COVID hospitalizations rising among U.S. children as Omicron surges



The CDC on Wednesday explained its decision to cut its COVID-19 isolation guidelines in half from 10 days to five. The move has received heavy criticism, as the Omicron variant drives up new cases and hospitalizations among children. CBS News' Nikki Battiste reports from New York City. Then, Dr. Shikha Jain, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Illinois Chicago, joins CBSN's Elise Preston to discuss the latest developments. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/cbsnews​
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