No Live "SNL" Audience, Broadway Shows Canceled, Games Postponed: An Alarming Spike In COVID Cases Causes Closures
The NFL and NHL have postponed games, and plays on Broadway are facing cancellations because of rising COVID-19 cases.
Omicron Now Accounts For The Majority Of New COVID Cases In The US
“The capacity for superspreading events is really extraordinary,” one expert said.
“I Don’t Know How We’ll Keep Going”: A COVID Holiday Surge Is Coming
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.
A CDC Panel Is Recommending mRNA Vaccines Over The J&J; Shot Due To Rare Side Effects
Rare blood clotting side effects linked to nine deaths triggered the recommendation, which stops short of calling for ceasing use of the one-shot vaccine.
The CDC Blames Contamination And Design Flaws For Its First Failed COVID-19 Test Kits
“It felt like we were driving blind, and we really were a little bit,” one expert said.
800,000 Americans Have Now Died From COVID. It Didn’t Have To Be This Way.
“What makes me most uncomfortable and concerned is that the loss of this much life was preventable.”
A Former Principal Now In Congress Thinks Democrats Need A New Message On Schools In The Time Of COVID
Rep. Jamaal Bowman, a Democrat and part of "the Squad," sat down for a Q&A with BuzzFeed News to discuss possible vaccine mandates in schools.
Some Nations Are Hoarding Vaccine Doses. It's Creating Conditions For New Variants To Emerge.
Vaccine hoarding by rich countries is a big problem. And it’s not the only obstacle to getting shots into arms across the African continent.
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.
If You Find The Omicron News Depressing, Here’s How Therapists Recommend You Cope
The Omicron variant is creating — again — a lot of pandemic uncertainty. Here are some expert tips on how to cope with anxiety.
Should I Cancel Holiday Travel? And More Omicron Questions, Answered.
Don’t panic. But be cautious. We’ll know more in a couple of weeks.
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?"
Here's The Deal On The New Pills For Treating COVID
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.
Thousands Of Anti-Vax Protesters Marched In Europe Even Though COVID Deaths Are Rising
Vaccines are the best way to prevent COVID-19 deaths, which increased 5% in Europe during the week ending Nov. 14.
A Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Blocked Biden From Requiring COVID Vaccines For Large Employers
The US Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit wrote that petitioners in the case "give cause to believe there are grave statutory and constitutional issues" with the new rule.
US Kids Ages 5 To 11 Can Now Get COVID Vaccines
The dose for younger children is one-third the size for adults and is more than 90% effective at preventing symptomatic infections.
Do You Need A COVID Booster? The Essential Facts About Who Can Get One Right Now
All people 16 and older are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, with a Pfizer booster now recommended for those 12 and older. Here’s what you need to know about mix-and-match vaccines, boosters, and more.
Vaccinated Vulnerable People Are Still At Risk for COVID. Here Are Ways To Mitigate That Risk This Holiday Season
The death of former US secretary of state Colin Powell from COVID-19 complications shows the importance of precautions for at-risk individuals.
A Data Sleuth Challenged A Powerful COVID Scientist. Then He Came After Her.
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.
Colin Powell, The First Black Secretary Of State, Has Died Of COVID Complications
Powell, 84, was fully vaccinated, his family said. He had earlier been diagnosed with cancer.
Robert Durst Has Tested Positive For COVID-19, His Lawyer Says
His attorney, Dick DeGuerin, said Durst was fully vaccinated against the virus.
Emmy Award–Winning "Bridgerton" Hair And Makeup Designer Marc Pilcher Has Died Of COVID-19
"A phenomenal talent, his work on Bridgerton season one was unrivaled, and he was a much-loved member of the crew."
Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Have Opened Up About Why They Feel “Frustrated” That Their 4- And 6-Year-Old Kids Can’t Get The COVID-19 Vaccine Yet
“Who wants to be the parents that give their kid COVID and then gets their kid's school shut down?”
Doctors Are Attacking COVID Vaccines And Promoting Bogus Cures — And Getting Away With It
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.
Here's Everything You Need To Know If You're Totally Confused About COVID Booster Shots
Two Hosts Of "The View" Had False Positive Tests For COVID Seconds Before They Were Supposed To Interview Kamala Harris
The vice president was about to walk out when the hosts were suddenly pulled from the set.
“An Unprecedented Event In Modern Medicine”: What Happens When A State Fails To Flatten The COVID Curve
A COVID nightmare is unfolding in Idaho, where overwhelmed hospitals are starting to ration care and medical workers feel like the public has turned on them.
A Texas Doctor Fired For Giving Leftover COVID Vaccines To "Indian Sounding" Patients Is Suing The County
There were 10 doses of the Moderna vaccine left at the end of the night, and Hasan Gokal had six hours left to administer them before they expired.
Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe And Effective For Young Kids
The FDA will soon analyze the data on the lower-dose vaccine for kids aged 5 to 11.