The Biden administration is sending medical teams to Michigan, which is at the forefront of the latest U.S. surge, accounting for around one-in-10 new cases.
Infections shot up by two-thirds last week and hospitalizations increased by nearly 50% over the past two weeks. Just 54% of Michigan residents are fully vaccinated, lower than the national average of 59%; unvaccinated people represent the vast majority of deaths and severe cases.
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