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Teen COVID Rates Are On The Rise And How To Combat Vaccine Hesitancy

We delve into the latest developments with COVID origins, variants, and vaccine mandates.

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First, ICU hospitalizations for teens between the ages of 12-17 with COVID-19 are on the rise, according to the CDC. One out of three young COVID patients will require hospitalization. What can parents do to reduce exposure and ensure their children are protected against the virus.

Do you want to get the vaccine, but are still hesitant for some reason? We help clear up any misinformation about vaccines that may be preventing you from getting your shot.

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