The proposal comes as boosters have become a hard sell.
COVID-19 mutations were found in NYC's massive rat population, and experts are concerned the mutation could jump from the vermin to humans.
Scientists worry that a contagious coronavirus variant may soon push cases up in the United States just as it has in Europe and Asia. One reason? After about two months of falling cases in the U.S., COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted across the nation.
The differences between omicron and delta variant symptoms were analyzed as part of a COVD-19 infection survey.
WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is concerned that the delta and omicron variants will create a "tsunami" of new COVID cases and he criticized wealthier nations for allowing politics to exacerbate the pandemic.
Health experts say that a person could catch omicron, delta, or both at the same time, and also risk a concurrent flu infection on top of one or both of those variants.
Traveling this holiday season can be safe if you're fully vaccinated for COVID-19. For those who haven't gotten their shots, officials advise delaying travel.
NIH scientists believe they have discovered why the coronavirus alpha and delta variants have an easier time infecting host cells and hope the discovery will lead to more effective treatment.
Globally, nearly 4.8 million people have died of COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins data.
Since the emergence of the novel coronavirus in late 2019, research has shown that people with severe COVID-19 infection can go on to develop other health conditions like pneumonia, blood clots and as more evidence emerges, diabetes.
Roughly one in nine New Jersey residents have had COVID-19, according to the latest data.
New data from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows more Black and Latino Americans are getting the COVID-19 vaccine compared to earlier this year.
Many Americans struggling to feed their families over the past pandemic year say they have had difficulty figuring out how to get help and had trouble finding healthy foods they can afford.
R.1 is not a CDC variant of concern or interest
The studies found that school districts without a universal masking policy in place were more likely to have COVID-19 outbreaks.
According to a new survey, almost all of the members of New York City's largest teacher's union are saying the city's COVID-19 protocols in schools are insufficient.
The delta variant has been identified in at least 180 countries, according to the World Health Organization.
A recent Harris poll found that half of vaccinated Americans say they are “extremely” or “considerably” hesitant to spend the holidays with unvaccinated family members or friends.
A CDC study comparing the three vaccines authorized in the U.S. found that Moderna’s is most effective at preventing hospitalization due to COVID-19.
19 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed at a school in East Harlem, but none of the infected are students.