CDC: Rate of COVID-19 hospitalization rising in adolescents, teens – UPI.com

Among hospitalized adolescents, nearly one-third required intensive care unit admissions and 5% required invasive mechanical ventilation. Of the hospitalized adolescents and teens, nearly 30% had no underlying conditions. “Much of this suffering can be prevented,” Walensky said, noting that adolescents and teens older than age 12 are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Source: CDC: Rate of COVID-19 hospitalization rising in adolescents, teens – UPI.com