Unvaccinated people and those who have yet to be fully vaccinated had seven times the risk of contracting the virus and nearly eight times the risk of death as those offered full protection by a vaccine, according to the data.
Nearly 4,200 people died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, as a massive spike in infections continues to fill hospitals in the country.
Healthcare providers have been called heroes throughout 2020. But as the pandemic enters its deadliest phase yet, their warnings deserve renewed attention.
More than 106,000 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, and 221,267 new cases were reported on Wednesday. The numbers, including the death toll, are expected to rise.
“Having been so fully impacted the way we have been, it’s hard to hear somebody else seem nonchalant about it."
Three Americans who lost family members to COVID-19 blame the US government for failing to prioritize fighting the virus and its lack of leadership.
COVID-19 lays bare the health disparities that have existed for a long time: the lack of investment, education, and jobs are all ultimately root causes of gun violence and will increase gun violence.