(NEW YORK) -- Adding to the many challenges parents faced during the COVD-19 pandemic, vaccines remain unavailable for young children leading to questions about the need for kids to wear masks. The issue has come to a head as kids start to return to school... Read More.
(STANFORD, Calif.) -- Stanford University reported at least seven confirmed cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated students this week. All seven students were symptomatic, according to the school. "As you have seen in the national news, cases of COVID-19 have been ticking upward," Stanford University officials... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In Wyoming's Teton County, nearly 60% of residents are fully vaccinated -- almost double the statewide vaccination rate. It's an effort that has been noticed in the state, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country and where several... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- During the last year and a half, immunocompromised people have been at extremely high risk for the virus. And for many, the COVID vaccine didn't change that. That's why a group of independent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention experts at a Thursday... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sticking with its guidance for now that only unvaccinated people need to wear masks to be safe, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky told reporters on Thursday. Asked about The Washington Post report that administration officials are... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- With coronavirus infections on the rise again in the U.S., hospitals across the country are trying to meet the needs of thousands of patients who are testing positive for COVID-19, and are in need of medical care. One state that has seen... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Puerto Rico could lose Medicaid funding in less than two months, putting at risk roughly 1.5 million people -- nearly half the island's population -- unless Congress acts quickly. As COVID-19 continues to batter the island -- with at least 2,561 deaths among... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A federal judge in central Arkansas on Wednesday issued a temporary injunction to a constitutional challenge to the state's first-of-its-kind ban on gender-affirming health care for transgender youth -- meaning the ban will not take effect next week, a victory... Read More.
The anesthesia medication ketamine is showing increased promise as a treatment for people experiencing depression who haven't found relief with other prescription medications. Though ketamine is known for its recreational use as a party drug, it can also be prescribed legally by doctors. In recent... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With more than 161 million people now fully vaccinated in the U.S., experts say we are bound to see reports of breakthrough infections, meaning people will test positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. These breakthrough COVID-19 cases aren't proof the vaccines aren't... Read More.
(PROVINCETOWN, Mass.) -- A popular Cape Cod, Massachusetts, summertime destination is reporting a new spread of COVID-19 infections following the Fourth of July. Officials in Provincetown, Massachusetts, issued a number of renewed mitigation measures on Monday after at least 132 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A federal courthouse in central Arkansas on Wednesday will be the site of a consequential moment for the LGBTQ+ community in the state -- and for health care precedent across the country -- as a federal judge is slated to... Read More.