Complications of COVID-19 have caused many people to lose their sense of smell. I lost mine years ago and have some suggestions on how to get by.
A new advocacy group featuring climate scientists who are also moms is hoping to move the needle by making the climate crisis personal.
The FDA’s vague warning about false negatives from Curative’s test has confused testing experts and health departments, many of which are still offering the test to anyone who wants one.
“Women especially need more than 1,200 calories just to breathe and exist, let alone exercise and function throughout the day like a normal human being.”
The report, which has never been made public, found that mysterious illnesses in diplomats in Cuba could not be explained by their medical histories.
As a gay man who lived through the AIDS epidemic, I know how precious it is to have a vaccine that can save countless lives.
The $1.9 trillion relief package would set up a national vaccine program, expand testing, halt evictions, and send Americans an extra $1,400 in stimulus checks.
On Thursday, Rep. Adriano Espaillat of New York joined three other colleagues who have reported they contracted COVID-19 following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
NASA found 2020 tied as the hottest on record. NOAA found it came in a close second.
COVID-19 vaccines will now be recommended for everyone over the age of 65, following outrage over a slow national rollout and surging cases nationwide.
“I'm talking to public health departments that tell me we can do testing or we can do vaccinations — we don't have the people to do both," one expert said.
“Our healthcare infrastructure is already at a breaking point,” one expert said. “The introduction of a more transmissible strain might be enough to tip us over.”
“We’re running out of adjectives trying to describe these extreme events,” a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said.
The COVID Vaccine Rollout Is Such A Mess That In Some Places, People Are Sleeping In Their Cars To Get Doses
"I said, 'Mom, that's where I get tickets to see drag queens. Why are you getting vaccines through Eventbrite?'"
By cutting doses in half or delaying second shots, some scientists say we could maximize the number of people who get vaccinated. Others argue that could be dangerous.
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"It’s an extraordinary virus, the likes of which I’ve never, ever seen, and I’ve been doing this now for almost 40 years,” Anthony Fauci told BuzzFeed News.
The coronavirus has killed more than 300,000 in the United States and 1.8 million around the world, with more dying every day. We can't hold them all in our heads at once, but this is what we owe their memories.
"Following the science is necessary but not sufficient," said Matthew Seeger, a risk communication expert.
The US Didn’t See A Major Additional COVID-19 Thanksgiving Surge. Christmas Will Be A Bigger Challenge.
Anthony Fauci told BuzzFeed News people need to stay vigilant heading into the rest of the holiday season: “I’m not saying at all that we need to cancel Christmas. What I am saying is that we need to be really careful.”
Moderna’s vaccine has been shown to work very well, preventing COVID-19 with no serious effects.
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine was just authorized by the FDA. It's highly effective and safe — and has some clear advantages over Pfizer’s.
Volunteering for a vaccine trial felt like the perfect mix of being selfless — a practical way to help others — and also extremely self-serving, because I might get a vaccine months early.
President-elect Joe Biden is also likely to get the vaccine next week.
"We all get the privilege of seeing the future because we are making it.”
McCarthy, former head of the EPA under Obama, has been a vocal opponent of President Trump's environmental policies.
Convincing medical staffers to get vaccinated will be a crucial first step in convincing everyone else.
"It's the first day where we can actually turn the tide on this pandemic, and instead of talking about the lives lost, we can talk about the lives that we've saved."
The US on Monday began vaccinating people as the country hit a devastating death milestone.
Millions of doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine are expected to be shipped nationwide and arrive on Monday.