CDC: COVID-19 cases on the rise – fueled by virus variants and young adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says COVID-19-related deaths in the U.S. are dropping, but confirmed cases and hospitalizations are on the rise.
That includes people in the 18-25 age group.
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Before the end of the month, all 50 states are expected to make COVID-19 shots available to everyone at least 16 years old.
Pfizer is asking the FDA to expand the use of its vaccine for children between 12-15 years old.
If the FDA approves the emergency use authorization, it would be the only one authorized for children that young.