"I think we're in for at least another year in this country of waves and surges of COVID," Dr. Celine Gounder said.
On Saturday, city officials said at least 4,058 people tested positive for COVID-19, marking the highest its been since the pandemic first began.
The CDC reports more than 610,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic.
"The safety and well-being of our employees during the pandemic has been and continues to be a top priority," the company said.
"This is really becoming, as we've said before, a disease of the unvaccinated, and it's affecting the pregnant women, her fetus, her newborn, her family at home," Dr. Jane Martin said.
"Any other governor that took a stronger mitigation measure, they broke their oath to the Constitution," Noem said. "Every governor that closed a business could be sued for the taking of that business."
"I keep saying we're climbing the ladder in terms of more and more mandates, tougher and tougher measures to make sure that people are vaccinated," de Blasio said.
The Employee Rights and Freedom Act would allow employees to be exempt from mandates if they have a "firmly held belief" against any medical procedure.
"Some of these patients are at a higher risk of pre-term delivery, among other pregnancy complications, when they have COVID in pregnancy," Dr. Jane Martin said.
None were traveling together and only one adult experienced mild symptoms of the virus while the others did not.
"He is only 39. Our babies now don't have a dad. You can't say, 'I am young, and it won't affect me,' because it will," the man's fiancée said.
The Republican governor said "the path forward relies on personal responsibility rather than government mandates."
Medical health professionals are calling for state-wide mandates for masks to be worn in schools as COVID cases surge.
"The new Executive Order emphasizes that the path forward relies on personal responsibility rather than government mandates," Abbott said in a statement.
The rideshare company plans on returning employees to offices in October, but they must be fully vaccinated.
"Not only do we have a poor vaccination rate, we have people who before COVID had worse underlying health conditions, and so those two things are truly a recipe for disaster," Ochsner Health's Dr. Sandra Kemmerly told Newsweek
"We will continue to do what is necessary to keep D.C. safe," Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said.
"What's extraordinary is the speed at which we are currently seeing new cases. The slope is pretty steep, and we haven't seen the end of it," said Dr. Vincent Hsu.
"We were in a low-risk situation. It wasn't like I was a front-line worker somewhere seeing hundreds of people a day," the man said.
The president was expected to unveil his latest plans for increasing vaccination rates during a public address.
"So what it really comes down to is the NFL wanted to put a policy in place to try to shame unvaccinated players publicly about their status," Tretter said.
Though few employers have said they plan to implement vaccination requirements, some of the largest corporations already have policies in place.
"It is really the most significant numbers that we have ever seen thus far in the pandemic," Dr. Vincent Hsu told Newsweek about Florida's COVID-19 surge.
"I don't ever want to have to do this again," Billie Barker said. "if that means getting a vaccination to prevent something like this, that's what I'll do."
The Delta variant has caused more breakthrough cases in vaccinated people than other strains. Experts told Newsweek what this means for future mutations that may be even more contagious.
In most cases, employees have little recourse if they don't want to get vaccinated against COVID-19 but their employer requires them to.
The drugmaker is seeking a Biologics License Application from the FDA; this would allow its COVID-19 vaccine to be introduced in general use.
The problems in production have cause Johnson & Johnson to import millions of vaccines from its factory in the Netherlands and miss supply commitments.
Tucker Carlson repeated the inflammatory remark during segments about vaccine efficacy and the CDC's guidance around the wearing of masks.