“While that number is unmanageable and that number seems unthinkable, just know that every single one of those people had a family, had friends, have people who are grieving and will be grieving forever.”
"It is CDC’s continuing assessment that at this time an order requiring masking in the indoor transportation corridor remains necessary for the public health."
The federal judge in Florida, who was appointed by Donald Trump, said the CDC had exceeded its statutory authority in issuing the mask mandate.
“I know everybody wants great news, that we can be done with COVID and everything’s gonna be fine, but that’s not really true.”
The United States’ messy plan for at-home COVID tests made the pandemic even more chaotic. Can we get it together before the next surge?
Only people in communities considered high risk, or about 37% of the country, are recommended to keep using their masks indoors, according to new guidelines.
GoFundMe Says The Viral Campaign For Canada’s Trucker Protest Hasn’t Violated Its Rules Even Though It Sure Seems Like It Does
The “Freedom Convoy” campaign has become one of the largest in the platform's history and is funding the massive trucker protest despite concerns from Canadian law enforcement.
Spotify Has Agreed To Remove Neil Young's Music Catalog After He Took A Stand On Joe Rogan's Vaccine Misinformation
"Spotify is spreading fake information about vaccines – potentially causing death to those who believe the disinformation being spread by them,” Young wrote in a public letter.
The move comes weeks after Starbucks employees from a Buffalo, New York, shop walked out after growing concerns for their health and safety.
The Supreme Court Blocked A Vaccine Mandate For Private Companies, But Allowed One For Healthcare Workers
The court ruled that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was empowered to "set workplace safety standards, not broad public health measures."
“People Aren’t Going To Realize It Until They Call 911 And No One Comes”: How Omicron Could Push Hospitals Over The Edge
The cruel irony is that what appears to be the mildest widespread variant of the coronavirus is the one that risks pushing the US hospital system to the brink.
Our family and friendship circles seem torn in two: those who are afraid and still want restrictive measures and those who are resigned to living with COVID as the new reality.
The governor's office first claimed it didn't know about the expired stockpile, then a day later admitted what happened.
“We, as teachers, have to sacrifice the health of our own children to accommodate other people’s children,” one teacher who is a parent of two 4-year-old children told BuzzFeed News.
Anthony Fauci says the CDC is aware of recent pushback to its changes to isolation guidelines and may soon alter them.
The White House Is Defending The CDC’s New 5-Day Coronavirus Isolation Guideline For Asymptomatic People
“We are standing on the shoulders of two years of science,” the CDC director said.
Experts welcomed the decision to shorten the isolation period to five days, but many are still concerned testing negative first hasn't been prioritized.
Don’t worry, you (probably) won’t become me. But yes, you can get COVID twice, and even more.
Anxious People Are Waiting Hours In Line In Frigid Temperatures To Get Preholiday COVID Tests, Only To Face Surprise Costs
“I told her I couldn't afford it and left,” said one person who was exposed to COVID but couldn’t pay $200 to see if they were positive.
The US is facing another COVID surge, and Omicron is poised to make it worse. But there is one clear step Americans can take to protect themselves and society at large: get vaccinated.
“It felt like we were driving blind, and we really were a little bit,” one expert said.
“What makes me most uncomfortable and concerned is that the loss of this much life was preventable.”
Trump appointee Michael Caputo warned government employees last year not to speak with the media, records obtained by BuzzFeed News revealed.
The Government Asked Us Not To Release Records From The CDC’s First Failed COVID Test. Here They Are.
Federal investigation records obtained by BuzzFeed News show how one of the most pivotal mistakes of the pandemic fell on an overburdened CDC lab with only three full-time employees.
The Biden administration instituted new rules for boosters, COVID tests, and travel after the first Omicron case in the US was identified.
There's Still A Lot Unknown About Omicron As Scientists Worldwide Race To Determine How It Affects People
Preliminary evidence suggests there may be an increased risk of reinfection among people who previously had COVID-19 compared with other variants, the WHO said.
Some Scientists Worry The Africa Travel Restrictions Will Discourage Other Nations From Reporting New COVID Variants
"What is the incentive for the next country that identifies the next important variant if their reward is what President Biden did to South Africa?"
A New Coronavirus "Variant Of Concern" Has Prompted The US And Other Countries To Impose Travel Restrictions
Experts cautioned there is still limited research on the new, potentially more transmissible COVID-19 variant that was first reported in South Africa.
Ted Cruz Spent The Weekend Harassing Big Bird For Getting Vaccinated, And The Responses Are *Chef's Kiss*
Sir, please leave Big Bird alone.
Countries like the US and Australia are reopening their borders to vaccinated travelers, making for emotional reunions nearly two years in the making at airports around the world.