COVID cases spike even as US hits 200M vaccine milestone - WDIV ClickOnDetroit
Dec 08, 2021 1 min, 42 secs
reaches a COVID-19 milestone of roughly 200 million fully-vaccinated people, infections and hospitalizations are spiking, including in highly-vaccinated pockets of the country like New England.

– The number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 200 million Wednesday amid a dispiriting holiday-season spike in cases and hospitalizations that has hit even New England, one of the most highly inoculated corners of the country.

22 to almost 119,000 a day this week, and hospitalizations are up 25% from a month ago.

population that is fully vaccinated has not been enough to prevent hot spots.

On Wednesday, Pfizer said that the initial two shots of its vaccine appear significantly less effective against omicron but that a booster dose may offer important protection.

administered 12.5 million shots last week, the highest weekly total since May.

Despite one of the highest vaccination levels in the country — over 74% of the population fully vaccinated — Vermont is coping with its biggest surge yet.

In the last week, new cases per day are up 54%, and the number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 has climbed 18%.

The virus is preying on those who haven't gotten their shots: As of Tuesday, 90% of the COVID-19 patients in intensive care were unvaccinated.

Phil Scott said Tuesday, calling the situation “extremely frustrating.”.

More than 400 people were in the hospital with COVID-19 in New Hampshire at the start of the week, breaking the record set last winter.

“Every day for the next several weeks, we’re likely to see a new high in COVID hospitalizations in New Hampshire,” said Steve Ahnen, president of the New Hampshire Hospital Association.

Rhode Island’s largest hospital system, Lifespan, said staffing shortages are at never-before-seen crisis levels, while Kent Hospital said it is near capacity and is considering delaying non-urgent procedures.

Elsewhere around the country, Indiana has seen COVID-19 hospital admissions double in the last month and is approaching levels not seen since this time a year ago, before vaccines were widely available

The number of people in intensive care in Minnesota has reached the highest level yet during the pandemic, with 98% of ICU beds occupied

1. Do not assume COVID pandemic reaching 'end game', warns WHO - Reuters
Jan 24, 2022 # politics 38 secs
2. Michigan's own celebrity Jeff Daniels now has a spider-killing worm named after him - Detroit Free Press
Jan 19, 2022 # science 20 secs
3. Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw fake electors plot in 7 states - CNN
Jan 21, 2022 # politics 2 mins, 53 secs
4. Groundbreaking study links grandparents' smoking to your body fat | TheHill - The Hill
Jan 21, 2022 # health 1 min, 3 secs
5. NBA legend John Stockton gets Gonzaga season tickets taken away over mask standoff - Fox News
Jan 23, 2022 # politics 1 min, 1 sec
6. Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Law Stay in Effect, for Now - The New York Times
Jan 21, 2022 # politics 1 min, 44 secs
7. Watch two Russian cosmonauts take a spacewalk outside the International Space Station today -
Jan 19, 2022 # science 54 secs
8. Binge-watching TV linked to higher risk of blood clots: study - New York Post
Jan 20, 2022 # health 32 secs
9. President Biden ramps up efforts to win support as approval ratings fall
Jan 25, 2022 # breaking 2 secs
10. Former FBI agent corroborates claims Jamie Spears planted 'recording device' in Britney's bedroom - Daily Mail
Jan 19, 2022 # entertainment 2 mins, 18 secs
11. Jared Leto stars as WeWork founder Adam Neumann alongside Anne Hathaway in new trailer for WeCrashed - Daily Mail
Jan 19, 2022 # entertainment 2 mins, 37 secs
12. Steep cost to pray in peace: For many Jewish Americans, police protection at synagogues is normal
Jan 21, 2022 # breaking 2 mins, 8 secs
13. Father of slain UCLA grad student speaks out on 'Fox & Friends': She was a 'rising star' - Fox News
Jan 18, 2022 # politics 44 secs
14. Photographer Films Real-Time View of Huge Asteroid Flying Past Earth - PetaPixel
Jan 20, 2022 # science 37 secs
15. Americans are showing up sick to work even as Omicron spreads
Jan 20, 2022 # breaking 2 mins, 1 sec
16. More bad news for Peloton: Another TV show character has a heart attack while riding its bike - CNN
Jan 24, 2022 # entertainment 57 secs


Get monthly updates and free resources.


© Copyright 2022 365NEWSX - All RIGHTS RESERVED