15 U.S. States See “High” or “Very High” Rates Of Respiratory Infections

by Tommy Grant

Fifteen states across the United States are now seeing “high” or “very high” rates of respiratory infections. The mainstream media has panicked the masses enough that people all over the country are going to the doctor for the mildest of cold symptoms.

People tend to be panicking about all respiratory diseases including flu, COVID, RSV, and the common cold. COVID-19 and flu hospitalizations appear to be trending upward while RSV hospitalizations appear to be to be stable, the data shows.

Weekly COVID-19 hospitalizations have reached levels not seen since the end of February with 22,513 recorded the week ending December 2nd. However, they remain lower than rates seen at the same time last year.

COVID-19 hospitalization rates are elevated for infants and young children and highest among senior citizens, meaning serious illness is mainly affecting the oldest and youngest Americans. COVID-19 deaths are currently stable, but experts have previously warned that because deaths are a lagging indicator, the number of fatalities due to the virus could rise over the next few weeks. -ABC News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is actively tracking a rising COVID variant known as JN.1, a descendant of the BA.2.86 omicron subvariant, according to an update posted by the federal agency on Friday.

CDC projects that the variant JN.1 comprises an estimated 15–29% of in the United States as of December 8, 2023. More information about these projections, including why JN.1 is appearing on the Nowcast separately for the first time, is available in the section below.

CDC projects that JN.1 will continue to increase as a proportion of SARS-CoV-2 genomic sequences. It is currently the fastest-growing variant in the United States. –CDC.gov

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Variant JN.1 makes up an estimated 21% of COVID cases. While some scientists believe it may be more transmissible due to its continued growth, there is currently no evidence it is more severe than previous variants.

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