A federal judge has temporarily blocked a California law intended to prevent doctors from spreading COVID-19 misinformation or disinformation to patients, finding that it is “unconstitutionally vague.”
House Republican lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 public health emergency after the agency announced last week that it would extend the declaration for a further 90 days.
New York City health officials announced Friday that Omicron XBB.1.5 is the most transmissible COVID-19 variant they know of to date, and it may be more likely to affect those who have been vaccinated against the Covid-19 and those who have already had the virus, NBC New York reports.
Authorities of several nations were on edge Sunday after China began marking “chun yun,” the 40-day period of Lunar New Year travel, despite international concerns about the spread of COVID-19 infections.
The COVID-19 omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 is quickly becoming the dominant strain in the United States. In the past week, it has doubled its spread. Now 41% of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. consist of it.
President Joe Biden signed Congress’ annual defense bill for 2023 into law Friday, giving his approval to a bill that overturns his own administration’s mandate that servicemembers must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
The wife of a well-known church leader jailed in China has urged Christians to pray for her husband ahead of Christmas.
The more than 4,000-page, $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill prohibits funds for U.S. border security but it provides funding for border security in foreign nations.
A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that the Biden administration cannot enforce its planned COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors.
The U.S. government agreed to pay Pfizer Inc nearly $2 billion for an additional 3.7 million courses of its COVID-19 antiviral treatment Paxlovid, the company said on Tuesday.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is asking a grand jury to investigate whether Floridians were misled by COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers after claims by his state’s surgeon general that the vaccines could potentially harm those who received it.
After a year of immense spending during the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic downturn, the federal deficit is projected to hit $3 trillion for the second year in a row, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over the weekend told an assembly that the state plans to hold vaccine manufacturers “accountable” for alleged severe side effects in the COVID-19 vaccine.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday amended emergency use authorization for Pfizer and Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccines to include kids 6 months and older.
The House on Thursday passed a $858 billion Defense spending bill that include an end to the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
A whistleblower formerly of EcoHealth Alliance claims he saw the potential for a lab leak out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology as early as 2016.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, said COVID-19 could have been created in a lab and then leaked into the public.
US life insurance companies paid out a record $100 billion in death benefits in 2021, most likely because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wall Street Journal reports.
An Ohio court Tuesday upheld a legal pause on separations for airmen who have requested religious exemptions to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine after finding that the Air Force “wrongly” relied on overly broad reasoning to turn down the waivers.
Chinese security forces have increased their presence in several cities after days of protests against strict COVID-19 lockdowns turned into the largest anti-government rallies in years.