Health Care Systems In Peril As Covid Fills Hospital Beds 1

Health Care Systems In Peril As Covid Fills Hospital Beds

 

With the Covid delta variant tearing through southern states like Florida and Louisiana, government and health officials are sounding the alarm that hospitals are at capacity in a crisis that could have been avoided with wider adoption of Covid vaccines.
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75 comments

    1. @Just Say’n it can’t be ended. A lot of people.dont realise we still have an empire. Just our empire consists of tax heafens use day the amsrican rich ro avoid paying rates. He who controls the money controls the world 🙂

    2. @Just Say’n it means that if the usa had to sacrifice itself to save the uk it would, because we have most of the the us billionaires money without us they would lose access to it. And you know tbh us values money more than anything:)

    3. Why would you think there are high spikes just because you seen it on the news? There is no threat and its all a scare tactic to keep you in fear so you get the faucci ouchie. Its amazing how many people fall for this fear mongering… NEVER do anything out of fear, think.

    4. oh you mean like Australia has been doing all pandemic & why life has been effectively normal? Sydney/NSW is currently acting like Florida, failing to control covid, so all borders to other states are closed & no-one’s allowed out of NSW without spending 14 days in government run quarantine. Same happened in Melbourne last year, so that the rest of the country could continue life as normal & before anyone starts trying to claim that won’t work in America, note that the Sydney/Melbourne flight route is the world’s second busiest & it’s been shut down as part of this for over 6 months! Not a single flight route in America is on the world’s top 50 busiest! There are concrete barriers running down the middle of roads in major towns located on the border between NSW & Qld, cause NSW refuses to support the closing the border so as to allow the barricades to be errected just inside their state to keep the town unified! Qld is converting road blocks to permanent concrete structures cause they don’t believe NSW will ever control this!

      There is no reason at all that Florida can’t be isolated from the rest of America until they agree to manage covid. Same for any other state that does the same!

    5. @Me Here the idea that you can control and manipulate it is the problem… its a virus, like the flu, no containing it,, cats out of the bag, just deal with it and move on… its nowhere near as dangerous as the media says,, they are paid to instill fear in you so that people make billions off you. I dont believe anything the news says ANYTHING. All propaganda fear mongering. How do I know these are not paid actors? Media has lost all credibility. ALL>

    1. @J K May things get better soon.

      High inoculation rates help, but there are other factors. One is population density. Florida has a little higher rate of vaccination than South Dakota, but SD is way better off because of low population density. Cities, especially if people use public transportation, need higher rates of vaccination. So, Florida needs to bear down on vaccines because an incredible number of people live there

    2. @SeanPat1001 where I live we got insane population density as well and here the vaccination rates helped a lot. As mentioned, the group that got infected mostly here was the group that wasn’t vaccinated yet.

    3. More people don’t want to wear face mask & obey physical distancing, than those who follow health protocol.

    1. When Novia Scotians are smarter than Florida man/woman/Texans…Yikes… (sorry, no offense to any Canadians)

    1. They’re probably making money off of their healthcare investments. More patients = more money.

    1. Wonder why the leftist girls aren’t very critical of the black American population for having the lowest vaccination percentages among ALL demographics

    2. @YouTube Censorship Sux here is a teaching moment. Look up the Tuskegee airmen experiments. Education is a good thing regardless of what your party thinks.

    3. @YouTube Censorship Sux perhaps rightest boy should go seek criticism on that in a video covering “the black American population for having the lowest vaccination percentages”. this video covers something else 😛

    4. @YouTube Censorship Sux FACT republucsn counties accross Americsn have almost twice the infections per capita compared to democrat counties
      Because freedumb is more important than saving lives

    1. @Jeremy Backup At least, he’ll have something named after him. Not a life-saving vaccine but a deadly virus. He deserves it, doesn’t he?

    2. Who’s fault is it that pushed the drug on these people? More than 4,100 people have been hospitalized or passed away with Covid-19 in the U.S. even though they’ve been fully vaccinated, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So, regardless if you are vaccinated or not people are still passing away!

    3. @Colorado IsME How about giving the complete information, instead of the truncated part you are only interested in (so misinformation or disinformation)?

      “More than 4,100 people have been hospitalized or died with Covid-19 in the U.S. even though they’ve been fully vaccinated, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

      So far, at least 750 fully vaccinated people have died after contracting Covid, but the CDC noted that 142 of those fatalities were asymptomatic or unrelated to Covid-19, according to data as of Monday that was released Friday.

      The CDC received 3,907 reports of people who have been hospitalized with breakthrough Covid infections, despite being fully vaccinated. Of those, more than 1,000 of those patients were asymptomatic or their hospitalizations weren’t related to Covid-19, the CDC said.
      “To be expected,” Dr. Paul Offit, a top advisor to the Food and Drug Administration on children’s vaccines told CNBC. “The vaccines aren’t 100% effective, even against severe disease. Very small percentage of the 600,000 deaths.”
      Breakthrough cases are Covid-19 infections that bypass vaccine protection. They are very rare and many are asymptomatic. The vaccines are highly effective but *don’t block every infection*. Pfizer and Moderna’s phase three clinical studies found that their two-dose regimens were 95% and 94% effective at blocking Covid-19, respectively, while Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine was found to be 66% effective in its studies. All three, however, have been found to be extremely effective in preventing people from getting *severely sick from Covid*.

      Most Americans have received at least one shot of the two currently authorized mRNA vaccines. The U.S. has administered 178.3 million shots and fully vaccinated 46% of its population.

      (…)

      “You are just as likely to be killed by a meteorite as die from Covid after a vaccine,” Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, an infectious disease expert at the University of California San Francisco, told CNBC. “In the big scheme of things, the vaccines are tremendously powerful.”

      *Most importantly, the CDC also insists on this:*

      COVID-19 vaccines are effective
      * Vaccine breakthrough cases occur in only a small percentage of vaccinated people. To date, no unexpected patterns have been identified in the case demographics or vaccine characteristics among people with reported vaccine breakthrough infections.
      * COVID-19 vaccines are effective. CDC recommends that everyone 12 years of age and older get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they can.
      * People who have been fully vaccinated can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic.

      Conclusion: take the vaccine ASAP, because 99% of people who end up in ICUs aren’t vaccinated. If you do take the vaccine, you’ll be a caring, considerate citizen who thinks about his fellow human beings and not a selfish person.

    4. @Colorado IsME really??? I bet you are saying half of the real story. And… damning deadly for a disease that you in the past said it has 99.95% survival rate.

  1. These people choose this. They will continue to choose this. Now, they’re choosing it for their children.

    1. I’ve seen several from Florida claim they’d rather die than admit DeSantiss is wrong. I kid you not.

    2. Well, having the garbage take itself out isn’t really a bad thing

    1. I purposely do not wash hands before eating, haven’t used hand sanitizer or covered breathing holes single time, will NEVER under any circumstances bow at alter of jabbo, why aren’t I dead? Why haven’t the scary, dangerous convid1984’s invaded my lungs? I’m so scared. Please comply. It’s for your safety

    2. @YouTube Censorship Sux yes NY has more deaths than FL because the had no vaccine zt ghe beggining of the pandemic but now FL Has higher infections per capita than NY because they refuse to get vaccinated , while the majority if NYorkers are vaccinated

    3. @Ron

      The point is that the leftist gossip channels do ALOT of damage control for their “side” and so does the audience by not questioning it

    4. @Sylvia Christi Pssst… … learn to listen to fake news better. They said people that did not take the shot. However, More than 4,100 people have been hospitalized or passed away with Covid-19 in the U.S. even though they’ve been fully vaccinated, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So, regardless if you are vaccinated or not people are still passing away!

  2. All the governors and other government officials who have railed against masks and vaccines should be charged with murders.

    1. @Julie Watch B. Shapiro reporting on this delta variant – we are past the peak,almost everywhere,with Fla. at their peak right now.
      You are getting your news from state media and you are listening to liberals who get dramatic and overly emotional about every single thing on the planet.
      It is tiresome.

    1. @Jeremy Purdue Keep telling yourself that while they intubate you. PCR test procedure is INHERENTLY quantitative. And they WERE calibrated with viruses from patients in JANUARY 2020. Facebook is not and never has been a source of truth.

    2. 4,100 plus people have been hospitalized or passed away with Covid-19 in the U.S. even though they’ve been fully vaccinated, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So, regardless if you are vaccinated or not people are still passing away!

    3. @Colorado IsME This is stupid. You should talk about percentage of deaths due to COVID for those who are vaccinated and the percentage of deaths among those who are not vaccinated. Just throwing out a raw number doesn’t mean sht.
      And I like how you say 4100 plus have been hospitalized or PASSED AWAY. Show us how many people passed away. What if there were 4099 people who were hospitalized and only 1 passed away?
      You’re either intentionally presenting data this way to mislead people into thinking that there’s no difference in death rate between vaccinated and vaccinated or you are too dmb to figure this out on your own.

  3. Desantis is politicking with people’s lives to advance his political career, if you care 1term only

  4. Healthcare professionals dont Under stand why men dont wear condoms also. There just certain groups of people who are risk takers. I would focus on vaccinating the children, dont waste time and resources on those who wont protect themselves and others.

  5. I am living in another part of the world where we could not get enough vaccine. I can’t believe people refuse to get vaccinated when it’s totally free for them.

    1. It’s worse than that. They don’t get vaccinated, they don’t wear masks, and they get angry at people who do wear masks.

    2. Same Dzung & what’s even worse is their waste of vaccines! They have them in all pharmacies, 6 shots per ample, only lasts 1 week in the fridge, so imagine how many vaccines they are throwing away every week! Imagine if we could get our hands on those vaccines before they expired!

    3. 1981 Book by Bilderberger Attalli on Elite Mindset– “The future will be about finding a way to reduce the population… Of course, we will not be able to execute people or build camps. We get rid of them by making them believe it is for their own good… We will find or cause something, a pandemic targeting certain people, a real economic crisis or not, a virus affecting the old, the weak, the fearful will succumb to it. The stupid will believe in it and ask to be treated… The selection of idiots will therefore be done by itself; they will go to the slaughterhouse alone.” Hmmm… makes me ponder where we are today.

    4. there is more than enough evidence available from credentialed authorities to warrant refusal to participate in this experiment.

  6. Didn’t the republicans say after the election you wouldn’t be hearing about covid anymore? Funny I guess the covid variants didn’t get the memo…

  7. Only if we knew that when Trump said “You will get tried of winning” he was talking about COVID. The party of “personal responsibility” needs to take some

  8. *Just a reminder:* CDC defines “covid hospitalization” as ANY hospitalization with a positive test result … including car crashes, etc. And FL is still jammed with summer tourists.

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