(NEW YORK) — Dozens of New York City Education Department employees are being placed on unpaid leave as of Monday for submitting fake coronavirus vaccine cards. "Fewer than 100″ employees submitted the fake vaccination cards, the DOE said Friday. A union official estimated about 70... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nicole Wahler was in her mid-20s and in the best shape of her life when she tested positive for COVID-19 in June 2020. Now, nearly two years later, Wahler, 28, said she is still suffering from the effects of the virus, which... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- At the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine makers raced to design a shot that perfectly matched the new virus's genetic code. Their efforts were successful, resulting in highly effective vaccines in record time. But the virus has continued to evolve into new,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With coronavirus infection rates back on the rise, many Americans are wondering why the U.S. is, once again, experiencing surge in cases and hospitalizations, despite widespread vaccinations. The U.S. is now reporting more than 94,000 new COVID-19 cases each day -- up... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than a century ago, the globe was left devastated by a pandemic that has been described by experts as "the deadliest in human history." The 1918 influenza pandemic killed at least 50 million people worldwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 643,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the CDC estimating that the delta variant accounts for more than 90% of new COVID cases in the U.S., scientists are still learning more about what makes this variant different from prior versions of the virus. There are dozens of COVID-19... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Eight months after Iran banned imports of any vaccines developed in the United States or the United Kingdom, the country is in the grips of its deadliest coronavirus surge yet, prompting criticism of the government for prioritizing politics over public health. Over... Read More.
(LONDON) -- England, which has faced more than 14 months of lockdowns as the COVID-19 pandemic raged and waned, is set to fully reopen July 19, despite a rising caseload in one of the most vaccinated places in the world. While the other nations of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A highly contagious variant of the novel coronavirus that was initially identified in India is now the dominant strain in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data updated by the CDC on Tuesday evening shows the... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warned Friday that a highly contagious variant of the novel coronavirus that was first detected in India could soon become the dominant strain in the United States. "I think that that's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pop quiz: In which country was the B.1.617.2 coronavirus variant first detected? If the answer (India), wasn't on the tip of your tongue, the World Health Organization is here to help. On Monday, the WHO announced that it had a new naming... Read More.