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COVID-19 Bulletin (12/21/21)

Moderna booster shows promising omicron results. 56 percent of Texas is vaccinated.
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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 568 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths on Tuesday.


Moderna has announced that their booster is effective against the omicron variant, the Dallas Morning News reports. The data hasn’t undergone scientific review, but showed that a normal booster shot provided 37 times the immunity against COVID-19.


As the holiday season approaches, 56 percent of Texas is fully vaccinated, the Texas Tribune reports. But the number of hospitals reporting full ICU units is going up as well.


The latest UT Southwestern analysis shows that new COVID-19 cases will slowly increase if our behaviors remain the same over the holiday season, WFAA reports. Hospitalizations are already on the rise in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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