CDC advisers are recommending the use of two separate COVID-19 vaccines for the youngest children made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech, paving the way for vaccine rollout as early as next week.
A committee of experts voted unanimously to recommend that the Food and Drug Administration authorize COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech for children as young as 6-months-old.
Fauci, the chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tested positive on a rapid antigen test.
At least 1 million people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19. NPR's Songs of Remembrance project shares some of their stories and the music they loved.
Households in the U.S. will receive eight test kits via the U.S. Postal Service. The release comes as cases have risen over 60% in the U.S. over the past two weeks.
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.
Vice President Harris has tested positive for COVID-19 and has exhibited no symptoms, the White House announced on Tuesday. She's not considered a close contact to President Biden or the first lady.
So many people caught the omicron variant over the winter that almost 60% of everyone in the U.S. — including most children — now have antibodies to the virus in their blood, the CDC said Tuesday.
The WHO and the Biden administration extended the public health emergency for COVID-19, saying the virus is still considered a serious health threat.
U.S. employers added 431,000 jobs in March, as the unemployment rate fell to 3.6% from 3.8% in February. The tight job market is putting upward pressure on both wages and prices.
Researchers found that people who had COVID-19 were about 40% more likely to develop diabetes within a year after recovering, compared to participants in a control group.
The Food and Drug Administration has long warned against using the cow and horse dewormer to fight COVID-19, warning it can cause serious, adverse effects.
People who are 50 and older and certain immunocompromised individuals may get a second Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster four months after they received the first.
The states are suing to end the public transportation mandate, claiming the continued enforcement "harms the states" and interferes with local laws. The mandate is in place at least through April 18.