[NFA] The United States reported more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, equating to around 42 fatalities an hour, according to a Reuters tally, as the Delta variant continues to ravage parts of the country with low vaccination rates.
Lakeside Medical Center north of Miami said 90 percent of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are unvaccinated.
Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay said the hospital is simply out of intensive care beds.
"They've got 5 patients in their ER who are in desperate urgent need of an ICU level of care.
I want something.
What I don't want is a request for five caskets because I've had five people die while waiting for emergency health care." The surge in deaths and cases comes as school districts across the country welcome students back from summer vacation - many being met with a battle over whether to mandate masks.
The Florida State Board of Education voted this week to sanction two local school boards who defied the Republican governor and required children wear face coverings.
On Wednesday CDC director Rachelle Walensky, making the case for additional booster shots, said new data confirms that vaccine protection against COVID-19 decreases over time and is less effective against the Delta variant.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner under President Trump, tells CNN’s Pamela Brown that the current Delta variant surge of coronavirus will likely finish running its course by the Thanksgiving holiday this fall.
During his appearance on Monday’s episode of 'The Late Late Show,' Ken Jeong used his medical expertise to address the state of the coronavirus pandemic and Nicki Minaj’s recent tweets about the COVID-19 vaccine.
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According to the CDC, 34.4% of Latinas say they’ve experienced domestic violence at some point in their lives. Plus, some Latinos who are undocumented are concerned about reporting domestic violence because of fears of possible deportation.
According to the CDC, 12.9% of women born in America will develop some form of breast cancer during their lives. On Monday, Gov. DeSantis announced that Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis has breast cancer.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki responds to a Hatch Act complaint from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, alleging that she appeared to endorse a candidate in the Virginia gubernatorial race during a White House press briefing.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki mocked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) after he falsely claimed Southwest Airlines was experiencing a shortage of employees because of vaccine mandates and President Joe Biden.
A 5-year-old boy who survived a fire that killed his mother got special treatment from the Miami Police Department. These officers went beyond the call making him chief for the day. CNN’s Ryan Young reports.
Fiscales de Miami anunciaron este miércoles la detención de tres personas acusadas de robar las identidades de varias víctimas del colapso del edificio Champlain Tower, unos días después de la tragedia. La fiscal Katherine Fernández Rundle dijo que hubo unas siete víctimas de este caso con cuyas identidades se hicieron compras tras el colapso en la torre de condominios. Los sospechosos robaron al menos US$ 45.000 e intentaron robar otros US$ 67.000 más antes de ser arrestados.
Health officials fear that cases, hospitalizations and deaths will continue to soar if more Americans don’t embrace the vaccine. Nationwide, 50% of residents are fully vaccinated and more than 70% of..