Sterman Young and his wife Virgie have been married for more than 80 years. The couple from Post, Texas both were diagnosed with COVID-19 and have been separated since. After many days apart, they were reunited thanks to the team at Covenant Health.
Despite signs omicron causes milder disease on average, the unprecedented level of infection spreading through the country, with cases still soaring in many states, means many vulnerable people will become severely sick.
So far, the Marine Corps has received 3,350 requests for religious exemptions to the mandatory vaccine as of Thursday, and denied 3,212. No information about the two specific approvals was provided, due to privacy reasons.
Chicago teachers backed an agreement dictating COVID-19 safety protocols in the nation’s third-largest school district Wednesday, after classes were canceled for five days due to a standoff over remote learning and virus testing.