To the Editor;
Our local hospitals have been forced to care for hospitalized patients in hallways and other unusual places for months now, due to the overwhelming number of COVID infected patients they have been seeing. And it is getting worse, rather than better.
Last week Northern Light Health (most of northern Maine’s health care providers and hospitals)
reported the ratio of unvaccinated to vaccinated hospital admissions due to COVID to be 3-to-1. The ratio for COVID-related ICU admissions and for COVID patients on ventilators was 10-to-1, showing clearly how well the vaccines work in keeping people from getting seriously ill from
Even former President Trump has changed his mind about the COVID vaccine and now advocates everyone to get vaccinated. At a recent rally, both he and former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly announced they are fully vaccinated and boosted.