September 24, 2021

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Medical professionals get worried as COVID-19 hospitalizations go up, vaccinations lag

MUNCIE, Ind. — Even the most optimistic physicians are experience pessimistic about the toll COVID-19 could acquire on Hoosier communities in the coming weeks.

Hospitalizations are up. Healthcare staff are fatigued and discouraged. Possibilities for individuals to get vaccinated are raising, but a lot of of the unvaccinated are not having gain of them.

The most current surge of COVID is below.

“We assume it seems like this delta variant surge of in-people will final about 12 weeks, based on what other communities have found, and we are about 3 weeks into it,” reported Jeff Fowl, a longtime Muncie doctor and president of IU Wellbeing East Central Region.

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“We could have a remarkable effect (from the surge) if we get a massive cohort of individuals vaccinated in the next couple of weeks,” he included.