Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Karikó and American immunologist Drew Weissman found that a chemical change to genetic code called mRNA eliminated a problematic side effect when used in vaccines.
More than 75,000 Kaiser Permanente health care workers at hundreds of U.S. facilities could go on strike for three days starting Wednesday, in the largest health care strike in the county's history.
This week on Georgia in Play, host Leah Fleming brings experts from around the state to discuss health — body, mind and soul.
The president tested negative again today for the virus the White House said, the day after the first lady tested positive. The White House says he'll wear a mask indoors when he's around others.
In 2020, Laura Gao hoped to visit her birthplace, Wuhan, to see her grandparents. The coronavirus caused her to cancel. They beat the virus and say they're now "walking backward" toward the sun.
New COVID variants are fueling hospitalizations and prompting some schools and hospitals to reinstate mask mandates. Others are considering or ruling out the possibility, leaving it up to individuals.
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is set to travel to China at a time when U.S. executives and investors are facing increasing uncertainty and risk doing business there.
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.
Maybe it's not a full-blown summer surge but COVID numbers are ticking up. For those with concerns due to personal risk factors or the start of the school year, the booster question is top of mind.
Eight former state employees have been indicted on charges of unemployment insurance fraud allegedly committed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In July, coronavirus infections, hospitalizations and emergency room visits have inched up. Recent summers have seen a bump in COVID-19. This year's rise looks modest so far.
After vaccines became widely available in 2021, "the excess death rate among Republican voters was 43% higher than the excess death rate among Democratic voters," Yale researchers say.
Everybody knows someone — maybe it's you — who got COVID but never got sick or who thinks they never got COVID at all. A new study found one possible reason, involving a certain gene and common colds.
The new mask policy will apply to employees in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Texas and Utah. Employees in California and Oregon can choose to wear a company-provided N95 mask.
From more air circulation to well stacked pantries, JPMorgan Chase and BNP Paribas are seeking to make the office a draw at a time when work-from-home is becoming commonplace.