22

Jul

Texas Hospital Reports First Case of Lambda COVID Variant

Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas is now treating its first patient infected with the lambda variant of COVID-19. While the hospital has mainly been dealing with patients infected with the delta variant, a more contagious strain of SARS-CoV-2, there is still a high level of concern regarding the lambda variant. A substantial amount of the COVID-19[…]

22

Jul

Doctor Warns American Traveling to Florida Due to Delta Variant

As the highly contagious Delta variant spreads across the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have continued to urge Americans to avoid non essential international travel. However, one doctor believes this is not enough, Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton states “If we’re going to talk about traveling to the U.K., then we should also[…]

21

Jul

The Delta Variant and Children

Making sure our children are safe whether it’s going back to school, vacationing or going on playdates is a top priority within every household. There are still lingering questions about whether or no children should be wearing masks when going back to school and how activities should be handled.  The  American Academy of Pediatrics stated that unvaccinated[…]

21

Jul

Coronavirus is Soaring Again, For the Unvaccinated

The months of decline for coronavirus cases, deaths and hospitalizations seems to have come to an end in late June. In late June, this was the lowest point in the previous 14 months. However, now many cases are rising in areas with low vaccination blogs. One example of this is in Missouri, where there are very low[…]

20

Jul

COVID Worry Increases as Olympics Gets Closer

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony is less than one week away and the concerns continue to rise as reported cases of COVID-19 increase. The event requires more than 10,000 athletes, media, and more to be in the city at one time and Japan has had trouble getting its citizens vaccines for a multitude of reasons. 30%[…]

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14

Jul

What Hospitals Look Like in U.S. Hot Spots

According to CDC data, COVID-19 hospitalizations are rising in places where the number of people vaccinated is low. Patient numbers have rapidly risen in new possible COVID hot spots in places like Florida and Missouri. In the past few weeks patient numbers have more than  tripled in these locations. Some hospitals have even reopened units reserved for these[…]