The American Academy of Pediatrics reported Monday that children make up only 22% of the U.S. population, but 27% of coronavirus cases nationwide.
The agency said the number of children receiving their first Covid-1 vaccine this week was the lowest recorded number since the vaccine was received and had been on a downward trend for nearly two months.
According to the academy, less than one percent of covid-1 deaths are in children, but little is known about the long-term effects of coronavirus on children. 5.9 million children have tested positive for Covid-1 for since the onset of the epidemic, and less than half of eligible children have been fully vaccinated.
Children between the ages of 5 and 11 14 14.5% of the U.S. population নি have not yet been approved for the COVID-19 vaccine, but recent steps by the Food and Drug Administration say that could change soon. The FDA scheduled a meeting of the independent committee, which advised the administration in late October on approving vaccines and drugs.
Pfizer-Biotech says data shows that their vaccine is safe and effective for children 5 to 11 years old, and recommends one-third doses used for 12 and older. The company submitted clinical trial data to the FDA last Wednesday.
If both the FDA and the Second Federal Advisory Committee approve the vaccine for young children, inoculation may begin before Halloween.
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-CDC says unvaccinated Americans should delay planned travel within the country until their Covid-1 shot is taken.
– Dr. Francis S. Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health for 12 years, said Tuesday that he is resigning, a career that he has directed important research into the human genome and the fight against deadly diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and covidosis.
-Customs and Border Protection officers found 41 fake Covid-1 vaccine cards at a Chicago Mail facility on Monday. The cards were found in shipments from China that were going to cities in Texas.
School The vaccination mandate for school workers in New York City survived a court challenge Tuesday when hospitals across the state reported some disruptions in their services due to the need for the Covid-1 vaccine for healthcare workers.
সংখ্যা Today’s Number: According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 43 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and more than 705,000 deaths have been recorded in the United States. Worldwide total: more than 235 million cases and 4.8 million deaths. According to the CDC, more than 215 million Americans – 65% of the population – have been fully vaccinated.
3What we read: For more than a year, the epidemic has forced parents to do full-time childcare and housework in addition to their regular jobs. Although most of this extra workload falls on women, an unprecedented number of men spend more time at home than ever before, sometimes caring for full-time children because they have lost their jobs or earned less than their partners. Read more here.
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Fedes says Arizona violates program rules to discourage Kovid Mandate
Governor Doug Dussie’s program, which rewards school districts for not issuing orders related to Covid-1, violates federal rules, and U.S. Treasury officials warned Tuesday that they could get federal stimulus dollars back if the state does not change.
Prior to receiving an initial 2 billion payment from the Arizona American Rescue Plan, the state agreed to comply with spending conditions that included “financial effects arising from the Covid-1 public health emergency, including support for efforts to stop the spread of the virus,” the Treasury Department said in a statement. -In-command wrote in a letter to Ducie on Tuesday.
But the two programs announced by Dusi in August “harm the evidence-based efforts” to stop the coronavirus and “not allow the use of money”, the letter said. At least 3 173 million was allocated for these programs.
Federal Treasury officials gave Ducie 30 days to “recover from the problems” with that program. Arizona may have to pay federal dollars as punishment for failing to do so, according to a Treasury letter signed by Deputy Secretary Advale “Wally” O. Adimemo.
– Stacey Barchanger, Republic of Arizona
The NBA star says he was ‘forced’ to be vaccinated or not to play
Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins, who became the face of vaccine resistance in the sports world, explained why he received the Covid-1 vaccine, saying he felt “forced” to take the shot.
Wiggins was reluctant to take the shot and risked confiscating half of his .5 31.5 million salary for the 2021-22 season if he didn’t.
The city of San Francisco, where the Warriors play their home game, instructs that anyone over the age of 12 must be vaccinated to participate in an indoor event. At the Chase Center, Golden State players will need ticker proof to enter the building.
“The only option was to get vaccinated or not play in the NBA,” Wiggins said Monday. “It was a difficult decision. Hopefully, it will work in the long run and in 10 years I am still healthy.”
Wiggins said he shot Johnson & Johnson, adding that he was the only person in his family who had been vaccinated.
– Scooby Action
New Jersey’s largest health care system says 99% have been vaccinated at least partially
New Jersey’s largest healthcare system, Hackensack Meridian Health, said Tuesday that more than 99% of its 36,000 employees are now fully vaccinated or have received their first two shots for Covid-1 for.
The largest example so far of the effectiveness of employer vaccine requirements in New Jersey, it represents a 28% increase since employees were notified of the requirements in July. An additional 10,080 people have been vaccinated at least partially.
Hackensack Meridian provides services to 17 hospitals, 12 nursing homes, three supportive living facilities and hundreds of other sites from Bergen to Atlantic County. From the doorman to the heart surgeon, every day from the staff to the fulltime staff, everyone had to comply with the vaccine requirements.
A shot was required on 1 October, and a full vaccination deadline of 15 November.
– Lindy Washburn, The Bergen Record