US COVID-19 hospitalizations reach record highs as Delta variant spreads

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The United States used to be one of the leading countries inoculating citizens when COVID-19 vaccines were first available. But now amid stagnating vaccination rates, the country is once again facing record-high COVID-19 hospitalizations in several states as the highly transmissible Delta variant keeps surging.

There are nearly 100 million unvaccinated Americans, and they also consist of a majority of those hospitalized with the virus. As Jackson Proskow reports, the dangerous variant is already hitting them hard, leaving some deeply regretting their hesitancy.

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