Coronavirus

Vaccine doses are scarce across America as U.K. strain emerges

Southern California has opened more sites to administer a COVID-19 vaccine that's become increasingly difficult to find. In Los Angeles County, health officials have warned that without more vaccine s...

Africa’s long wait for the Covid-19 vaccine

Africa will have to wait "weeks if not months" before receiving Covid-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization, according to various officials working towards getting doses for the contin...

Starbucks to help Washington’s coronavirus vaccine effort

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is teaming up with a number of major businesses, like Starbucks, to help streamline its coronavirus vaccine rollout as a means to significantly increase the rate at which it...

Covid vaccine: WHO warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’

The world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal Covid vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.

For first time, COVID-19 vaccinations around the U.S. near 1 million doses a day

The lagging effort to vaccinate the U.S. population against COVID-19 is finally picking up speed, raising hopes that a growing number of Americans can soon be inoculated.

Here’s how to sign up to get a COVID-19 vaccine at any hub in Texas

The hubs will be open to residents from all parts of Texas, not just those who live in the location of the hub, officials said.

Alabama nurse did not die as a result of receiving COVID-19 vaccine

A 42-year-old nurse in Alabama died after she received the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. The Alabama Department of Public Health confirmed that no deaths have occurred as a result...

Pence to publicly receive Covid vaccine on Friday, Biden as soon as next week

Vice President Mike Pence will publicly receive a Covid-19 vaccine on Friday while President-elect Joe Biden is expected to get a shot as soon as next week.

Trump slows plan for White House staffers to get Covid vaccine early

The president said he wasn't scheduled to receive the vaccine but would "at the appropriate time."

We asked a former CDC director about the coronavirus vaccine. Here’s what he said

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the emergency use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, kicking off a massive nationwide operation to get nearly 3 million doses of the vaccine to hospitals and d...

Key committee meets Thursday to consider FDA authorization for Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

There's not much suspense going into Thursday's meeting of the US Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisers, who are discussing emergency use authorization for Pfizer and BioNTech's coronavirus ...

Here’s who Dr. Fauci blames for coronavirus surges across America

After everything we’ve gone through this year, it is certainly regrettable and deeply frustrating that our own collective behavior has cast the US into the darkest days so far of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Florida Becomes Third State to Surpass 1 Million Coronavirus Cases

Florida became the third state in the U.S. to surpass 1 million coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

Who Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

After months of deliberation and debate, a panel of independent experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Tuesday to recommend that health care workers who are most at risk...

Coronavirus Was In U.S. Weeks Earlier Than Previously Known, Study Says

The coronavirus was present in the U.S. weeks earlier than scientists and public health officials previously thought, and before cases in China were publicly identified, according to a new government ...

Dr. Scott Atlas resigns as special adviser to Trump on coronavirus

Dr. Scott Atlas, President Trump’s special adviser on the coronavirus pandemic, formally resigned from his post on Monday, Fox News has learned.

NYC to reopen schools, even as virus spread intensifies

New York City will reopen its school system to in-person learning, and increase the number of days a week many children attend class, even as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the city, Mayor Bi...

Kamala Harris calls nurse on Thanksgiving to express gratitude in fight against COVID-19

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris called several front-line workers, including a nurse, on Thanksgiving to express her gratitude for their fight against COVID-19.

Coronavirus News: New York reports highest daily COVID case count since April

NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York reported 8,176 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday. It's the state's highest daily case count since April 24th when more than 10,000 cases we...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus times

NEW YORK -- The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions meant it was without the thr...

Amy Coney Barrett Plays Decisive Role As Supreme Court Bars New York COVID Restrictions on Religious Services

Justice Amy Coney Barrett played a decisive role as the Supreme Court barred New York from enforcing certain coronavirus restrictions on religious services.

These 5 People Will Get the COVID Vaccine First, Dr. Fauci Says

Pfizer and Moderna recently announced their phase III COVID vaccine trial results, each declaring their candidates more than 90 percent effective and safe for use. This uplifting news couldn't have co...

Gov. Newsom, family quarantines after exposure to CHP officer who tested positive

Gov. Gavin Newsom said he and his family will quarantine after three of his children were exposed to a California Highway Patrol officer who tested positive for COVID-19.

Protesters demonstrate in Huntington Beach in defiance of coronavirus curfew

A couple hundred protesters, many donning bright red caps and waving American flags, gathered Saturday night at Huntington Beach Pier in defiance of the state’s coronavirus curfew that went into effec...

U.S. reports nearly 200,000 new coronavirus cases as more than 1,500 people die daily

The United States reported more than 195,500 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, a record-high spike less than a week before Thanksgiving, which public health officials are warning could further e...

FDA authorises emergency use of experimental Covid drug given to Donald Trump

The US Food and Drug Administration on Saturday issued emergency use authorisation for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's Covid-19 antibody therapy, an experimental treatment given to President Donald Tr...

Toronto, Peel placed under lockdown as COVID cases soar across Canada

Ontario officials announced new coronavirus lockdown measures for Toronto and Peel Region on Friday, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged all residents to stay home, saying COVID-19 "cases ...

Here’s the Coronavirus Vaccine Maker That’s Most Likely to Blow Past Pfizer and Moderna

We've seen over the past 11 days that Pfizer and Moderna are, without question, the clear leaders in the coronavirus vaccine race. Last week, Pfizer and its partner BioNTech announced great efficacy r...

CDC urges Americans against traveling for Thanksgiving as coronavirus outbreak worsens

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday advised Americans not to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Africa Surpasses 2 Million Coronavirus Cases

The African continent has reached the somber milestone of 2 million coronavirus cases as of Thursday. The Associated Press reports that more than 48,000 people have perished due to the pandemic in Afr...

Hospital official: Coronavirus out of control in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The new coronavirus is spreading so quickly through Alabama that COVID-19 is rampant and there’s little hope of real improvement until weeks after the holidays, despite the hop...

Los Angeles virus surge raises specter of stay-home order

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County’s coronavirus cases are rising so fast they could average more than 4,000 a day within three weeks and leave the nation’s most populous county on the cusp of a lo...

New York City to close public schools as coronavirus cases rise

New York City's public school system, the largest in the nation, will close and transition to remote learning Thursday as coronavirus cases continue to rise, officials announced Wednesday. The decisio...

Fauci On Possible CA Curfew: ‘If It’s Sound, I Would Back That’

The country's top infectious disease expert said Tuesday that he would back a curfew in the Golden State to mitigate COVID-19 spread.

Cuomo blames drug companies, President Trump for speedy COVID-19 vaccines

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday said the speedy process by which coronavirus vaccine trials are being rolled out are being driven both by President Donald Trump’s ego and the profit motivation o...

Gov. Reynolds implements mask mandate, additional efforts to fight spread of COVID-19

(ABC 6 News) - Monday, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced details of a new public health disaster proclamation aimed at mitigation efforts in the fight against COVID-19.

Coronavirus live updates: California pulls an ‘emergency brake’ on reopening as U.S. cases cross 11 million

More than nine in 10 Californians will wake up Tuesday to a new round of pandemic restrictions affecting their day-to-day life, thanks to a sweeping move backward by Gov. Gavin Newsom as he attempts t...

2nd virus vaccine shows striking success in US tests

A second experimental COVID-19 vaccine — this one from Moderna Inc. — yielded extraordinarily strong early results Monday, another badly needed dose of hope as the pandemic enters a terrible new phase...

Top Trump coronavirus adviser tells Michigan to “rise up” against new restrictions

Washington — Dr. Scott Atlas, a close adviser to President Trump on the coronavirus pandemic, encouraged Michigan residents to "rise up" after Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced more stringent restri...

Covid-19 vaccine candidate 94.5 percent effective, Moderna says

"This is really encouraging and it further demonstrates that a vaccine for Covid is a real probability," professor Trudie Lang of Oxford University said.

Illinois reports 10,631 new COVID-19 cases, 72 additional deaths Sunday

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 10,631 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 72 additional deaths Sunday.

SAN DIEGO SETS NEW RECORD FOR DAILY COVID-19 POSITIVE CASES ON SATURDAY, SAME DAY ENTERING PURPLE TIER

San Diego County recorded 736 new Coronavirus cases Saturday, the fourth day in a row topping 600 new cases. Health officials hope new restrictions will help.

Oregon governor warns violators of coronavirus ‘freeze’ could face jail, hefty fines

Those who violate Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's (D) statewide two-week "freeze" issued over the weekend to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 could face jail time or a hefty fine.

COVID-19: Distancing and masks are not enough, study shows

Wear a mask, keep your distance, avoid crowds—these are the common recommendations to contain the COVID-19 epidemic.

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