COVID-19: How can the US contain the current rate of infection

This video includes several stories about the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, particularly during the spread of the Delta variant. Topics covered include booster shots, over-crowded hospitals, and vaccine hesitancy, among others.

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Masking, PPE & Infection Control

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Vaccination is one of public health’s most successful tools for preventing and controlling the spread of infectious diseases and, increasingly, cancers and chronic diseases too. Immunization is an effective and cost-efficient strategy that prevents sickness and death in all age groups and saves billions of dollars each year. The COVID-19 epidemic and recent outbreaks of measles and other preventable infectious diseases underscore the importance of vaccines and sustaining high vaccination rates. Work is needed to ensure that people of all ages receive a complete series of the vaccines they need.

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