More than 100,000 patients have been hospitalized due to the novel Corona virus In the United States for the first time since the eruption began in early 2020. The severe milestone comes as health officials warn that vacation travel and locking are linked to fatigue.
The number has been steadily rising since the end of October – slightly lower than on November 27, but rising to about 60,000 in just a few weeks indicates the highest spike the country has ever seen, according to data collected by The Govt.
It hopes to release a corona virus vaccine, but the FDA is not scheduled to meet until December 10 to discuss Pfizer’s application for emergency use authorization. The meeting to decide on Moderna’s application will take place a week later.
Still, the country’s leading epidemiologist, Dr. Anthony Fassi, has warned that this vaccine will not be the end result of the epidemic. He called for increased public health measures in an effort to prevent the vaccine from spreading before it is approved.
He noted that it is not clear what impact the vaccine will have on the spread of the virus, as candidates have been evaluated to see if it can prevent clinically overt or severe disease among vaccinated individuals.
“The problem is, you’re not going to completely protect yourself from infections that you shouldn’t care about – you could spread them to others,” Fassi said. A virtual discussion with The Hastings Center. “The reason you may have heard you say in the media for the past two weeks is that being vaccinated with the most effective vaccine does not mean that you are going to abandon public health measures altogether.”
Across the country, health systems have warned of approaching or reaching full capacity due to the corona virus novel, The Mayo Clinic went so far Like setting up emergency room beds in an ambulance garage. Rhode Island has opened a field hospital in Cranston, New York, beyond the limits of the Governor of North Texas, while residents elsewhere are checking for another lock.
Gavin Newsome of the State of California said during an online conference on November 30th. “If the trend continues, we will have to take dramatic, arguably drastic, action.”