News & Analysis of Economic, Racial, Gender Justice and More

FEATURING JAMIE HARTMANN-BOYCE - Covid-19 cases in the UK are rising, largely due to the Delta variant of the virus that is much more transmissible. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is aggressively pursuing a reopening of the nation which many worry is contributing to the rise in cases. Worryingly a large portion of those who have been infected and hospitalized have received two doses of a Covid vaccine.

Here in the U.S. the New York Times reports that, “As of Sunday, the country was seeing 52,000 new cases daily, on average, a 170 percent increase over the previous two weeks. Hospitalization and death rates are increasing, too, although not as quickly.” Meanwhile a former CDC director told CNN that, “It's likely, if our trajectory is similar to that in the United Kingdom, that we could see as many as 200,000 cases a day.” He added, “You will see a steady increase in deaths, and these are preventable deaths.”

Read her article here: https://theconversation.com/covid-the-reason-cases-are-rising-among-the-double-vaccinated-its-not-because-vaccines-arent-working-164797.

This post is for subscribers only

Sign up now to read the post and get access to the full library of posts for subscribers only.

Sign up now Already have an account? Sign in
You’ve successfully subscribed to Rising Up With Sonali
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.