HealthONE
August 11, 2021

“The danger really is when the breathing becomes so difficult, they cannot breathe,” said Dr. Eric Lung, chief medical officer for Sky Ridge Medical Center.

Lung says they’re seeing an increase in patients over the past week and some have come from other states. Of the 15 patients noted on Tuesday, only one had the vaccine. Lung says in cases where someone is vaccinated, they could also have another underlying medical condition. The age in patients has moved to the 30s and 40s for adults from the 60s.

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