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CDC Alerts Americans to Precipitous Rise in COVID-19
The latest United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 tracker notes that the level of COVID-19 transmission is “medium” or “high” in more than 75% of US counties. The number of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths has been increasing since June, and is related to the easy transmissibility of the Omicron BA.5 variant. The agency is urging Americans who have not received a booster—more than 65%—to get one now. Click here to read more.