The at-home tests are expected to be delivered by USPS later this month. The White House said the site is in "beta testing" and will be launched formally Wednesday.
Ivermectin has been hailed as a wonder drug for treating parasitic infections, but leading medical experts say the same isn't true for treating COVID-19.
People are paying hundreds of dollars for COVID testing because at-home antigen kits and free appointments that offer timely results are scarce.
The White House's top medical adviser says the virus won't go away entirely. Instead, it should eventually hit a level where it "doesn't disrupt our normal social, economic and other interactions."
A look at the data that omicron is less severe. What does that mean for the future of SARS-CoV-2 — and the pandemic?
Omicron may cause milder disease, but the sheer number of patients makes this wave far worse for the health care system. With packed emergency rooms, patients can wait days to get moved to a bed.
The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a 62% drop in blood drives at schools and colleges, according to the American Red Cross.
Tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time three days before the Australian Open is set to begin.
While omicron is not as deadly, it is more transmissible. In fact, the number of Georgians infected with the virus has increased 16-fold in the last month, according to experts at the state Department of Public Health’s January board meeting. And the health care system is weaker now than it had been even in fall 2021 partly because doctors and nurses are burned out.
President Biden and others in his administration insist schools should stay open, even with the omicron wave making it harder than ever to manage.
The past two years have been hard on performers and performance venues across Georgia, and the rapid spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in Georgia has led many venues to cancel or postpone shows. But that still hasn’t stopped venues from looking ahead to a year of live music.
There are more patients and, in some places, not enough health care workers to go around. Research shows the crowding will impact care and increase mortality for all patients.
Monday on Political Rewind: President Biden declared Georgia to be ground zero for voter suppression laws ahead of his visit. But activists say if Biden wants voter protections, he should stay in Washington D.C., and focus on the two bills stalled there in the Senate. Plus, a high positive rate in COVID tests around the state.
Teachers began refusing to show up for their jobs in person on Wednesday amid skyrocketing COVID-19 cases, prompting the cancellation of classes for more than 300,000 public school students.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention held only two telebriefings in 2021. That lack of transparency has prompted criticism — and a pledge from director Dr. Rochelle Walensky to be more open.