here's a timeline of how DeSantis' approach to COVID-19 has undermined proven ways to save lives. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Deaths, Miami, Cbs, Biden


There are only 8 ICU beds available in the entire state of Arkansas as COVID-19 spikes

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. AP Photo/Danny Johnston Arkansas only has a total of eight ICU hospital beds left available in the entire state amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. According to data released by the Arkansas Department of Health, the state reported a record number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations Monday. Hospitalizations rose by 103 patients, bringing the total number to 1,376. "Today's report shows some very startling numbers. We saw the largest single-day increase in h...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Arkansas, Healthcare, Arkansas Gov Asa Hutchinson, Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas Department of Health, Danny Johnston, Breaking, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hospitalizations, Speed desk, Natalie Musumeci


An unvaccinated father is urging others to get the COVID-19 jab while hooked up to a supplemental oxygen machine at a hospital

A screenshot of one of Travis Campbell's several videos posted to Facebook that urge others to get vaccinated. Screenshot/Facebook A man hospitalized for COVID-19 and struggling to breathe has turned to social media to urge others to avoid the same fate. Travis Campbell did not get a COVID-19 vaccine. Now, in videos posted to Facebook, he's pleading that others do. "I can't breathe. I'm drowning. I feel like I'm a fish out of water," Campbell told CNN. See more stories...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Science, News, Virginia, Trends, Cnn, Vaccination, Vaccines, Campbell, Screenshot Facebook, Travis Campbell, Yelena Dzhanova, COVID-19, COVID, Hospitalizations


The CDC's leaked document is 'largely reassuring' for vaccinated people, says a Brown University public-health expert

Medical staff member Gabriel Cervera Rodriguez raises his fist to celebrate receiving the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, December 21, 2020. Go Nakamura/Getty Images An internal CDC document suggests the Delta variant poses a mounting threat in the US. But Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown School of Public Health, called the document "reassuring." The bottom line, Jha wrote, is that Delta is "really bad," but our vaccines are "really good." See...
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