The Omicron variant is creating — again — a lot of pandemic uncertainty. Here are some expert tips on how to cope with anxiety.
The Biden administration instituted new rules for boosters, COVID tests, and travel after the first Omicron case in the US was identified.
"The individual, who was fully vaccinated and had mild symptoms that are improving, is self-quarantining and has been since testing positive," according to the CDC.
Don’t panic. But be cautious. We’ll know more in a couple of weeks.
“We have shouted it out for years, but no one is really paying attention," one expert said.
Here’s how COVID pills from Merck and Pfizer work, and how and when you might be able to take them once they become available.
“The question is: When will it end?” one expert asked.
“We’re Extremely Disappointed”: Climate Negotiations Ended With A Deal That Some Nations Say Is Not Enough
“We were told that COP26 was the last best chance to keep 1.5 C alive, but it’s been placed on life support," said an activist.
The declines were most prominent for white people, women, and middle-aged adults.
"By 2030 in the United States, we won’t have coal,” US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry claimed this week.
NIH officials backed away from publicizing promising federally funded research involving human fetal tissue cells during the Trump administration, calling one study “a political landmine.”
Failing to act on climate change, climate experts warn, will cost even more money. So we tried to calculate just how much.
A look at the protests happening worldwide during COP26.
Where our planet stands today, how we got to this point, and what we must do to avoid disaster.
Atlantic City Wants To Close Its Needle Exchange And Here’s Why Opponents Say That’s A Terrible Idea
“Anyone who thinks people will just stop using if they close the exchange is crazy,” said one needle exchange client. “That’s not how it works.”
Where does all the trash go after you take it to the dumpster? The reality depicted in the images here showcase the current state of waste management, and how the items we discard are piling up all over the world.
"If the projections are right, then we're already committed to a heartbreaking amount of loss, like a truly devastating amount of loss."
World leaders gathered at an international climate summit in Glasgow on Monday to discuss how to avert climate catastrophe.
Our current coastlines gone. Bangkok underwater. Massive declines in the fish population. More droughts, downpours, and heat waves.
Democrats questioned Big Oil executives about their role in spreading misinformation about climate change and their role in hindering climate change legislation.
Record-setting rainfall thankfully dented California’s severe drought. But extremes of wet and dry are expected to intensify, with destructive consequences.
Under the first-ever federally declared water cuts, Arizona will lose 20% of its supply from the Colorado River in 2022.
The dose for younger children is one-third the size for adults and is more than 90% effective at preventing symptomatic infections.
A CDC panel recommended all adults be made eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. Here’s what you need to know about mix-and-match vaccines, boosters, and more.
Elisabeth Bik calls out bad science for a living. A feud with one of the world’s loudest hydroxychloroquine crusaders shows that it can carry a high price.
Medical experts say this parasite-fighting drug shouldn’t be used to prevent or treat COVID-19. Here are the side effects and signs of toxicity you should know about.
“If you add it all up, this would be the single largest thing the federal government has ever done to deal with climate change,” one researcher said.
A declassified State Department report obtained by BuzzFeed News dismissed the theory that microwave weapons are behind the mysterious neurological injuries in diplomats worldwide.
As around 2,000 mostly unvaccinated Americans die of COVID-19 every day, BuzzFeed News could not find a single example of a doctor who has been disciplined for spreading vaccine disinformation.