Two Hundred and Seventy-Fourth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary
the masked teacher's dry cough
classroom silence deepens
Added: Two Hundred and Seventy-Fifth Entry
the masked husband answers
FYI: CDC director says U.S. Covid deaths among pregnant women peaked in August, Robert Towey, CNBC, September 30
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Thursday that Covid-19 deaths among pregnant women reached a record high of 21 in August, urging expectant mothers to get vaccinated against the virus.
Just 31% of pregnant women nationwide are vaccinated, even though pregnant women with Covid are likelier to experience dangerous symptoms that jeopardize their infants’ health, she said. Walensky’s comments came just a day after the CDC announced a health advisory for pregnant women to get vaccinated to reduce the risk of contracting a severe case of Covid.
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