COVID stalks Florida teens in crowded school hallways, packed lunchrooms. Those cases fuel the surging virus

Lauren, a South Florida 17-year-old, for example, is vaccinated. However, she mingled with unvaccinated teens at the restaurant where she works. A week ago, she woke up with a sore throat, but didn’t think much of it and went to school. The next day, she had a fever, congestion and extreme fatigue. She learned most of her co-workers had COVID and went to get tested.