The first wave of coronavirus crushed the tristate New York area. The rest of the country would be next.
U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.
Sen. Rand Paul spoke during a hearing on the nomination for assistant secretary of health of Dr. Rachel Levine, who is transgender. He has been accused of making "ideological and harmful misrepresentations" during his questioning.
The prescription drug Imcivree is approved for three specific genetic diseases, which affect approximately 1,000 to 2,000 patients in the United States.
New York state has partnered with a lab to test the positive cases to find out specific variants, officials said. And while we will see more people with different strains in the coming weeks and months, experts said not much has changed when it comes to stopping the spread and fighting the virus.
Researchers from the University of Michigan Medical School recently published a report about a woman who died of complications related to COVID-19 three days after receiving a coronavirus-tainted double-lung transplant.
As more-contagious variants of the novel coronavirus become dominant in the U.S., the FDA is warning vaccine makers, test manufacturers and developers of COVID-19 antibody treatments that they must adapt.
Some same-sex couples had filed complaints to the state that they were facing financial barriers to receiving fertility treatments.
The need to give each person two doses a few weeks apart vastly complicates the biggest vaccination campaign the United States has undertaken.
CVS Pharmacy locations around the U.S. will begin offering the COVID-19 vaccine by appointment.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to reopen the HealthCare.gov insurance markets for a special sign-up opportunity geared to people needing coverage in the coronavirus pandemic.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee spoke out last week after Vice President Kamala Harris issued a statement to mark the 48th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.
Israel has universal health insurance. It also has a single national vaccine storage and logistics site, which is located in the center of the country near main roads.
Healthcare workers are among the group with top priority to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but a significant number in New York City say they're hesitant about getting the shots.
The Daughters of Israel skilled nursing facility in West Orange received doses of the vaccine.
According to data collected from the “Lost on the Frontline” project by Kaiser Health News and the Guardian, more than 2,900 health care workers died in 2020.
Some students at Stony Brook's School of Nursing say they've never been more confident in their career choice.
Workers at doctors' offices on Long Island are worried that New York's vaccination plan has forgotten them.
Working on the holidays is a reality nurses and doctors expect every year, and even on Christmas during a pandemic, they are still showing up for their patients.
A surge in infections linked to Thanksgiving has led to many hospitals running out of room to treat the severest COVID-19 cases, and medical facilities are facing a serious staffing shortage on top of everything else.