11

Aug

US Covid Cases Above 100k a Day for First Time Since February

Daily COVID-19 cases are now above 100,000 per day for the first time since February. Cases are also at a higher level now compared to last summer, when there were not any vaccines available. Health Officials have continued to “sound the alarm” over vaccination rates that are lagging behind the threat of the Delta variant. An article […]

11

Aug

CDC Warns Travelers Leaving the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned people in the United States to avoid traveling outside of the country to Israel, Thailand, Iceland, and more due to rising COVID-19 numbers. All of these locations have been marked as Level 4 places which is the CDC’s “Do not travel” list. Most of these locations were a[…]

11

Aug

U.S. Requires Vaccine for Foreign Travelers

President Biden and his administration are taking all of the necessary steps for the covid19 vaccine to be required for foreign visitors to travel to the United States. This is in hopes to get travel within the country as well as those going out of the country experience as normal of a time as possible. Those coming[…]

10

Aug

Another Vaccinated Member of Congress Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Thursday, August 9, 2021, Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C. tested positive for COVID-19 while being fully vaccinated. With the cases of the delta variant rising, more and more vaccinated people are contracting the dominant strain of the COVID-19 virus. These breakthrough cases have been especially prevalent in Washington D.C. and caused speculation about the efficacy of the[…]

09

Aug

Delta Variant is a Wake Up For Everyone in the Country

As the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across the nation, physicians continue to warn Americans to take precautions. “The daily average case count rose above 96,000 on Wednesday, about a 130% jump over the past two weeks, according to data compiled by the New York Times” writes Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith. While new[…]

09

Aug

COVID-19 Cases Now Fall into 3 Different Categories

The risk for COVID-19 has changed in the most recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States. Compared to past surges such as the winter 2020 surge, this particular time around is different due to immunity from natural infection as well as the vaccines. This wave that seems to be hitting the United States hard is[…]

06

Aug

“We are Backsliding” Pandemic Momentum Has Been Squandered

Top public health officials have continued to warn about the recent rise in COVID-19 cases. Along with a recent rise in cases, they also state that they have seen a rise in hospitalizations and deaths, which represent a setback to the progress we have made to end the pandemic. Reported in an AOL, Yahoo News article, CDC[…]