(NEW YORK) -- With coronavirus cases in the U.S. approaching near-peak levels recorded last winter, pediatric coronavirus infection and hospitalization levels are now surging to their highest point in months. Last week, nearly 200,000 American children tested positive for COVID-19, up by about 50% since... Read More.
(STATESVILLE, N.C.) -- A North Carolina mom is celebrating after losing over 200 pounds, half of her original weight. Tiesha Robinson, of Statesville, North Carolina, said she lost the weight even after struggling with it for her entire life. "I can't think back of when I... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study suggests immunocompromised Americans people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are more likely to have breakthrough infections than people without weakened immune systems, but found full vaccination still adds more protection than being partially vaccinated. Researchers from Johns Hopkins... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new trend on TikTok could lead some teens to believe they have a serious mental disorder, according to some experts. The app, which has become a community for users to connect and for teens to show off dance moves and share... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Amidst growing pressure as COVID-19 cases surge across the country, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now announced that it will shorten the recommended isolation time for asymptomatic people who test positive for COVID-19, and update guidance... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 has been a major challenge for schools. From shutting down in March 2020, to reopening and trying to stay open, the task has been varied and in some cases monumental. This school year -- the third since the pandemic began -- has presented... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the "extraordinarily contagious" omicron variant surges across the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that COVID-19 cases will likely continue to climb. "Every day it goes up and up. The last weekly average was about 150,000 and it likely will go much... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Gretchen Lee, a third grader in Washington, D.C., was wrapping up her last week in school ahead of Christmas break when the unexpected happen. A fully vaccinated 8-year-old, Gretchen tested positive at school for the virus that causes COVID-19 -- likely the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With omicron's explosive spread threatening to outpace current COVID-19 treatments, the race is on to find new options that will stand up to the variant. The first oral antiviral treatment for the virus was authorized by the Food and Drug Administration Wednesday. Pfizer's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization is investigating a mysterious illness in South Sudan that has killed dozens of people. So far, 97 people have died of the unknown disease in Fangak, Jonglei State, in the northern part of the country. Fangak County Commissioner Biel... Read More.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized Merck's COVID-19 pill for certain adults. The authorization is limited to adults who have a high risk of severe illness and for whom alternative FDA-authorized treatment options are not accessible or medically appropriate. This is the second COVID-19... Read More.