May 21, 2024

Covid-19 Updates and Information

With the global pandemic being around for its third year it is finally dying down. The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly escalated since cases were first reported in China in December 2019. Corona virus 2019 (Covid 19) is a disease outbreak that broke out in china. Symptoms for this As of September 27, 2022, there have been 616 million cases and 6.54 million deaths. With a huge gap between cases and deaths, it has everyone wondering if the vaccine was of any help.

Many lives were lost during this pandemic but with a majority of the population vaccinated cases are decreasing. The vaccine with two doses was 24% effective against COVID-19-associated hospitalizations and increased to 52%-69% after a third dose or a “booster dose”. This outcome suggests that three doses of the vaccine may protect against the virus and severe outcomes.

Covid-19 is continuously killing hundreds of people every day equaling to more than 125,000 Covid deaths if they continue at this pace. Individuals of all ages are at risk for Covid 19 but the risk is much higher for people aged 60 years and older and especially for those with chronic medical conditions. Covid has already killed more than 6.54 million and is the third leading cause of death in 2021 following behind heart disease and cancer. The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is approaching as the World Health Organization said this week after reporting that deaths dropped to the lowest number since March 2020 with 2,275 new cases and a 7-day average of 1,105.

To get the vaccine you can go to your local pharmacy or contact your healthcare provider to get information about getting a Covid-19 vaccine. The government provides the Covid-19 vaccine free of charge to all people living in the United States. The vaccine is available to anyone 6 months of age or older and everyone ages 5 and over is eligible for the booster shot.

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Covid-19 has affected more than 1.6 billion students after education was disrupted in over 150 countries. Many students were forced to switch to remote learning to take precautions and this caused plenty of kids to fall behind in learning making online learning unsuccessful.

Symptoms may begin one to fourteen days after exposure to the virus. At least a third of people who are infected do not develop any noticeable symptoms. Possible symptoms are fatigue, trouble breathing chest discomfort, and cough.

Covid-19 is always changing, and new variants of the virus is occurring. In 2021, the Alpha variant emerged, as well as the Delta variant later that summer. In late 2021 and throughout early 2022, the Omicron variant trailed across the country and continues to go around through the United States.