"When we took office 45 days ago, I promised the American people that help was on the way," Biden said. "Today, I can say we have taken one more giant step forward in delivering on that promise."
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, some are still looking to find unconventional ways to treat or prevent the virus. The latest - taking the drug ivermectin, which the FDA is now warning against.
De Blasio said that when the Co-Op City site reaches full strength, 1,000 people will be getting vaccinated each day.
Fast-spreading mutant versions of the coronavirus are powering another uptick in infections in Europe.
The New York Senate has passed a bill to limit the governor’s emergency powers at a time when he’s facing sexual harassment allegations and scrutiny over his administration’s reporting of COVID-19 deaths at nursing homes.
Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin have struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
The CDC released a study that found states that issued mask mandates saw a decrease in COVID-19 cases, but when those same states allowed relaxed restrictions last year, they saw a subsequent increase in new infections.
Theaters in New York City reopened Friday for the first time in nearly a year. Capacity is limited to 25 percent with no more than 50 people allowed in a theater for each showing.
A nursing home on Long Island was able to reopen its doors to visitors for the first time in months.
The FDA issued a public alert this week warning that improper use of thermal imaging devices could lead to inaccurate temperature readings and “present potentially serious public health risks.”
New Jersey Republican lawmakers conducted a hearing on Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, questioning an administration policy related to nursing homes.
Joe Biden is enjoying an early presidential honeymoon, with 60% of Americans approving of his job performance and even more backing his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers spend more and states and cities ease business restrictions.
On March 19, Connecticut will eliminate capacity limits for restaurants, retail, libraries, personal services, indoor recreation, gyms/fitness centers, museums, aquariums, zoos, offices, and houses of worship.
The FDA has granted an emergency use authorization for an Abbott Laboratories test that can detect the novel coronavirus, two different flu viruses and a respiratory virus using a single nasal swab.
Top aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo reportedly altered a state Health Department report to obscure the nursing home death count.
Vaccination appointments for the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson one-dose coronavirus vaccine have opened up in the Bronx.
As the U.S. races to vaccinate as many Americans as it can, state health officials continue to report COVID-19 vaccines being spoiled and wasted.
One of the women who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexually harassing her at the workplace says she was motivated to come forward after another woman contacted her to share similar allegations.
Thousands of older Americans are spending hours online or enlisting their grandchildren's help to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine. They are the fortunate ones. An untold number of older people are getting left behind in the desperate dash for shots because they are too frail, overwhelmed, isolated or poor to navigate a system that favors healthier individuals with more resources.