Coverage of COVID-19.
The administration announced that it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests and is restarting a website allowing Americans to again order up to four free tests per household.
For some people, covid will always be high risk. Others wonder when - or if - we can stop treating the coronavirus differently from other common viruses.
The Food and Drug Administration’s decision Monday is part of a shift to treat fall COVID-19 vaccine updates much like getting a yearly flu shot.
As COVID changes, our approach to fighting it — including vaccine schedules — may have to shift, too.
BA.2.86 is the most mutated version of coronavirus since omicron, raising fears about reinfection. But it’s unclear whether it’s transmissible enough to surge.
The report finds a heightened risk for lung problems, fatigue, diabetes and other health woes.
New vaccines can stop a “tripledemic” of COVID, RSV and influenza. Here’s what to know about who should get them and how.
Hospitalizations are creeping up in the United States for the first time this year as extreme heat keeps people indoors and protection against infection fades.
The U.S. is experiencing an uptick in COVID hospitalizations for the first time since the public health emergency ended in May. But free testing is hard to find.
The findings mean that losing your sense of smell and taste is no longer a reliable sign that you have an infection.
The National Institutes of Health is beginning a handful of studies to test possible treatments for long COVID, an anxiously awaited step in U.S. efforts against the mysterious condition that afflicts millions.
Experts say it is still too early to tell whether the upswing represents a significant public health concern.
Scientists found a common version of an immunity gene that seems to help some people clear the virus faster.
Americans who have tried to be rule-following pandemic citizens are at last abandoning precautions as the coronavirus fades into a background threat.
Regulators will be making their best guess about which strain to include, just like they do every year in setting the recipe for the fall flu vaccine.
The end of the coronavirus public health emergency has left long-COVID patients fearful they will be forgotten.
A National Institutes of Health initiative plans to study exercise as a potential treatment for long COVID. Some long-COVID patients say exercise does them more harm than good.
The CDC has ended routine reporting of coronavirus case and death counts. Here’s how to figure out how to assess COVID conditions in your area.
The U.N. health agency said that even though the emergency phase is over, the pandemic hasn’t come to an end, noting recent spikes in cases in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
COVID killed more than 500 people a day in the U.S. last year, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
COVID-19 vaccines will still be free. Over-the-counter tests may no longer be, and changes to telehealth may be coming.
Health officials say the new bivalent shots more closely match the circulating virus. For unvaccinated adults, that means one shot instead of several doses of the original vaccine.
The shots would be available for people who are at least 65 years old or immune-compromised.
But many Americans dispute the data and the risks of covid - much as they have throughout the pandemic.