Pandemic

The US is at risk of a “potential fourth surge” of virus cases, the CDC’s top official said Monday. She urged Americans to stick to CDC rules to avoid this, and warned states against...

Studies increasingly suggest that schools can safely reopen if the right precautions are followed. The NYT published an animation showing how virus particles can move around a classroom if one student...

Billions in advertising will be up for grabs this year as a rash of brands look for new agencies. The trend follows a slow 2020, when many marketers cut budgets and paused agency searches. Coca-Cola,...

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Saturday urged Americans to trust the FDA-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The J&J vaccine got FDA authorization on Saturday and has an efficacy rate of 66% at preventing...

Testing sites across the country are closing due to limited demand for COVID-19 tests.  The trend comes as cases, hospitalizations, and deaths have been in decline.  Experts are concerned that...

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was shown to be 66% effective at preventing mild and moderate infections, and 85% effective at preventing severe disease, in FDA data released Wednesday. It...

Travelers coming in from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea will be subject to extra scrutiny because of Ebola concerns. According to the CDC, these travelers will be directed to six US airports.  There,...

New guidance from the CDC is coming for vaccinated people, Dr Anthony Facui said Tuesday.  Speaking to CNN he said he thinks the agency will soon “relax the stringency of the recommendations.” Fauci...

Average daily coronavirus cases in the US have fallen roughly 70% in the last six weeks. Experts attribute this to two main factors: a buildup of immunity and fewer social interactions after the holidays. Other...

California created a program so Black and Latino residents could use access codes to get a vaccine.  Affluent LA residents were able to access them and also get vaccinated, the LA Times reported. The...

By early 2020, Andrea Butler had "healed" her relationship with eating and was no longer restricting, binging, or purging. She was diagnosed with OSFED (Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder)...

A 1928 Institute report found 56% of British Indians weren’t willing to take the vaccine or were unsure. “There is absolutely no evidence that COVID-19 vaccines can affect the fertility...

Fauci predicts that Americans might still need masks in 2022, CNN reported.  He said how long masks are needed depends on the level of virus in the community. He added that there will be a great...

Fauci says even if you’re fully vaccinated, indoor dining and theater-going should be off-limits. The number of coronavirus cases in the US remains high. As more people get vaccinated and cases...

More than 20.5 million years of life may have been lost globally due to COVID-19, a new study found. To calculate years of life lost, researchers compared the ages of people who died of COVID-19 to their...

India’s daily coronavirus cases have plummeted since September. The nation is now reporting just 8 daily cases per one million people, among the lowest per-capita rates in the world. Experts say...