An FDA advisory panel voted 19-2 to reformulate COVID-19 booster vaccines this fall to target Omicron's BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants, which account for half of all COVID cases in the United States, according to the CDC.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, becoming the latest political leader to succumb to the virus, which is rising across the state driven by two subvariants of omicron. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul tested positive for COVID-19
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it had dropped its "Do Not Travel" COVID-19 recommendations for about 90 international destinations.Last week, the CDC said it was revising its travel recommendations and sai
As we head back into offices, schools and public spaces, there are some things we can't control about how the coronavirus spreads. But after three years of practice, there are things about our safety we can control. Dr. Leana Wen offers a refresher co
PEOPLE in their 20s have been urged to learn the deadly signs of a stroke after an uptick in cases in younger adults. A stroke happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off and is usually associated with older adults. Experts have now warn
A coroner in England has concluded that a 34-year-old mother died from a "catastrophic" bleed on the brain caused by a COVID-19 vaccine. Eight days after receiving an AstraZeneca shot, Kim Lockwood complained of an excruciating headache. About 17
Nearly a dozen CEOs of airline companies signed a letter demanding that President Joe Biden end the federal mask mandate on flights. The letter praised Biden for his leadership against the pandemic but said that the current infection statistics indicated
Covid-19 can look a lot like a simple cold or flu, especially in vaccinated people. Epidemiologist Dr. Abdul El-Sayed explains what to look for to differentiate between the viruses and how to respond to the infections.
Mainland China reported 1,337 new domestically transmitted Covid cases with confirmed symptoms on March 13, the National Health Commission (NHC) said on Monday. That brought the total this year to more than 9,000, compared with 8,378 in 2021, according to