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The U.S. sees rise in pediatric COVID patients as WHO warns of global ‘tsunami’ of cases

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The World Health Organization is warning of a global “tsunami” of COVID cases as the omicron surge builds on the delta wave.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting a significant surge in U.S. pediatric hospital admissions in the last week, particularly in Illinois, Ohio, Florida, New Jersey and New York.

NewsHour’s Amna Nawaz reports.