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2.5 Million Children Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As Of Jan. 14

1 month ago   |   By Scary Mommy

The hospitalization rate of children with COVID-19 has increased, too
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that since the beginning of the pandemic, about 2.5 million children have tested positive for COVID-19. In startling news, 211,000 new child COVID-19 cases were reported last week, the highest-ever weekly increase during the pandemic.
The organization tallied the numbers of reported COVID-19 cases tracked on the health department websites of 49 states, New York, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam. Kids represented 12.6 percent of all patients in states reporting incidents by age. Some...
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38 Capitol Police Officers Test Positive For Covid Since Riots

38 Capitol Police Officers Test Positive For Covid Since Riots

1 month ago   |   By Scary Mommy

The new cases mark the highest spike among the agency in months
Since the deadly Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 38 Capitol Police officers and about 150 National Guard members have tested positive for COVID-19, officials told CBS News. According to the New York Times , most of the Trump supporters who attacked the Capitol were not wearing masks , raising fears that the insurrection would become a super-spreader event that would not only expose law enforcement officers to the novel coronavirus, but also expose local residents.
“The union is very concerned and has been voicing its concerns with the...
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