With Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths declining across the country, some people are hopeful about a potential end to the delta surge. However, public health experts continue to encourage safety measures and vaccinations to mitigate another potential winter surge.
The number of people experiencing anxiety and depression rose significantly in late 2020, but those numbers started to drop as Covid-19 vaccines arrived in early 2021, according to a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from CDC.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday voted 11-2 to approve an ordinance that will require everyone age 12 and over to provide proof of full vaccination before entering many indoor venues, including bars, restaurants, and gyms. Here's what the rules require, and what exceptions they make for unvaccinated individuals.
In addition to treating an influx of Covid-19 patients, many hospitals are also struggling with increasing financial burdens due to plummeting revenue, higher labor costs, and reduced relief funds, Christopher Rowland reports for the Washington Post.