COVID hospitalization rates are increasing among unvaccinated teens
The CDC says unvaccinated teens are 10 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 compared with those who have been fully vaccinated. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, more than 200,000 coronavirus cases were confirmed in children last week. Right now, only children between the ages of 12 and 17 are eligible for the vaccine. Dr. Taison Bell, a critical care and infectious disease physician and the medical ICU director at the University of Virginia, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss that and more.news.yahoo.com
How to tell if youve got allergies, a cold or COVID-19
If you find yourself wondering whether your seasonal allergies are back, youve caught a cold or may have contracted the coronavirus, heres how she recommends you move forward. Keep common signs of allergies and cold in mind and ask yourself if youve felt this way before. With allergies, youve just spent all night draining so youre coughing and sore in the morning. If you have to get testedIf youve spoken with your doctor to rule out allergies or a cold, they may have recommended you visit your nearest COVID testing site. For questions about COVID-19 symptoms, call 904.302.5050.