(NEW YORK) -- As children head back to the classroom for the academic year, new data shows that pediatric COVID-19 infection rates have increased for the second consecutive week. Last week, more than 90,600 additional child COVID-19 cases were reported, an increase of 14% from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19, but recent data shows that deaths and severe disease are not increasing with the same vigor despite a surge in infections. The U.S. has reported more than 700,000 new cases in the last... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City health officials are investigating a possible case of monkeypox as they reported more infections across the globe. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a press release Thursday that the patient is being cared for... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia has become the first major U.S. city to reinstate its indoor mask mandate, following an increase in COVID-19 infections, in recent weeks. Beginning April 18, masks will be required in all indoor public spaces, including schools, child care settings, businesses, restaurants and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With masks no longer required and mitigation measures seen by some as a thing of the past, a coronavirus resurgence is spreading among the tight circles of the Washington elite. On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the latest high-profile Washington dignitary to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the coronavirus receded across much of the globe last month and the omicron surge declined, many Americans were hopeful that was perhaps the signal that the United States was entering a new phase of the pandemic. However, new data indicators, domestically... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two studies published Monday show how COVID-19 infection is associated with higher rates of brain tissue abnormalities. These effects were subtle and it's possible many of the people who experience them will heal on their own without medical intervention. But these findings... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City's surge of COVID-19 cases fueled by the omicron variant appears to be falling just as quickly as it rose. Tens of thousands of infections are still being reported every day, and the test positivity rate is still above 20%.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Armed with booster shots, and pediatric vaccines, millions of Americans are expected to gather once again over the Thanksgiving holiday, which for many, will be the first major familial gathering since before the pandemic. "If you're vaccinated, and hopefully you'll be boosted... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- There is a growing sense of optimism across the country, with national coronavirus infection rates steadily falling, booster shots available for many Americans and pending vaccine approval on the horizon for young children. In southern states like Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 722,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.8 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While states like Missouri end a second month enduring a surge in COVID-19 cases as the more contagious delta variant spreads, public health officials across the country are hearing the same story from an increasing number of people getting the vaccine:... Read More.