(NEW YORK) -- Urgent care chain CityMD announced it is temporarily closing more than a dozen of its 150 locations in New York and New Jersey amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and increased demands for testing. The 19 shuttered clinics include 13 in New... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Wednesday that certain establishments, including restaurants, bars, nightclubs, gyms, events and meeting spaces, will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination beginning in January. Patrons above the age of 12 will be required to be partially vaccinated by Jan. 15... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A month after the omicron variant was first identified, it has become the dominant strain in the United States, responsible for about three-quarters of new COVID infections. As of Wednesday, cases have been identified in 49 states and Washington, D.C. South Dakota... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Omicron can evade the protection initial vaccines give, but boosters increase efficacy and better protect against the newest variant of concern, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. The variant can also evade protections provided by monoclonal antibodies and convalescent plasma, the White House chief... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sex and the City fans were served a major surprise at the end of the first episode of the new sequel series, And Just Like That... -- and Peloton was at the center of the plot point. Now, the fitness company has... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Since the first case of the new Omicron variant was detected last month, early anecdotal reports indicate people infected seem to be experiencing mild illness -- leading some scientists to wonder if this version of the virus could be less dangerous than... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, takes stock of the coronavirus pandemic, she knows it's far from over. But she also believes it won't last forever. For Walensky, one of the key signs the United States... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- With nearly 5 million children ages 5 to 11 now vaccinated against COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says real-world monitoring finds vaccines are safe for young children. Crucially, the CDC hasn't identified any concerns with the temporary... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A report released this week from the United States surgeon general warns of a growing mental health crisis among young people amid the coronavirus pandemic. Citing statistics like an over 50% increase in emergency room visits for suspected suicide attempts among girls... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise in Rhode Island, hospitals are strained by staffing shortages and testing turnaround times are delayed, Gov. Dan McKee is urging residents to "take these next six weeks seriously." The state has one of the highest COVID-19... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19-related hospitalizations have been on an upward trend in New York state since last month, but there appears to be a drastic divide between the Big Apple and some of the state's more rural areas, health data shows. In New York City,... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- While a cure for HIV has remained elusive, in recent years there have been great strides made in the prevention and management of HIV and AIDS, the disease the virus causes if left untreated. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants... Read More.