Unvaccinated kids bore brunt of omicron wave, CDC report says

  • A boy watches as a nurse administers his pediatric dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, at a L.A. Care Health Plan vaccination clinic at Los Angeles Mission College in the Sylmar neighborhood in Los Angeles on Jan. 19. (Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Almost 90% of U.S. children hospitalized for COVID-19 during the omicron wave this winter were unvaccinated, according to a government study.