Hospitals across the country are seeing a surge in new Covid-19 cases fueled by the delta variant. This comes as the U.S. is already averaging 26,000 new infections a day.
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There is continued concern over nationwide surges in Covid infections and hospitalizations, which are unraveling months of progress on the pandemic. Major hospitals are preparing for new influxes of patients.
- WABC – NY
The coronavirus is making an unwanted summer surge. U.S. daily cases have tripled in the last month to more than 35,000 per day. Doctors say this is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated, words echoed by President Biden.
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A man hospitalized with COVID-19 told CBS he'd still rather be sick than get a shot - and it shows how hard it'll be to convince everyone to get vaccinated
"Am I going to get a vaccine? No," Scott Roe told a CBS News reporter from his hospital bed in Baton Rouge.
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U.S. health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home. The “superbug” outbreaks were reported in a Washington, D.C, nursing home and at two Dallas-area hospitals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. A handful of the patients had invasive fungal infections that were impervious to all three major classes of medications.
CDC officials are concerned about a strain of the Candida auris fungus that's resistant to all drugs and appears to have spread in small clusters in health care settings, rather than in individuals who had taken antifungals.Why it matters: "The concern is that it could spread to any of the patients who are at high risk, not just the ones who've been treated before — and that the population who could acquire these potentially untreatable infections could be much larger," Meghan Lyman, medical off
- Scary Mommy
During this stage of the pandemic, we should always assume that any cold-like symptoms could be COVID, even if our symptoms are mild.
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Yes, the summer cold and cough season really is worse than usual. “I’ve had bad colds, but I’ve never experienced a virus like this,” said Holly Riddel, 55, an entrepreneur in Redondo Beach, California, who has been suffering from congestion, clogged ears and a raspy throat for about two weeks. “I want this gone. I haven’t been able to work out. I’m just not feeling like myself.” Months of pandemic restrictions aimed at COVID-19 had the unintended but welcome effect of stopping flu, cold and oth
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Masking indoors will yet again be the new normal in Los Angeles County -- and possibly elsewhere in the U.S. Lourdes Balduque/ Moment via Getty ImagesWith the highly infectious delta coronavirus variant spreading at an alarming rate, the World Health Organization in late June 2021 urged people to again wear masks indoors – even those who are fully vaccinated. And on July 15, Los Angeles County, California, announced that it would again require masking up in public indoor spaces, regardless of va
Coronavirus cases are again on the rise as the Delta variant sweeps across the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Friday that new cases are up 70% this week while...
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What happened Call it a "Reefer Madness" moment. In a flashback to the classic 1936 anti-drug film, marijuana investors got spooked today by news reports of health concerns among cannabis consumers -- and it's playing havoc with marijuana stocks.
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You will know, or possibly be, someone who gets COVID-19 after a vaccine. Here's what to expect, according to 2 people with breakthrough cases.
Two young people who were vaccinated and got mild COVID-19 breakthrough cases described to Insider how their symptoms progressed.
- CBS News
Even people who are fully vaccinated can spread the virus, health experts warn.
- Miami Herald
Those who get the delta variant may see symptoms that differ slightly from the original coronavirus strain.
- USA TODAY
Detection of the bacteria disease plague in six Colorado counties has health officials urging residents to take caution.
Masking is already being recommended again in parts of California. An infectious disease specialist weighs in.
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U.S. health officials said Thursday they have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home.
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