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 patients being treated by Houston Methodist have not been vaccinated, and president Dr. Marc Boom wants to emphasize to Texans that getting vaccination is essential to combating COVID-19. As of July 20, 2021, about 49% of Texans have received at least one dose of a Coronavirus vaccine, while about 42% of Texans are fully vaccinated. Read more about this Daily News article here.
Texas Hospital Reports First Case of Lambda COVID Variant
China Orders Lockdown of 13 Million People
As reported by AOL The Winter Olympics is preparing to begin in China and this is not a good sign for visiting countries. China orders lockdown of 13 million people as it continues to battle the spike of Covid-19. China orders lockdown of as many as 13 million people in neighborhoods and workplaces in the northern city […]
Will We Always Need Covid-19 Boosters
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/