Schools, international travel, and military service — people in the US already have to prove they are vaccinated against many diseases.
But as COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, “I would advocate against general travel overall,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Friday.
After a podcast from the prestigious journal JAMA questioned whether systemic racism exists in medicine, doctors and researchers are pressing for sweeping changes.
“I think it’s a step towards our vision of a Green New Deal,” an activist from the Sunrise Movement said. They just think it falls far short.
COVID-19 drove a 15.9% increase in the nationwide death rate in 2020, alongside increases from heart disease, injuries, Alzheimer's, and diabetes.
Because there was no end in sight, the pandemic paused the idea of a future where the tech disruption would end, the economy would level out, and we'd ascend to our final post–social media forms. And some things looked ridiculous inside.
If it's granted emergency authorization from the FDA, the vaccine will be the first in the United States to be given out to children younger than 16.
As a World Health Organization and Chinese study into the origins of the pandemic gives no conclusive answers, the controversial theory that the virus emerged from a lab refuses to go away.
“We have so much to look forward to,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Monday. “But right now I’m scared.”
Sixty-five days into his first term — as 1,000 people a day continue to die of COVID-19 in the US — reporters asked Biden whether he was going to run for reelection.
After A Lot Of Drama With The Government, AstraZeneca Lowered Early Estimates Of Its COVID Vaccine’s Effectiveness By Just 3 Percentage Points
“This is going to turn out to be a good vaccine,” said chief US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci.
The drug company announced positive trial results on Monday suggesting the vaccine was highly effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in all age groups. Less than a day later, US health officials questioned the results, which still have not been released in full.
Björk, dog, lava — the volcano eruption in Iceland has it all.
A nonprofit needle exchange that detected an HIV outbreak in Charleston has triggered a backlash in the state legislature. “It’s a public health disaster,” one expert said.
Experts could not rule out a link to rare blood-clotting conditions seen in a small number of people who received the vaccine and suggested warnings be added to information given to doctors and patients.
“We’re stuck in a system that doesn’t care about us,” one Black citizen of the Seminole Nation said.
So far there’s no clear evidence of a safety problem. But several European countries have paused vaccinations with AstraZeneca’s shots while investigations continue.
One senator dubbed the controversy over Haaland’s confirmation “a proxy fight over the future of fossil fuels.”
A Large PR Firm Pledged To Fight Climate Change. Then It Took Millions From A Notorious Fossil Fuel Trade Group.
Edelman, a PR firm that’s pledged to “work with an environmental conscience,” was paid $4 million to promote one of the most extreme fossil fuel trade groups in the country, new tax filings show.
Biden's announcement, part of a national address, shifts the responsibility for the pandemic response to the federal government.
“We will move with a sense of urgency on climate change,” Michael Regan told Congress last month. “We will stand up for environmental justice and equity.”
The long-awaited guidelines were released at a White House briefing on Monday.
“Everyone was looking for a quick fix,” Anthony Fauci told BuzzFeed News.
Los requisitos de identificación buscan frenar el turismo de vacunas, pero pueden excluir a residentes vulnerables
En teoría, las demostraciones de residencia y los requisitos de identificación buscan asegurar que las vacunas para COVID-19 se distribuyan de manera equitativa, pero las reglas están excluyendo a la gente que buscan proteger.
Proof-of-residency and ID requirements are supposed to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are equitably distributed — but the rules are shutting out some of the people they aim to protect.
Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been shown to be effective at reducing severe cases of COVID-19 with just one shot.
Many Essential Workers Down The Street From Yankee Stadium’s Vaccine Site Are Still Waiting For Access
Yankee Stadium’s mass vaccine site was supposed to reduce disparities in one of New York’s hardest-hit areas, but shortages are making it hard to get in.
“We’ve watched this movie before and the sequel is worse than the original,” one Texas energy expert said.
“Based on everything we know about Mars in the past, it absolutely should have been capable of supporting ancient life," one NASA scientist said.
Fifteen states have opened up vaccinations to people with certain health conditions. Here's how you can prove you are eligible.