Of teens with COVID-19 who end up in ICUs, almost all are unvaccinated: research

1/13/2022 7:02:00 PM

Of teens with COVID-19 who end up in ICUs, almost all are unvaccinated: research

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Of teens with COVID-19 who end up in ICUs, almost all are unvaccinated: research

Researchers found that 96% of the adolescents hospitalized with COVID-19 and 99% of those who received life support had not been fully vaccinated.

Almost all teenagers who needed intensive care forCOVID-19were unvaccinated in a study that bolsters the use of the Pfizer Inc.-BioNTech SE shot in youths.The vaccine prevented 98% of ICU visits and 94% of COVID-related hospitalizations in the real-world study of more than 1,000 adolescents ages 12 to 18 in 23 states published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

While adolescents can develop severe COVID-19 complications, it’s relatively rare that they do, making it harder to study vaccine efficacy than among older adults, and leading to some controversy about the use of the shots in younger people. For example, the trial data Pfizer submitted for authorization of its shot for 12- to 15-year-olds didn’t include enough cases to assess efficacy in preventing severe COVID-19.

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By Robert Langreth, Bloomberg News (TNS) Almost all teenagers who needed intensive care for COVID-19 were unvaccinated in a study that bolsters the use of the Pfizer Inc.Pennsylvania News HARRISBURG, Pa.The U.COVID-19 patients.

-BioNTech SE shot in youths. The vaccine prevented 98% of ICU visits and 94% of COVID-related hospitalizations in the real-world study of more than 1,000 adolescents ages 12 to 18 in 23 states published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Tom Wolf on Tuesday brushed aside questions about whether he will issue more orders for shutdowns as cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 spread quickly and fill Pennsylvania’s hospitals with unvaccinated patients. While adolescents can develop severe COVID-19 complications, it’s relatively rare that they do, making it harder to study vaccine efficacy than among older adults, and leading to some controversy about the use of the shots in younger people. The omicron variant is sweeping across the nation, prompting long lines at COVID testing sites. For example, the trial data Pfizer submitted for authorization of its shot for 12- to 15-year-olds didn’t include enough cases to assess efficacy in preventing severe COVID-19. “The vaccine is our strategy and people need to get the vaccine,” Wolf said. The research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a network of 31 hospitals is one of the most detailed yet showing that vaccines can prevent severe COVID-19 complications in teenagers. Ngozi Ezike said hospitalizations have reach a record level.

The results show that “nearly all hospitalizations and deaths in this population could have been prevented by vaccination,” Vanderbilt University Medical Center pediatrics professor Kathryn Edwards wrote in an editorial accompanying the study. Hospitals and nursing homes hit by severe staffing shortages have been sounding the alarm as largely unvaccinated COVID-19 patients fill hospital beds.S. The study compared 445 adolescents hospitalized with COVID-19 with a control group of 777 admitted for other reasons, including those with COVID-like symptoms who tested negative. It ran from July 1, 2021 through Oct. READ MORE: More Than 100 North Philadelphia Residents Without Power After Vehicle Crashes Into Pole, Causes Fire At the start of the pandemic in spring 2020, Wolf ordered schools to shut down for in-person instruction, issued a broad stay-at-home order, closed businesses deemed “non-life-sustaining” and ordered masks to be worn indoors and in public where social-distancing was impossible. 25, 2021, when the Pfizer shot was widely available for adolescents and the delta strain was dominant. Still, many people are now getting infected with the more transmissible variant. Most of the kids hospitalized with COVID-19 in the study were in the South, where the delta wave first hit the U. Voters handed more authority over emergency disaster declarations to lawmakers and the state Supreme Court ended Wolf’s masking order in schools and child care centers, saying it lacked legal justification after the Republican-controlled Legislature voted in June to terminate Wolf’s COVID-19 emergency disaster declaration. Not in the winter of 2020," Ezike said.

S. Overall, the researchers found that 96% of the adolescents hospitalized with COVID-19 and 99% of those who received life support had not been fully vaccinated. All rights reserved. Lee is a professor at the City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. All seven patients who died of COVID-19 and all of the 13 patients who received a last-ditch treatment called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation were unvaccinated, according to the findings. Some 74% of the adolescents hospitalized with COVID-19 in the study had at least one underlying condition, such as obesity. More: . Lee said.