Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections

A health care worker registers Mia Fontes, 15, for her second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Thursday at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday in a sign that the summer surge is getting the attention of vaccine-hesitant Americans as hospitals in the South are being overrun with patients.