Kansas Mission (AP)
COVID-19 killed more than 800,000 people in the United States on Tuesday. This was once unimaginable as more than 200,000 people died after the vaccine was actually made available last spring.
The death toll, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is similar to the combined Atlanta and St. Louis populations, or the combined Minneapolis and Cleveland populations. This is roughly the same as the number of Americans who die from heart disease or stroke each year.
The United States has the most reported tolls of any country. The United States accounts for about 4% of the world’s population, but has accounted for about 15% of the 5.3 million known deaths from the coronavirus since its outbreak in China two years ago.
The number of actual deaths in the United States and around the world is believed to be much higher due to unseen and hidden incidents.
A carefully monitored forecast model from the University of Washington has predicted a total of more than 880,000 deaths in the United States as of March 1.
The many deaths in the United States were particularly painful, as the vaccines issued to all adults could have been prevented by mid-December a year earlier by health professionals and by mid-April this year. I mourn it.
About 200 million Americans have been fully vaccinated, accounting for more than 60% of the population. Scientists say that it is not necessary to control the virus.
Dr. Chris Baylor, an epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, said: “And that’s because they’re not immune. And you know god, it’s a terrible tragedy.”
When the vaccine was first deployed, the country’s death toll was around 300,000. It reached 600,000 in mid-June and 700,000 on 1 October.
The United States has arrived in the first half of 2021 and is up to date with an increase in the number of cases and hospitalizations, with an increase due to a highly contagious delta variant that now describes almost all infectious diseases. The limit value has been exceeded. Scientists do not know how dangerous it is, but the Omicron variant is now gaining a foothold in the country.
Bearer recalled that in March or April 2020, one of the worst-case scenarios predicted more than 240,000 Americans to die.
“And I saw that number, and I thought it was unbelievable – 240,000 Americans died?” he said. “And now we are more than three times that number.” “And I think it’s no exaggeration to say that we are not out of the woods yet,” he said.
Caroline Barnett prepares for her first Christmas without her son Chris, a beloved high school football coach who has drawn hundreds of spectators to an outdoor memorial service.
A 34-year-old father of four illiterate died in September as a result of COVID-19 after spending nearly two weeks on mechanical ventilation. His loss left a huge hole for his mother, widow and family as the holiday drew to a close.
She wondered how she could take holiday photos without Chris. What would Christmas football look like if he didn’t provide commentary? How could they play a trivia quiz game on Christmas Eve without beating everyone up with their movie expertise?
The United States is on the verge of yet another gloomy pandemic milestone – 800,000 dead. A year of great hopes for a vaccine is a sad coder, but it also saddens the many grieving families trying to get out of the holiday season.
Because of the Christmas card picture, the Burnett family eventually decided to hold a football presented as a memorial by the Kansas City Chiefs to represent Chris. Carolyn Barnett even set up a special shelf for the holidays, filling it with portraits of her son in chief quarterback, his bronze baby shoes, candles, poetry, and Patrick Mahomes’ jewelry.
But this year nothing is looking right.
“These feelings come and go very quickly,” she said. “You see something. You hear something. His favorite food. You listen to the song. These are all little things. And the bum.”
The year began with nearly 350,000 deaths from COVID-19 in the United States. During this time, the United States was in the grip of a winter boom, and patients were waiting in beds in the corridors of the emergency room.
However, with the recent launch of vaccines, sports stadiums and trade fairs increasingly turned into mass vaccination venues. The number of cases started decreasing. By spring, almost all schools had reopened and the community had withdrawn orders for masks. TV newscasters have started talking loudly about the post-pandemic world. President Joe Biden has declared July 4 as Independence Day as a celebration of the people’s freedom from the virus.
It didn’t last long. The delta was as damaging as vaccination rates stoked in a wave of false information, ravaging areas of poor immunity in the Midwest and South. The hospital brought back a mobile morgue and opened a notebook to attract enough nurses to care for the sick.
“People don’t know anything,” said Debbie Ives, a lab worker fed up with death row when she collected cotton swabs from a crowd of patients at Oakdale Community Hospital in Louisiana. “Dhatre’s. They look at it, see, they don’t know what to look for.”
In Kansas, Caroline Barnett asked her son, who was nicknamed Coach Cheese, to get vaccinated because he loves cheeseburgers.
“He was … a member of a group that didn’t trust it,” she paused and sighed. “They didn’t want to be guinea pigs. They didn’t want to experiment.”
He probably thought he was soft. When his father had his first COVID-19 shoot in August, Chris, a diabetic patient, asked his mother to discuss it with his doctor. However, after that, one of Chris’s children became infected by the sleeping in his family, and soon everyone became ill.
He sent her a text message saying, “Honey, God got you.” Her last text to him said: “Mom, I feel her.” He died on 11 September.
School administrators tweeted their heartfelt condolences and praised her passion for teaching running back at Olathe East High School. The tearful athlete paid tribute in a television interview. Kansas City Glory, an all-female soccer team led by Burnett, asked fans to contribute to a GoFundMe fundraiser to help their kids. And he won the Inspiration Award at a ceremony that recognizes the best high school athletes in the region.
“He had enough support to be considered a celebrity,” his mother recalled.
Now, at the end of the year, the Delta version has sparked another wave of hospitalizations, court battles over vaccine obligations, and new questions swirl about the new Omicron version.
Steve Grove has looked at the rate of coronavirus deaths in his role as a minister at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Recently, the relatives of a dying patient gathered in a conference room. When the other relatives were watching the zoom, they were taken one by one to the patient’s bedside.
“It’s a huge pain in the buttocks, the connection is bad, and it’s weird,” he admitted. “This is what I’m going to tell COVID:” Please raise yours. “A Zoom call has come. That’s all. At least that is what is happening today. You’re going to do what you’re trying to do and you’re going to kill this person. You can do that COVID. But that’s what we’re trying to do today. And when it’s done, I’ll hug them.
“The other way is to just give up. I think most of the people in this building believe too much in humanity,” he said.
“I didn’t have to, so I could be annoyed with unvaccinated patients,” he admitted. And now perhaps there is some confusion that has been avoided. ,
He said, ‘I accept it. “And I know I’m not proud of it, and I swallow it, and then I as a person whose compassion reminds me that it’s still someone dear to whom I miss it. Still dead and it still stings.”
Dr. Lettershaperkins of Georgetown University Student Health is preparing to land a job in January at a clinic that helps under-served residents in the area. She said she was black and was forced to make changes after seeing the virus ravaging her family.
He lost his great uncle, aunt and cousin to COVID-19 and it is suspected that the virus was involved in the death of his grandfather. After the first shooting in December last year, he hit the family, but when the whole family was not yet eligible, he spent a sleepless night watching the child breathe and not hospitalised. I took my husband to the hospital. She never got sick and owes her vaccine. Later her husband was also shot.
Yet, angered by him, only three of his six siblings are vaccinated. She said some of the hesitation was rooted in “the terrible things that happened to the black and brown bodies of this country in the name of medicine”. She tells them: “If you’re worried about rich whites who don’t care about you, they’re ready to get the vaccine.”
However, she could not contact some of her relatives. That’s why she hesitantly began speaking out, especially to African Americans in the DC area.
“I don’t want to go to the funeral anymore for my own sake, and I don’t want COVID to come back to my house,” she said.
The death toll from COVID in the United States reaches 800,000 a year after vaccination
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