Virginia has administered more than 2 million vaccines since inoculations began in mid-December. The majority were within the past month.
Three months after Thanksgiving, the first holiday to spark a surge that would culminate in an increase of nearly 10,000 cases in a single day in January, Virginia is beginning to better understand the deadly aftermath.
The director of the US Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday said she hopes people will decide to individually "do the right thing" about distancing and wearing masks, even in states moving to eliminate restrictions against the CDC's recommendations.
Country music icon Dolly Parton encouraged people to get vaccinated in a video posted to social media Tuesday while she received her first Moderna shot.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. “Today,” he said, “is a day of joy, emotion and hope.”
SAO PAULO — Brazilian health officials are urging nationwide lockdowns and curfews because hospitals are running short of intensive-care unit beds as COVID-19 claims more than 1,000 lives each day in the country.
US health officials warn against reopening too quickly as virus variants spread. “We stand to completely lose the hard-earned ground that we have gained,” said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the CDC.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — With the U.S. vaccination drive picking up speed and a third formula on the way, states eager to reopen for business are easing coronavirus restrictions despite warnings from health experts that the outbreak is far from over and that moving too quickly could prolong the misery.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is lagging in its coronavirus vaccination rollout because it has the disease largely under control, but plans to inoculate 40% of its population by June, Chinese health experts said Monday.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India is expanding its coronavirus vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions that put them at risk. Among the first to receive a vaccine on Monday was Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The US just added another powerful tool against Covid-19 to its inventory: a third vaccine.
The pandemic has now claimed more than 500,000 lives in the United States, more than the number of Americans killed in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War combined. All this in little more than a year.
The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson and Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
About 500 public and private educators received COVID-19 vaccines Saturday as part of Phase 1b at the Lynchburg region’s new mass- vaccination…
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is encouraging people to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying the shot is quick, harmless and will help protect others against the disease.
Queen Elizabeth II says people “ought to think about others” when it comes to receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, as she urged those who are sceptical of the vaccine to think about how their actions may impact others.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll, which surpassed 250,000 on Thursday, is the world’s second-highest for the same reason its second wave has yet to fade: Prevention was never made a priority, experts say.
UPDATE: Just more than one-third of all Amherst County's coronavirus-related deaths so far were reported in the span of the past nine. The cou…
Flu has virtually disappeared from the U.S.; Pfizer is studying 3rd vaccine dose to fight variants; and jobless claims fall. Here are today's coronavirus updates.
NEW YORK (AP) — February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year.
It’s been about a year since the early coronavirus alarms were raised and, despite a decline in infections, new fears are rising up. New COVID-19 variants are making pessimists worry that an even bigger next wave might be coming.