(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is set to speak to the nation Thursday afternoon to lay out what the White House said is a new six-part strategy to combat the delta variant, but it was unclear whether he would call for more vaccination mandates... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is set to speak to the nation Thursday at 5 p.m. to lay out what the White House said is a new six-part strategy to combat the delta variant, but it was unclear whether he would call for more... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As COVID-19 case rates remain at a level not seen since before vaccines were widely available in the United States, President Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks Thursday on a new strategy to stop the spread of the contagious delta variant, White House officials... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Expanded pandemic unemployment benefits, put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, expired on Monday. Impacting approximately 12 million Americans, the benefits had been in place for more than a year, providing an additional $300 per week in unemployment insurance as well as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In a stunningly short period of time, the delta variant has changed the course of the COVID-19 pandemic by evolving to become more transmissible than previous versions of the virus. Compared to the alpha variant, which is estimated to be 50% more... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- As new COVID-19 cases emerge with the spread of the delta variant, businesses have implemented updated health protocols to ensure staff and customer safety. While certain cities and states now require proof of vaccination to dine inside or shop in stores, fast food... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new, peer reviewed study estimates that the delta variant of COVID-19 doubles the risk of being hospitalized compared to the prior alpha variant among unvaccinated people. The delta variant is the most highly transmissible strain seen yet, first emerging in India... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A festival in New Orleans. Concerts in Nashville, Tennessee. A comic book convention in Atlanta. As the delta variant surges across the country, states with low COVID vaccination rates are reeling from a loss in tourism dollars due to large-event cancellations... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Rhashonna Cosby's two children fared very differently during their months of remote learning. Her son thrived working independently, going on to graduate from high school in the spring of 2020. Her 17-year-old daughter, meanwhile, struggled academically without face-to-face instruction, before transferring... 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) -- Driven by the more transmissible delta variant, COVID-19 cases and deaths are up nationwide by more than 20% compared to last week’s seven-day average, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said Thursday, and hospitalizations are up over 30%... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the number of COVID-19 infections surges across the United States, with unvaccinated children among the most vulnerable, parents across the country are left wondering what decisions to make to keep their families safe. Adding to the confusion is the fact that... Read More.