Data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show there have been more than 128,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases among people who are pregnant, including more than 22,000 hospitalizations and 180 deaths since the pandemic began. Among these, there were 22 deaths in August alone. [Source]
The United States is approaching a tragic milestone: 750,000 American deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. As the toll has mounted, it has seemed harder for Americans to take stock of what these deaths mean.
Emily Robison was unvaccinated when she died of Covid-19, after fighting to survive for over a month. Just three weeks before her death, she had given birth to her and her husband, Eric Robison's, first child. CNN affiliate KHBS/KHOG reports on what one nurse did to lend a helping hand to the new father.