Facing a Justice Department lawsuit over Alabama's notoriously violent prisons, state lawmakers on Monday began a special session on a $1.3 billion construction plan that would use federal pandemic relief funds to pay part of the cost of building massive new lockups.
Pfizer has begun mid-to-late stage trials of an oral COVID-19 drug designed to prevent infection in those who have been exposed to the virus.
The WHO is developing a new team of about 20 scientists tasked with uncovering the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a report.
Pfizer-BioNTech hopes younger children could soon get the COVID-19 vaccine.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says she is prepared to call in medically trained National Guard members and retirees to address potential staffing shortages caused by an approaching vaccine mandate for health care workers.
The inequity of COVID-19 vaccine distribution came into sharp focus Thursday as many of the African countries whose populations have little to no access to the life-saving shots stepped to the podium to speak at the U.N.’s annual meeting of world leaders.
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.
The CDC on Thursday endorsed Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans.
Millions of Americans are now eligible to receive a Pfizer booster shot to help increase their protection against the worst effects of the coronavirus.
The CDC and the FDA have approved the administration of a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for millions of Americans. However, you should be aware of some caveats before you sign up for your shot because the guidance doesn't cover everyone.
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.
Work is underway on on creating a short-term regiment of daily pills, taken orally, that can help fight the virus soon after diagnosis and could possibly prevent symptoms from becoming worse after being exposed.
"The View" host Sunny Hostin and guest host Ana Navarro tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of a Friday interview with Vice President Kamala Harris.
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.
Delta said it made its decision in an effort to keep crewmembers and customers safe after an onslaught of incidents with unruly passengers.
An upcoming iPhone update will soon allow users to add a digital copy of their COVID-19 vaccines to their Apple Wallets, an Apple spokesperson confirmed.
The delta variant has been identified in at least 180 countries, according to the World Health Organization.
New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker has submitted his resignation, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday.
Public schools have struggled for years with teacher shortages, particularly in math, science, special education and languages. But the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the problem.