A federal judge ordered United Airlines to temporarily halt its plan to remove unvaccinated employees seeking a religious or medical exemption from the company payroll.
The World Health Organization advisory group will include scientists from the U.S., China and two dozen other countries and will study various hypotheses, including the possibility of a lab leak.
The Food and Drug Administration released briefing documents Tuesday on booster shots for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines ahead of a two-day advisory meeting that starts Thursday.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, tells CNN that young children should be able to go trick-or-treating outdoors for Halloween this year.
The new mandate compels health care workers, including doctors and pharmacists, to be fully vaccinated by December. Teachers and other education workers must be fully vaccinated by January.
Test-to-stay policies could help keep students in in-person school. But amid a national shortage, rapid tests can be hard to come by, and the practice isn't common.
Drug company Merck is awaiting word on its emergency use authorization application for its recently announced drug molnupiravir. If approved, the anti-viral drug developed at a lab at Emory University could become the first-ever pill to treat COVID-19. The latest Georgia Today podcast examines the journey that led to this potential breakthrough and its connection to Emory.
Workplaces with vaccine mandates are seeing vaccination rates of 90% or higher. A complex mix of factors, including job security, is driving most workers to get the shots.
It will be more than 600 days since the killing of Ahmaud Arbery when those accused of his murder finally go to trial, which is now set to start on Oct. 18, following a lengthy delay brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The court and Glynn County is prepping for the national attention, even as the pandemic endures.
"When you have something spread by aerosol, you absolutely want more ventilation," Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden, said in an interview with CBS.
There’s plenty of data of the scientific nature describing how vaccines for COVID-19 save lives. But for many, science is not the first place they turn to when making decisions about whether or not to be vaccinated. They are looking for the place where God is present in the numbers.
Children between the ages of 5 and 11 may soon be eligible for a COVID vaccine.
An advisory committee with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is tentatively scheduled Oct. 26 to discuss Pfizer-BioNTech's pediatric vaccine.
As religious exemptions are now being sought in droves, their use raises concerns that they pose a serious public health risk. But some say vaccine mandates are too much, too soon.
To better understand caregivers' experiences over the last two years, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers conducted a national survey, which was released Sept. 28.
The report, Working While Caring: A National Survey of Caregiver Stress in the US Workforce, found that a fifth of working Georgians had to quit their jobs to provide family care.
In the vaccine era, people are wondering if it's (relatively) safe to resume hugs, exchange handshakes, kiss on the cheek or air-kiss.