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 coming at the same time as the US hitting a milestone, which Dylan Scott of VOX reports that “70 percent of the over-18 population has received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine“. Although this is a major milestone and a step in the right direction, there are still parts of the country that are do not have vaccination rates higher than 50% which may be driving the current surge in cases. As described in the VOX article, there are 3 different categories cases are falling under. Those three are unvaccinated people, vaccinated people with symptoms and vaccinated people without symptoms. Read more about the current rise in cases in the VOX article here.
COVID-19 Cases Now Fall into 3 Different Categories
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As reported by StatNews The world begins to get boosters for the Covid-19 variants and it leaves us wondering will we always need Covid-19 boosters? In a recent article from StatNews, they tackle this very question. While many wonder will we always need Covid-19 boosters, this article might have the answers or insight to help. https://www.statnews.com/2021/12/15/will-we-always-need-covid-19-boosters-experts-have-theories/