COVID vaccines for kids under age 5 were approved last week in a major development to tackle the pandemic. Health experts are telling parents to contact their pediatricians for a shot. But for many, that’s not an option.
This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ended the COVID-19 testing rule for air passengers traveling to the U.S. from abroad. Should you still take a COVID test anyway?
COVID cases have increased by about 20% in the last week, and hospitalizations are also up about 17%, but both remain relatively low.
State and local health departments have put significant financial resources into fighting COVID-19, but so far the federal government has shouldered the cost of free vaccines and therapeutics as well as a now-defunded program to provide health care for uninsured people with the virus. The federal government is also providing free tests.
A COVID-19 vaccine that could soon win federal authorization may offer a boost for the U.S. military: an opportunity to get shots into some of the thousands of service members who have refused the other coronavirus vaccines for religious reasons.
The "bivalent" vaccine — meaning it targets two different antigens — is Moderna's leading candidate for an effective booster this fall. If the data pan out, it could lead to a yearly booster.
The first results from an in-depth investigation of long COVID produced provocative results. Researchers don't understand the mechanism behind the lingering symptoms but found a link with anxiety.
Georgians who rely on food stamps are set to see a steep decrease in the amount of money they receive each month starting in June. That’s because increased food stamp amounts were tied to Georgia’s COVID emergency.
The Food and Drug Administration expanded authorization of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID vaccine to enable kids ages 5 to 11 who were vaccinated at least five months ago to get a third shot.
A large share of the nearly 1 million people who died of COVID in the U.S. may have lived if they'd gotten vaccinated. A new analysis shows how many lives could have been saved across the country.
Some people have had trouble getting Paxlovid pills quickly, despite the administration's effort to ease access after a COVID test confirms infection.
The chance of dying after receiving the Janssen vaccine is about 1:2,000,000. But with multiple COVID-19 vaccines available, the FDA is limiting the use of the J&J vaccine.
Vaccinations and residual immunity are among the reasons, President Biden's chief medical adviser, Anthony Fauci, said Tuesday, as the number of deaths drop and hospitalizations rise only slightly.
The antiviral pill is available to patients older than 12 who have tested positive for COVID and are at risk for developing a severe case of the disease.