Israel on Thursday began administering doses of coronavirus vaccines tailored to fight the highly infectious Omicron variant as its health authorities urged at-risk groups and those over 65 to get the shot.
President Biden said late Sunday that COVID-19 remains a challenge, but he thinks the pandemic stage is over.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says there is not enough time to wait for clinical trials before the authorization of updated COVID-19 booster shots.
A scientific breakthrough against COVID-19 has been realized by Tel Aviv University. A team of scientists from the university has demonstrated that antibodies isolated from the immune system of recovered COVID-19 patients are effective in neutralizing all known strains of the virus. This includes the Delta and the Omicron variants. This discovery may eliminate the need for repeated booster vaccinations and strengthen the immune system of populations at risk, according to the researchers.
U.S. President Joe Biden is requesting $11.7 billion in emergency funds from Congress for Ukraine as the country battles against Russia’s full-scale invasion.
A new study conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University rejects the common assumption that the Covid-19 outbreak was caused by bats.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed Thursday the reformulated COVID-19 booster shots authorized by U.S. regulators one day prior, clearing the way for people to seek another shot before a potential winter surge.
A New York City Police Department detective may yet lose his job for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine after US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday rejected his request for an emergency injunction that would prevent the city from firing him, the Associated Press reports.
Life expectancy in the United States plummeted over the past several years, federal health authorities said this week, a grim reminder of the toll wrought by both the COVID-19 pandemic and a host of health maladies and illnesses that have come along with it.
California passed a bill Monday to punish doctors accused of spreading COVID-19 “misinformation” and “disinformation.”
A federal judge in Florida ordered class action relief and granted a classwide preliminary injunction Wednesday against the federal government’s COVID shot mandate for all U.S. Marines whether they are active or in reserve service.
A California church that continued to hold services in defiance of county health orders that it close down during the COVID-19 pandemic has had its fines dropped after a nearly two-year battle.
Less than half of Americans support making elementary students get COVID-19 vaccines as they return to school this month, according to a new Gallup poll.
Senate Democrats on Thursday declined to offer unanimous consent to two measures to stop gain-of-function research, a process now infamous over its alleged connection to the spread of COVID-19.
A Chicago-area hospital system could pay more than $10 million for denying employees religious accommodations to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to a proposed settlement negotiation pending before an Illinois federal court.
A federal court on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction to block the enforcement of the Air Force’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Around 40,000 National Guard and 22,000 Reserve soldiers will be subject to “adverse administrative actions,” including the loss of pay and benefits because they refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Military news reports.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak a “global emergency,” raising the prospect of tighter health measures.
American evangelist Franklin Graham has urged Christians to pray for President Joe Biden, who contracted a highly contagious variant of the coronavirus despite receiving vaccinations.
The expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that qualifies as a global emergency, the World Health Organization chief said Saturday.