COVID cases are surging in Louisiana, where just 36% of residents are fully vaccinated. Health experts are sounding the alarm on the danger of the Delta variant. David Begnaud has the latest.
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"My experiences in the ICU these past weeks have left me surprised, disheartened, but most of all, angry."
- KGO – San Francisco
Two major San Francisco hospitals - Zuckerberg San Francisco General and UCSF - are reporting more than 230 staff members infected with COVID, most of which are breakthrough cases.
31-year-old man recovering in Missouri hospital after being given a 20% chance of survival; eschewed vaccine, citing ‘strong conservative family’
Daryl Barker and wife, along with eight relatives, contracted COVID-19; they say they'll both get vaccinated as soon as his health is restored.
- Good Housekeeping
Even if you are vaccinated, you should get tested if you experience any of these telltale signs of infection.
- Good Housekeeping
It may be time to move on from cloth-based face masks altogether.
- The New York Times
MIAMI — Alix Zacharski, a nurse manager, went to check on one of her patients inside the COVID-19 intensive care unit at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital on a recent afternoon, hoping that the patient, who had been struggling to breathe on her own, would be a little better. But these days inside the COVID ICU, almost everything is worse. The week before, Zacharski’s team had lost a 24-year-old mother whose entire family had contracted the coronavirus. The woman, like every other patient in the
- Business Insider
Hospital officials said the vast majority of those staff members were vaccinated and most were cases of the highly contagious Delta variant.
No deaths, few hospitalizations, but 74% of those testing positive for COVID-19 in Cape Cod outbreak were vaccinated
A federal investigation into a COVID-19 outbreak earlier this month in a Massachusetts county that's home to Cape Cod found that 74% of the 469 infections were among vaccinated people, a finding that raises questions about the prevalence of breakthrough infections.
The Trading Spaces alum was fully vaccinated with two doses of Pfizer back in March
- Miami Herald
Cahill’s Farm Cheese recalled 33 batches of five kinds of cheeses Thursday two days after their cheeses were recalled from Whole Foods Markets for the same reason: They might be contaminated with listeria.
- USA TODAY
Jessica DuPreez never considered herself an anti-vaxxer. But now she regrets not getting vaccinated for COVID-19 sooner.
The CDC is warning consumers not to taste or eat raw cake batter, whether it's homemade or from a mix, because it could contain harmful bacteria.
- WLS – Chicago
As day three of Lollapalooza begins Saturday in Chicago, new rules are in place.
- The New York Times
PROVO, Utah — As Mindy Greene spent another day in the COVID intensive care unit, listening to the whirring machines that now breathed for her 42-year-old husband, Russ, she opened her phone and tapped out a message. “We did not get the vaccine,” she wrote on Facebook. “I read all kinds of things about the vaccine and it scared me. So I made the decision and prayed about it and got the impression that we would be ok.” They were not. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times Her
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- Charlotte Observer
The hospital system said the COVID-19 vaccine should not be viewed any differently than its requirements for employees to get an annual flu shot, as well as be vaccinated for measles, chicken pox and other infectious diseases.
- The Week
Why nursing home COVID-19 infections are rising again
- Associated Press
A day after it recorded the most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic, Florida on Sunday broke a previous record for current hospitalizations set more than a year ago before vaccines were available. The Sunshine State had 10,207 people hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to data reported to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The previous record was from July 23, 2020, more than a half-year before vaccinations started becoming widespread, when Florida had 10,170 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Hospital Association.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The Senate leader’s fundraising email dismissed CDC advice