A growing number of children in Los Angeles have suffered from a coronavirus-linked inflammatory condition that’s linked to at least one pediatric death in the state. In an update over the weekend, officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public...
American Federation of Teachers leader Randi Weingarten said Tuesday that Chicago educators are battling both the coronavirus pandemic and "fear" as an impasse continues over resuming in-person learning in America's third-largest city. "We're fighting a pan...
The world has now seen more than 100 million cases of the novel coronavirus since the outbreak of the deadly disease began a year ago. COVID-19 has now infected some 100,032,461 people across the globe, according to estimates from Johns Hopkins University....
By Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Amanda Sealy and Andrea Kane, CNN Troy Warren for Hometown Hall #picks-all (CNN) It has been more than one year since the first reported case of Covid-19in the United States — a day that changed our country forever. The arri...
Though studies have found they are effective in helping to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, face masks are not ideal for those living with hearing loss, with some 95% of respondents to a recent survey reporting that these facial coverings have a...
Health officials say evidence continues to mount that it’s generally safe to have in-person schooling, if U.S. schools require mask-wearing and other precautions. The latest study looks at schools in rural Wisconsin and found cases linked to in-school trans...
Radio waves emanating from Apple devices may disrupt the workings of implanted pacemakers and defibrillators, the company warns. In a recent update, Apple said iPhones have magnets, components and radios that release electromagnetic fields, which can potent...
Nearly a year after the World Health Organization (WHO) first declared the novel coronavirus a public health emergency, the agency has issued new clinical advice for both at-home and hospitalized treatment of COVID-19 patients. The agency also announced for...
At least one case of a coronavirus variant that’s linked to several outbreaks in California was identified for the first time in Hawaii, health officials in the Aloha State announced on Monday. Officials with the Hawaii Department of Health in a news releas...
A combination of two Eli Lilly antibody drugs were found to reduce risk of hospitalization and death in high-risk patients recently diagnosed with coronavirus by 70%, the company said Tuesday. The results stem from a Phase 3 BLAZE-1 trial involving 1,035 pa...
Senior residents in Minnesota have been given 24 hours to partake in a COVID-19 vaccine lottery, which will involve doling out appointment slots in a randomized process instead of a frenzied first-come, first-serve basis. Tim Walz took to Twitter Monday to...
France abandoned plans to space out coronavirus vaccinations by six weeks instead of three. Health Minister Olivier Veran announced maintaining the time between two injections of the Pfizer vaccine at 21 to 28 days, which is in line with WHO recommendations...
Minnesota health officials on Monday announced the country’s first documented case of a coronavirus variant initially detected in Brazil. The variant, known as P.1, was confirmed in a Twin Cities metro area resident who had recent travel history to Brazil....
Two emergency medical technicians, the patient, the gurney — and an unseen and unwelcome passenger lurking in the air. For EMTs Thomas Hoang and Joshua Hammond, the coronavirus is constantly close. COVID-19 has become their biggest fear during 24-hour shift...
Missouri falls behind other states across the country in terms of its pace to administer the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, ranking last in such efforts, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC’s COV...
Infectious disease experts are noting a plateau in U.S. coronavirus cases and hospitalizations -- though it is far too soon to tie the positive news to ongoing vaccinations. Instead, experts attribute the decline to the post-holiday season, as less people t...
Christy Hudson, a Fairfax County, Va. mother of three, told "America’s Newsroom" on Monday that the county’s postponement of in-person learning amid the coronavirus pandemic is "heartbreaking" and "devastating." Her daughter attends private school and has b...
The British Medical Association over the weekend urged England’s chief medical officer to "urgently review the U.K.’s current position of second doses after 12 weeks," as the Pfizer-BioNTech has said the second dose of its jab should be received after 21 da...
Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser on COVID-19, said two face masks are likely more effective than one against the novel coronavirus, despite significant uncertainty on the subject. "If you have a physical covering with one layer, yo...
Moderna on Monday vowed confidence in its COVID-19 vaccine’s ability to remain effective against emerging strains of the virus, namely the South African and U.K. variants, following results from a yet-to-be peer-reviewed study. The company had been conducti...