Coverage of COVID-19.
The move to end the national emergency and public health emergency declarations would formally restructure the federal coronavirus response to treat the virus as an endemic threat to public health.
U.S. health officials want to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like the annual flu shot.
The third pandemic winter is nowhere near as bad as the previous two, likely because most Americans have some immunity from shots and previous infections.
Covid is spreading rapidly across China as hundreds of millions of people make plans to celebrate the start of the new lunar year. Is the surge past its peak or is more to come?
A deep dive into several large databases has failed to confirm the preliminary information, according to the CDC and FDA.
A recent swirl of misinformation linking the rise of new coronavirus variants to vaccination has cast a spotlight on XBB.1.5, raising concerns that it could limit booster uptake.
Even before the Buffalo Bills safety was carried off the field in Cincinnati, posts amassing thousands of shares and millions of views claimed without evidence that complications from COVID vaccines caused his health emergency.
A new COVID-19 variant that was first detected last year has quickly become the dominant strain in the U.S. — and picked up a creepy name along the way.
The latest restrictions come after the U.K. and France on Friday joined the rush of countries testing passengers and sequencing samples from people arriving from China in an effort to identify any dangerous new mutations that could spread rapidly through their populations.
Dr. Luke Liu’s clinic will soon begin recruiting patients for a pilot study of a treatment for long COVID symptoms.
Mask mandates are an effective tool against respiratory viruses. But health officials hesitate to reinstate them after years of political controversy.
Nearly three years into the pandemic, it’s still unclear what makes people vulnerable to long COVID.
Every new infection offers a chance for the coronavirus to mutate, and the virus is spreading rapidly in China.
Not even half of those surveyed by Bloomberg fully endorsed CDC guidance. Some said people should wait longer than two months between doses; others thought only higher-risk people should get another shot now.
Two reports released Friday by the CDC give the first detailed look at how well the updated COVID boosters from Pfizer and Moderna protect against serious illness.
It’s like “a big bomb of viruses went off,” said Christina Lane, who runs a pediatric practice in Indiana, and has seen a crush of several hundred children with respiratory symptoms in the past three months.
The Biden administration is again making some free COVID-19 tests available to all U.S. households as it unveils its contingency plans for potential coronavirus surges this winter.
More than 3,500 Americans have died of long covid-related illness in the first 30 months of the pandemic, according to a death certificate analysis by the CDC.
Soon the Department of Health and Human Services will stop supplying COVID treatments, and pharmacies will purchase and bill for them the same way they do for antibiotic pills or asthma inhalers.
Coronavirus-related hospital admissions are climbing again in the United States, with older adults a growing share of U.S. deaths and less than half of nursing home residents up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations.
The youngest Americans will have access to variant-targeting boosters already available to older children and adults.
Masks this time aren’t just about avoiding the coronavirus. The CDC director and other experts are advising masks to also protect against influenza and RSV.
The pandemic has become a plague of the elderly, with nearly 9 out of 10 deaths in people 65 or older.
An estimated 94% of people in the U.S. have been infected with the COVID-19 virus at least once, according to according to a new paper from researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health.
The omicron variant is driving U.S. COVID-19 case counts higher in many places just in time for the holiday season, and experts soon expect a wave to wash over the country.