Stories tagged: "COVID-19 deaths"


A student holds her mask as she listens to Gov. Tom Wolf speak at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Releases Data on ‘Breakthrough’ COVID-19 Cases

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.

Inside the hot zone medical staff monitor and treat sick patients infected with the Covid-19 virus at the UMASS Memorial DCU Center Field Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts on January 13, 2021. - The field hospital currently has fifty non critical patients infected with the Covid-19 virus.  The center was set up to relieve hospitals during the surge and allow for non critical patents to free up beds at the main hospital locations.  Patients come from around the state to stay at the field hospital. (Photo by JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images)
US Sets Another Grim Record for Most COVID-19 Deaths in One Day

Nearly 4,200 people died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, as a massive spike in infections continues to fill hospitals in the country.

ER doctor wearing scrubs sitting in chair with hand on his head
Heroes of 2020: An ER Doctor and a School Nurse Saved Lives in Two Different Ways

Healthcare providers have been called heroes throughout 2020. But as the pandemic enters its deadliest phase yet, their warnings deserve renewed attention.

healthcare worker at a testing site as COVID-19 death tolls rise
COVID-19 Killed More Than 3,000 Americans on Wednesday, Surpassing 9/11’s Death Toll in a Single Day

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.

John Walter (left) and his son Brian (Image via Brian Walter)
Trump Told Americans Not to Be Afraid of COVID-19. These Survivors Say That Was a ‘Slap in the Face.’

“Having been so fully impacted the way we have been, it’s hard to hear somebody else seem nonchalant about it."

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‘Blood on Their Hands’: Americans Who Lost Loved Ones to COVID-19 Blast Government Response

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.

Police officers respond to a crime scene where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds to his legs and torso before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Violence Is Increasing During COVID-19. We Asked This Gun Violence Expert Why.

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.