Research in U.S. veterans provides fresh evidence that long COVID-19 can happen even after breakthrough infections following vaccination.
Pfizer says three small doses of its COVID-19 vaccine protect kids under 5. The company released preliminary results on Monday and said it plans to give the data to U.S. regulators later this week. It's the latest step toward letting the littlest kids get the shots. The 18 million tots under 5 are the only group in the U.S. not yet eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. The Food and Drug Administration has begun evaluating data from rival Moderna. That company hopes to offer two kid-sized shots by summer. The FDA has set tentative dates next month for its scientific advisers to publicly debate data from Pfizer and Moderna.
A fourth cadet who had refused the vaccine until about a week ago decided to be vaccinated and will graduate and become an Air Force officer.
Nearly all the money in the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan that was dedicated directly to COVID-19 response has been spent.
The federal government has provided more than $2 billion to help cover funeral costs for more than 300,000 families of people who died from COVID-19, so far.
The World Health Organization — the U.N.'s health agency — said evidence is limited but is increasing that a second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine would benefit health workers, people who are 60 or older, and those with weak immune systems.
Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and Putnam counties have all been designated as 'high-risk' counties by the CDC. Much of New York City is considered 'medium risk'.
Hochul said she is asymptomatic and will be working remotely for the upcoming week.
Officials said New York City would seriously consider bringing back mask mandates and vaccine checks if hospitalizations due to COVID continue to rise.
U.S. regulators are strictly limiting who can receive Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine due to a rare but serious risk of blood clots.
Pfizer is testing three extra-small doses of its vaccine in children under 5 after two shots didn't prove quite strong enough.
A recent CDC report estimated that 75% of U.S. kids have likely had COVID-19. Here’s why experts say vaccines are still important, despite having recovered from a previous infection.
Children under 5 are the only group in the U.S. not yet eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination.
A Nassau County teacher has been indicted on charges she allegedly submitted a forged COVID-19 vaccination car to her school in a scheme to get around her district's mandatory testing rules.
Nearly 1,700 parents and doctors across the country have filed a Citizen Petition calling on the FDA to approve a COVID vaccine for kids under 5.
Dozens of New York City teachers face unpaid leave as they are investigated for allegedly using fake vaccine cards to stay in the classroom.
The CDC report examined death rates in the United States for 2021. For the second year, COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death, after heart disease and cancer.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asks Justice Dept. to appeal ruling that voided federal travel mask mandate.
Moderna hopes to offer updated COVID-19 boosters in the fall that combine the original vaccine with protection against the latest variant. Before omicron struck, Moderna began testing a shot combining the original vaccine with protection against an earlier variant named beta.
These major airlines are planning to drop mask mandates for its passengers going in and out of LAX.