People who are immunocompromised continue to worry about COVID. A raft of products promise protection. Is there any evidence they can protect from infection or lessen severity of disease?
Are we in a surge? How would we know? Is winter now "COVID season?" And what do you do if your whole family got the coronavirus over the holidays? We tackle readers' coronavirus questions.
Thousands of kids went missing from schools during the pandemic. For some who have tried to return, school paperwork has proved a daunting obstacle. In Atlanta, one family's four kids have been home since March 2020, ultimately unenrolled for poor attendance.
The study published this month in the journal Cell suggests treating long COVID with antidepressants such as Prozac and other medications classified as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) may help people recover faster.
A new COVID variant spreading is responsible for about 16% of new COVID-19 cases in Georgia. While it may be easier to catch EG.5 or "Eris," the virus does not appear to cause more severe disease than previous variants.
The official emergency is over but COVID is still here. And that means ... lots of questions. We asked our readers what's on their mind and then called on experts for advice.
The federal government’s public health emergency that’s been in effect since January 2020 expires May 11. But some shared data requirements will come to an end and the federal government will lose access to key metrics.
Animals carry millions of pathogens. So it's a daunting task to find the one with the greatest potential to spark a pandemic. Now scientists are rethinking the way they hunt for that next new virus.
As we launch a series about spillover viruses — like SARS-CoV-2, which triggered a global pandemic, you may have a lot of questions. So do we — 7, to be exact, in the quiz below. See how you do.
Penalties arose from Zoom webinars that contained what prosecutors described as false advertising.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 56% of Georgians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But only a quarter got the updated variant-targeting shots this flu season.
About one in every 215 children in Georgia have lost a caregiver due to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. That's nearly 12,000 people under the age of 18 whose parent or grandparent, that lived with them and provided support for them, died, according to data shared by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.
Prior to FDA approval on Wednesday, Georgia healthcare providers had already pre-ordered the new boosters from Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna.
Researchers say diseases that spread between humans and animals will become increasingly commonplace as human expansion into previously uninhabited areas intensifies.
Some epidemiologists say the upcoming flu season is a bit of uncharted territory with respect to its expected intensity. That’s because, over the last two years, people have been wearing masks to avoid catching COVID-19, which also dramatically slowed transmission of influenza viruses.