These communities remain at high risk for dangerous Covid-19 variants rapidly increasing in US, expert warns
June 17, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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The country continued this week on a path to reopening from the Covid-19 pandemic, with major population centers such as New York and California pulling back on restrictions following increased vaccinations and lowered infections.
Recent studies demonstrated the effectiveness of vaccines against variants such as Delta, with many in the health community urging to Americans that the best way to defend against Covid-19 is preemptive vaccination and immunization.
Nearly a quarter of Covid-19 patients, 23. 2%, had at least one post-Covid condition 30 or more days after their initial diagnosis, according to the study posted on Tuesday.
Half of patients who were hospitalized with Covid-19 had a post-Covid condition 30 days or more after their initial diagnosis, as did 27. 5% of those who had symptoms but were not hospitalized and 19% who were asymptomatic.
While a risk of heart inflammation following vaccination for younger individuals is being examined by federal health officials, prompting discussions during a recent FDA committee meeting over how to prepare for vaccinating for children under the age of 12, another study found that such symptoms resolved themselves within days.