As the delta variant of the coronavirus caused Florida to become a hotspot for COVID-19 in late July and August, the state’s nursing homes also felt the brunt.
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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all the federal agency’s health care personnel and is imposing a two-month deadline for those employees to get vaccinated.
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As new COVID-19 infections surge in Jacksonville, local health experts say an overwhelming majority of cases they’re seeing are the result of the Delta variant, now the dominant strain nationwide.
Children under 12 won’t be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine until mid-winter, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
As more and more cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 crop up nationwide, health experts in Jacksonville say they’re seeing a growing number of infections linked to the variant.
With the Delta variant becoming the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the U.S., an epidemiologist told News4Jax on Monday there is concern that the spread of the virus is going unnoticed.
Dr. Mohammed Reza, a Jacksonville infectious disease specialist, said he is seeing an increase in hospital admissions because of COVID-19 infections.
The seven-day average of new daily COVID-19 cases increased 10% this week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy on Wednesday made another plea for Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the more contagious delta variant becomes the dominant strain.
Jacksonville hospitals are seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, with the number of patients at some facilities doubling in the last two weeks.
As state-run vaccination sites in Jacksonville get ready to permanently close this week, health officials are watching as a new variant of the coronavirus continues to spread.