Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New model shows how cities can safely lift COVID-19 restrictions

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 57% of people in the U.S. 12 years of age and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. While the high vaccination rates in certain areas are helping ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World races to contain Delta variant, US steps up anti-virus plan

Governments around the world on Thursday raced to head off a surge in coronavirus cases driven by the Delta variant, with US President Joe Biden offering new incentives to vaccine holdouts and Israel authorizing booster shots.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pfizer says third shot of vaccine boosts COVID protection

New data show that protection from both doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine decreases slightly over time, but that a third dose significantly boosts levels of antibodies against several variants of the virus, including the ...

Vaccination

Will you need a COVID-19 booster? What we know so far

Is a booster shot for your COVID-19 vaccine in your future? While it seems like only yesterday that people were calculating the date they could feel fully protected by their vaccination, now there's talk that our safety may ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID restrictions in France as virus cases rise

Health officials in France on Tuesday activated an emergency plan on the Mediterranean island of Corsica as a fourth wave of COVID infections spread across the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mask mandate reinstated in San Francisco Bay Area amid surge

San Francisco and six other Bay Area counties announced Monday that they are reinstating a mask mandate for all indoor public settings as COVID-19 infections surge because of the highly contagious delta variant.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China says Delta variant behind virus surge

China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months, as health officials blamed the highly infectious Delta variant for a surge in infections spanning 14 provinces.

Vaccination

States race to use COVID-19 vaccines before they expire

Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been saved from the trash after U.S. regulators extended their expiration date for a second time, part of a nationwide effort to salvage expiring shots to battle the nation's ...

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