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Health experts have warning for unvaccinated, partially vaccinated people on Fourth of July holiday weekend

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Health experts have warning for unvaccinated, partially vaccinated people on Fourth of July holiday weekend
Health experts have warning for unvaccinated, partially vaccinated people on Fourth of July holiday weekend

President Joe Biden says he’s concerned lives will be unnecessarily lost to COVID-19 as unvaccinated people contract and transmit the coronavirus over the Fourth of July holiday.

AMERICA IS ON THE MOVE THISFRTOUHOF JULY WEEKEND."I'VE BEEN IN SEVERALFFDIERENT AIRPORTS OVER THE LASTOVER THE LAST WEEK ORSO, AND ATLANTA IS NUTS."AIRPORTS INCLUDINGATLANTA, WASHINGTON, D-C, ANDSEATTLE ARE TEEMING WITHTRAVELERS AHEAD OF AMERICA'S245TH BIRTHDAY.''I'VE NEVER SEEN IT LIKE THISBEFORE.EVER.BEEN TRAVELING ALL MYLIFE.'' WITH MANY COVID- 19RESTRICTIONSIN THE REAR-VIEW MIRROR,TRIPLE-APREDICTS MORE THAN 47 MILLIONAMERICANS WILL TRAVETHL ISHOLIDAY WEEKEND...THAT ULDCOMAKE IT THE SECOND HIGHESTINDEPENDENCE Y DAVOLUME ONRECORD."WE JUST NEEDED TO GET AWAY"THIS NEW JERSEY COUPLE ISTAKINGTHE GRANDKIDS TO THE BEACH."WE HAVE BEEN LOCKED DOWN FORA LONG TIME, SO WE ARE GETTINGREALLY EXCITED TO DO A LOT OFFUNSTUFF." "THERE'S PENT UP DEMANDTOCELEBRATE TOGETHER INPERSON...BUT AS OFFICIALS HEREINWASHINGTON PREPARE FOR A FLOODOF VISITORS, THEY'REURGING THOSE WHO AREUNVACCINATED TO MASK UP."THIS COMES AS HEALTH EXPERTSCONTINUE TO SOUND THE ALARMON THE MORE TRANSMISSABLE DELTACOVID-19 VARIANT..WHICHNOW ACCOUNTS FOR A QUARTER OFNEW CASES NATIONWIED --ACCORDING TO THE C-D-C.DOCTOR WILLIAM SCHAFFNER IS APROFESSOR OF INFECTIOUS DISEASESAT VANDERBILTUNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER.''90 PERCENT PLUS OF THEPATIENTSWHO ARE COMING INTO OUR HOSPITALWITH COVID AREIT EHERUNVACCINTAED OR ONLY PARTIALLYVACCINATED.'' THE DOCTOR SAYSTHE MAJORITY OFTHOSE PATIENTS ARE YOUNGER ORMIDDLE AGED.AND HE SAYS IF YOU'RE GOING TOGATHER IN CROWDS THIS WEEKEND,TRY TO MAKE SUREPEOPLE AROUND YOU AREVACCINATED.NATALIE BRAND, CBS NEWS,WASHINGTON.

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