(NEW YORK) -- On May 11, the U.S. will no longer officially be in a COVID-19 emergency for the first time since the pandemic began three years ago.While hundreds of COVID-19 deaths are still reported each day in the U.S. -- adding to a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration will end both the COVID-19 national emergency and public health emergency on May 11, the White House informed Congress on Monday night.The current public health emergency is in place through April, while the national emergency is in place until... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization said Monday that COVID-19 remains a public health emergency but the pandemic is at a "transition point."The agency said its International Health Regulations Emergency Committee met on Friday to analyze data on the state of the pandemic.WHO... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- School-aged children faced significant learning loss during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, data shows.The finding shows that, even though we have developed new tools, like effective vaccines, to protect us from COVID-19, long-term ramifications persist.Children lost out on about... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two doses of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine among school-aged children safely and effectively reduces COVID-19 infection risk as well as associated risks for developing multisystem inflammatory syndrome and COVID-19 related hospitalizations, new data suggests.This study adds evidence to existing studies and... Read More.
(GENEVA) -- The World Health Organization said Wednesday China is "heavily underreporting" the number of COVID-19 deaths as a wave of infections sweeps the country.The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention has not posted a daily briefing on COVID-19 to its website since... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the incoming chair of the committee focused on health, on Tuesday called out Moderna for looking at a more-than-quadruple spike of its COVID-19 vaccine prices.“How many of these Americans will die from COVID-19 as a result of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With the 118th Congress set to begin Tuesday, House Republican leaders are out with their proposed rules for the new legislative session.
(NEW YORK) -- Since the relaxation of its "zero COVID" restrictions earlier this month in the wake of unprecedented nationwide protests, China is facing its largest outbreak of the pandemic.At the same time, mass testing has been dropped as Chinese authorities changed their criteria... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- China is reporting its first deaths linked to COVID-19 in weeks as cases surge amid the country lifting many of its so-called "zero COVID" policies.The deaths, which were reported on Monday by the National Health Commission and occurred in Beijing, are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over the last few weeks, COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have been steadily increasing in Los Angeles County.Public health experts told ABC News that newer subvariants circulating plus low booster uptake has led to a surge and it may be time to... Read More.