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US COVID-19 cases climb steadily all week

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Today in a White House news briefing, public health officials spotlighted the COVID-19 surges appearing across the country and reiterated the urgency for people to get vaccinated.Not only has the moving 7-day average of new daily cases increased every day this week, but Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, said that 10% of US counties were recently reclassified as "high transmission risk" areas and 7% moved into the "substantial risk" category.

Many of these areas, she added, corresponded with low vaccination rates."There is a clear message that is coming through. This is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated," Walensky said.White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients, Surgeon

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