By Thursday, outages had left 500,000 without power and led to at least 10 deaths.
Texas was just one of the states to experience a strong snowstorm over Presidents Day weekend.
“It’s more complicated than hitting a button and turning on a machine somewhere,” said one industry expert.
Wearing a cloth mask over a surgical mask or knotting the loops of a single mask for a snug fit provide more protection than a surgical mask alone, the CDC said.
Under Trump, the Environmental Protection Agency knelt to the country’s biggest polluters and lost more than 800 employees. Staffers say they want accountability.
“These are really good vaccines, and we are seeing them take effect, which is wonderful,” said one epidemiologist.
We have the tools to protect vulnerable incarcerated people from COVID-19. We should be using them.
COVID-19 Vaccinations In Israel Are Starting To Curb The Pandemic, But Not Everyone Is Getting Shots
But difficulties convincing some groups to get their shots point to big challenges that lie ahead for other nations — especially the US.
The Government Wants To Protect Troops From Microwave Weapons, Which Trump Officials Considered Using On Immigrants
A December request for contract proposals calls microwave weapons “a growing threat on the battlefield.”
An ongoing debate between Curative and the Food and Drug Administration underscores a philosophical split in testing.
The vaccine was 72% effective in its US testing, and 85% effective overall in preventing severe disease, as well as completely protective against death and hospitalization.
The executive orders will take aim at fossil fuels and set the US up to be an international leader in tackling the climate crisis.
The president has faced mounting pressure to up his pledge of administering 100 million COVID-19 shots during his first 100 days in office.
As the US rejoins the Paris climate agreement and global powerhouses such as China make big pledges for carbon reductions, there is more interest in finding innovative, climate-friendly solutions.
On Monday, Moderna announced its COVID-19 vaccine is still protective, but slightly less potent, against a new coronavirus mutant.
Under Trump, vaccine rollout was punted to states. In order to work, Biden’s national program will take time and money.
Joe Biden's New Executive Orders Will Make The Federal Government Finally Take Responsibility For COVID-19
The new president will sign executive orders on his second day in office designed to give the federal government a greater role in ending the pandemic.
Under Trump’s direction, the US became the only country to withdraw from the historic climate agreement.
The incoming president plans to sign executive orders in his first hours on everything from COVID-19 to climate change and immigration.
Under Biden, genome-sequencing pioneer Eric Lander may become the most powerful scientist in US history. But he comes with some baggage.
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.