Even though the delta variant is much more contagious than previous variants, the COVID-19 vaccines are preventing hospitalizations and death.
In Nebraska, 95% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are not fully vaccinated. Similarly, 93% of all COVID-19 cases in Nebraska are not fully vaccinated.
Learn more about the latest COVID-19 developments:
- Watch an animation showing how the delta variant is different
- Read how the delta variant is hitting younger patients, written by Nebraska Medicine ICU doctor Daniel Johnson, MD
- Find out why everyone – vaccinated or not – should mask in public places