We're in a She-cession
on March 2, 2021 at 11:09 pm
Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US
on March 2, 2021 at 11:09 pm
Biden says COVID-19 vaccines will be available for all US adults by end of May
by Madeline Farber (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 9:47 pm
Following the recent emergency use approval of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, all U.S. adults will be able to receive a coronavirus vaccine by the end of May, President Joe Biden […]
Hearing loss will affect 1 in 4 people by 2050, WHO estimates
by Madeline Farber (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 8:11 pm
Billions of people are expected to suffer from some degree of hearing loss by 2050, according to a report from the World Health Organization (WHO), said to be the first-ever global report on […]
Disinfecting surfaces amid coronavirus: Should we still be doing this?
by Kayla Rivas (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 6:58 pm
Experts say disinfection efforts coupled with mask-wearing, social distancing, vaccination and ventilation still offer the best protection against the virus.
COVID-spurred illness behind paralysis of 23-year-old Florida nurse: report
by Madeline Farber (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 6:54 pm
A 23-year-old nurse from Tampa Bay, Fla., has been left paralyzed after developing an illness that was likely spurred as a result of the novel coronavirus, according to a local report.
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine may be less effective in obese people, study finds
on March 2, 2021 at 5:31 pm
Pfizer’s vaccine may be less effective in protecting obese people from coronavirus, scientists said.
Scientists find 'HIV elite controllers' living in Congo, possibly paving way for vaccine, cure
by Alexandria Hein (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 5:05 pm
Scientists have claimed to discover a rare group of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo who have tested positive for HIV antibodies but are living with low to non-detectable levels of viral […]
Novavax COVID-19 vaccine could see approval by May, CEO says
by Alexandria Hein (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 3:01 pm
A fourth COVID-19 vaccine could be on the horizon for the U.S., Novavax’s CEO reportedly said Monday.
Adhere to Pfizer, Moderna two-dose COVID-19 vaccine regimen, Fauci says: report
by Kayla Rivas (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 2:25 pm
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Anthony Fauci has reiterated that the U.S. will adhere to two-shot coronavirus vaccine regimens for products developed by […]
Merck, Johnson & Johnson partner on COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing
by Alexandria Hein (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 1:57 pm
Merck & Co. is teaming up with rival Johnson & Johnson to help manufacture its recently-approved COVID-19 vaccine as the nation seeks to eliminate the virus in part through a mass inoculation […]
COVID-19 not likely to be over by end of year, WHO says
by Edmund DeMarche (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 9:09 am
The World Health Organization said Monday that it is unlikely that the coronavirus will no longer be an issue by the end of the year and one official said despite advances, the virus is “very much […]
CDC warns that all recent COVID-19 gains can be lost due to new variants
by Edmund DeMarche (FOX News) on March 2, 2021 at 5:40 am
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Monday that she is concerned about the virus’ variants and said the recent ground the country made in […]
Countries urge drug companies to share vaccine know-how
on March 1, 2021 at 8:40 pm
Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information more broadly to meet […]
Plunging demand for COVID-19 tests may leave US exposed
on March 1, 2021 at 8:18 pm
After a year of struggling to boost testing, communities across the country are seeing plummeting demand, shuttering testing sites or even trying to return supplies.
Eating this ratio of fruit and veggies could help you live longer, study suggests
by Madeline Farber (FOX News) on March 1, 2021 at 8:07 pm
How many servings of fruits and veggies should you be getting each day? A new study published in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, aims to provide an answer.
CDC launches COVID-19 vaccine location tool to help Americans find shots
by Peter Aitken (FOX News) on March 1, 2021 at 7:31 pm
California has continued to experience difficulty with its vaccine distribution program.
US to screen travelers from countries with Ebola cases: CDC
by Madeline Farber (FOX News) on March 1, 2021 at 7:30 pm
The United States will soon begin screening travelers who come from countries with cases of Ebola, an often deadly virus that causes severe bleeding and organ failure.
Amid COVID-19 vaccine rollout, White House vows to ‘intervene, correct’ any inequities
by Kayla Rivas (FOX News) on March 1, 2021 at 7:26 pm
Federal officials overseeing the country’s vaccination effort are placing a strong emphasis on an equitable and even distribution of jabs across all communities. During a White House briefing […]
'Keep an eye' on New York coronavirus variant, Fauci warns
by Kayla Rivas (FOX News) on March 1, 2021 at 6:12 pm
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Monday urged a close watch of a coronavirus variant recently detected in New York.
COVID-19 at-home rapid test gets emergency use authorization
by Alexandria Hein (FOX News) on March 1, 2021 at 4:53 pm
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization on Monday for a rapid at-home COVID-19 test that delivers results without the use of an outside laboratory.
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine begins shipping, third jab in US arsenal
by Kayla Rivas (FOX News) on March 1, 2021 at 1:12 pm
Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine will begin shipping in the U.S. on Monday morning, marking the third shot in the country’s arsenal after a greenlight from the FDA and a panel […]
ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September
on September 17, 2020 at 3:48 pm
Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon.
Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says
on September 17, 2020 at 8:43 am
A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social […]
Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows
on September 16, 2020 at 7:35 pm
President Donald Trump knew back in the spring that it would probably take a year to develop a coronavirus vaccine, according to interviews with journalist Bob Woodward.
A 9-year-old who's been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal
on September 16, 2020 at 7:06 pm
Eli Lipman, 9, and his father have been battling the impact of Covid-19 since March, and he said life as a "long hauler" isn't easy.
What you need to know about coronavirus today
on September 16, 2020 at 11:49 am
More than half a million children in the United States have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital […]
How to help siblings get along better
on September 16, 2020 at 8:26 am
Sibling rivalry is often taken as an unexamined fact of family life -- as much a part of parenting as potty training or bedtime stories.
CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk
on September 16, 2020 at 2:28 am
Children and teens from minority groups are disproportionately hit by coronavirus, just as older adults are, according to the findings of a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and […]
Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom
on September 15, 2020 at 11:08 pm
Overcrowded parties have forced several high schools to go back to online learning in hopes of staving off Covid-19 outbreaks.