(ATLANTA) -- With the lowest COVID-19 infection rate among all states as of Friday, California, which has some of the strictest mask and vaccination mandates in the country, has managed to flip the script as the former U.S. epicenter of the pandemic. "They've been very... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vaccines for children will "very likely" be available the first or second week of November, White House Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. "If all goes well, and we get the regulatory approval and the recommendation from the CDC [Centers... Read More.
(KYIV, Ukraine) -- It doesn't take long to buy a fake COVID-19 vaccine certificate in Ukraine. Just typing the words into Google brings up a slew of advertisements offering a certificate "without visiting a doctor." A would-be customer sends their passport details, address and a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Walmart has recalled an aromatherapy spray after it identified a bacteria in the product that has now been linked to four illnesses and two deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that it had identified the bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Climate change is not only warming the planet, it's negatively affecting human health in myriad ways, with researchers reporting surges in heat-related illnesses, infectious diseases, poor sleep and an increase in suicides, according to a major report by The Lancet Countdown... 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.
(ATLANTA) -- CDC Director Rochelle Walensky gave the final signoff on Thursday evening to recommend both Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine boosters for certain populations. The CDC's independent panel voted unanimously to support that decision earlier Thursday. The panel recommended a third dose for Moderna... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — A salmonella outbreak in 37 states has been linked to fresh whole red, white, and yellow onions sold to restaurants and grocery stores throughout the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At least 652 people have... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- First lady Dr. Jill Biden is speaking out about two causes close to her heart: access to community colleges and breast cancer awareness. In a new interview with Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts, Biden, a professor of writing at Northern Virginia... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- An independent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee on Thursday is set to discuss and vote on booster shots for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, along with the potential for people to mix and match their booster... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The country's largest nurses' union praised the federal government on Wednesday after officials said three states tasked with implementing their own safety measures for health care workers would lose that right unless they adhered to agreed-upon guidelines. The U.S. Occupational Safety and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized COVID-19 boosters for millions more Americans, giving a green light for third shots to Moderna and Johnson & Johnson recipients. The FDA also said it will allow people eligible for a booster to mix... Read More.