Medical Health Cluster


Michigan Hospitalizations Spike; State Hits 70% Vaccine Goal

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — COVID-19 hospitalizations in Michigan surpassed 3,000 for the first time in more than six months Monday amid a fourth surge of infections, while state officials celebrated reaching a key vaccination goal. The number of adults hospitalized with confirmed cases was 3,040. That was up from 2,111 […]

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Pfizer antiviral slashes COVID-19 hospitalizations

Opening a new chapter in the treatment of COVID-19—one borrowed from successfully tackling the AIDS virus—the drug behemoth Pfizer today reported upbeat results for a 5-day pill regimen to treat early infections with SARS-CoV-2. In a trial that an outside monitoring group halted early because the treatment appeared so promising, […]

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COVID-19-associated hospitalizations among vaccinated and unvaccinated adults 18 years – COVID-NET, 13 states, January 1 – July 24, 2021

Abstract Background As of August 21, 2021, >60% of the U.S. population aged ≥18 years were fully vaccinated with vaccines highly effective in preventing hospitalization due to Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19). Infection despite full vaccination (vaccine breakthrough) has been reported, but characteristics of those with vaccine breakthrough resulting in hospitalization and relative […]

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Cases and hospitalizations are on the rise. ‘We cannot afford to let our guard down,’ CDC director says.

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, again urged Americans not to let their guard down as the pandemic wears on, ticking off increases in the seven-day average for coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. During a White House briefing, Walensky said the agency’s most recent data shows […]

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COVID-NET Laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations

Did you know? CDC’s COVID-NET works with more than 250 hospitals in 14 states to monitor COVID-19-associated hospitalizations by age, race and ethnicity, sex, and underlying health conditions. Explore trends in COVID-19-associated hospitalizations through interactive dashboards on CDC’s COVID Data Tracker:   Créditos: Comité científico Covid

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