LONDON (AP) — New measures to combat the new omicron variant of coronavirus took effect in England on Tuesday, with face coverings again compulsory in shops and on public transportation, as the government said it would offer all adults a booster dose of vaccine within two months to bolster the nation's immunity.
LONDON (AP) — The emergence of the new omicron variant and the world's desperate and likely futile attempts to keep it at bay are reminders of what scientists have warned for months: The coronavirus will thrive as long as vast parts of the world lack vaccines.
Vaccine "was a word that was extremely high in our data every single day in 2021," said Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster's editor-at-large.
President Joe Biden on Monday said the new Omicron coronavirus variant is "a cause for concern, not a cause for panic," as federal health offi…
The latest on the new omicron variant: Two new cases confirmed in Britain as new restrictions are being placed on travel with each passing hour.
It's the first time the Europeans have cleared a COVID-19 vaccine for use in young children. Plus, the latest stats and your guide to staying safe this holiday season.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union's drug regulator on Thursday authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for use on children from 5 to 11 years old, clearing the way for shots to be administered to millions of elementary school pupils amid a new wave of infections sweeping across the continent.
Steve Burton has confirmed he has been fired from 'General Hospital' after deciding against being vaccinated against COVID-19.
According to a memo sent to employees, the decision comes after new state laws were passed that limit employers' power to require vaccination.
More than 90% of federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Monday's deadline set by President Joe Biden.
Eric Clapton has seen his friendship group dwindle after making controversial statements about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pfizer and Moderna say the FDA has opened up COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, letting them choose another dose of either vaccine. One final step remains.
Having made COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for its employees through a monthslong process, Centra Health has seen a small fraction of its workforce either resign or face being fired over not getting a shot.
It’s still unclear exactly how many of its employees are actually vaccinated.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republicans approved a sweeping bill Wednesday to hobble coronavirus vaccine mandates in businesses, rejecting claims that they were sacrificing public health to hand Gov. Ron DeSantis a win in his fight against White House virus rules.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressed to address gaping inequality in global COVID-19 vaccines, the Biden administration took steps Wednesday to make billions of dollars available to drugmakers to scale up domestic production to share with the world and prepare for the next pandemic.
The Academy Center of the Arts will hold a family vaccination event from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 28 in the Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce St.
The Biden administration is making billions of dollars available to drugmakers to scale up domestic production of COVID-19 vaccines. Here's what it will mean.
It was a record-scratch of a moment: Texas actor and potential gubernatorial hopeful Matthew McConaughey, who is vaccinated against COVID-19, declared in an interview last week that his younger children are unvaccinated and that he wants more information. The comment sparked a headline frenzy and touched off waves of dismay and judgment on social media, where all nuance goes to die. But ...
NEW YORK (AP) — An influential U.S. advisory panel will discuss expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults Friday, a move that could make the shots available nationwide as early as this weekend.
LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has signed a deal with a U.N.-backed group to allow other manufacturers to make its experimental COVID-19 pill, a move that could make the treatment available to more than half of the world’s population.