4 states. Soaring COVID numbers. Few rules. What's life like there?Here is a snapshot of life in Texas, Wyoming, Florida and South Dakota, all states with skyrocketing COVID-19 cases and lax restrictions.
- December 1, 2020 @ 6:07 a.m. EST
Meet the man who helped deliver a COVID vaccine to the US in record timeAs science adviser of Operation Warp Speed, the veteran pharmaceutical executive helped usher a coronavirus vaccine to the US market in record time.
- December 1, 2020 @ 6 a.m. EST
Who's first? CDC committee meets to consider COVID-19 vaccine accessFront-line health care workers are clearly first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine. Then there's the question of who else should be in the initial group.
- December 1, 2020 @ 5:13 a.m. EST
CDC group to vote on who gets first doses; 'Serious strain' in Nevada; 268K US death – virus updatesModerna said it expects the FDA's advisory committee to discuss its vaccine on Dec. 17, a week after it meets to discuss Pfizer's. Latest COVID news.
- November 30, 2020 @ 11:25 p.m. EST
Rural hospital struggling with COVID casesScotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri is grappling with rising cases of COVID-19. The small hospital with roughly 6 doctors and 75 nurses, is in crisis and doctors are making difficult, often heartbreaking decisions. (Dec. 1)
- December 1, 2020 @ 6:24 a.m. EST
Women are more likely to die after a heart attack compared to men, study saysA study found that women face a 20% increased risk of developing heart failure or dying within five years after their first severe heart attack.
- November 30, 2020 @ 3:47 p.m. EST
Blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's goes on saleThe test has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration — it's being sold under more general rules for commercial labs.
- November 30, 2020 @ 1:40 p.m. EST
Moderna follows Pfizer, seeks FDA ization for COVID-19 vaccineModerna will be the second coronavirus vaccine maker to request ization from the government after similarly positive trial results for Pfizer.
- November 30, 2020 @ 3:04 p.m. EST
Michigan mom forced to leave son with autism to battle COVID-19 alonePam Warfle had to leave her autistic son, who had COVID-19, in the hospital. She begged to stay, to no avail. Then her mom got the virus, too.
- November 30, 2020 @ 12:40 p.m. EST
Oregon nurse placed on leave after mocking COVID protocols on TikTokThe video shows the nurse mocking her coworkers' response to her lack of COVID-19 precautions through a lip-dub of Dr. Seuss's The Grinch.
- November 30, 2020 @ 1:59 p.m. EST
England could begin vaccinating next week; Birx urges young partiers to get tested – virus updatesU.S. could see a 'surge superimposed' upon current surge, Fauci says. Birx says young people need to wear masks, sometimes even indoors. COVID news.
- November 30, 2020 @ 10:24 a.m. EST
To prepare for quick delivery, Pfizer begins flying COVID vaccine to USWhile it can't be delivered to doctors, Pfizer's vaccine can be prepositioned at distribution sites to allow for quicker delivery upon ization.
- November 29, 2020 @ 8:13 p.m. EST
Emotional photo: Doctor embraces 'lonely' COVID-19 patient on ThanksgivingPhotographer Go Nakamura says Dr. Joseph Varon often gets close to COVID-19 patients, but the hug on Thanksgiving was rare and a moving moment.
- November 30, 2020 @ 7:45 a.m. EST
US records 200K daily cases; Colorado Gov. tests positive - virus updatesA panel will meet to vote on how a vaccine will be distributed. Experts warn that testing numbers are likely to be erratic. Latest COVID-19 news.
- November 28, 2020 @ 10:02 p.m. EST
Experts caution erratic virus data over long holiday could be misinterpretedDips in coronavirus infections due to fewer testing sites could give the impression that COVID-19 is easing, experts warn.
- November 28, 2020 @ 10:12 a.m. EST
COVID-19 vaccine is comingTentative rollout plan
- November 28, 2020 @ 7:58 a.m. EST
COVID-19 deaths claim some who are young and healthyA dangerous fiction has made its way through social media and American politics. But, in fact, "young and healthy" people can get ill — and die, too.
- November 29, 2020 @ 3:05 p.m. EST
LA County issues stay-at-真人百家家乐官网网站home order; US hits 13 million cases – virus updatesLos Angeles County announced a new stay-真人百家家乐官网网站home order Friday. AstraZeneca will conduct an additional vaccine trial. Latest COVID news.
- November 27, 2020 @ 9:32 p.m. EST
Error raises questions about AstraZeneca vaccine candidateAstraZeneca and Oxford University acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine.
- November 27, 2020 @ 2:04 p.m. EST
Will other holidays be better than Thanksgiving? Fauci doesn't think so.Anthony Fauci said the country is in a vulnerable position heading into the holidays because infections are too high to be able to control surges.
- November 27, 2020 @ 11:05 a.m. EST
US cases 8 times more than reported, CDC says; AstraZeneca vaccine questions – virus updatesThe Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marches on, but the balloons are distancing. New CDC report says the US misses 8 virus cases for every one counted.
- November 26, 2020 @ 6:22 p.m. EST
Put away Thanksgiving leftovers before doing dishes. Here's why.A holiday season spike in food poisoning outbreaks occurs because of a bacteria that grows in cooked foods left at room temperature.
- November 26, 2020 @ 5:02 p.m. EST
Here's how much exercise you should get per week, WHO saysThe World Health Organization released guidelines on physical activity Wednesday, urging people to ward off sedentary lifestyles.
- November 26, 2020 @ 1:21 p.m. EST
There's a surge in demand for COVID-19 testing. Can US labs keep up?Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp said higher COVID-19 testing demand means results will take longer, possibly up to three days.
- November 27, 2020 @ 12:21 p.m. EST
Failed COVID contact tracing leaves restaurant diners in darkPublic health researchers are convinced indoor dining is a risky activity, but getting solid data to justify restaurant restrictions is difficult.
- November 26, 2020 @ 5:09 a.m. EST
Doctor recreates 'last moments' for dying COVID patients in chilling videoIn the video, which has been viewed nearly 90,000 times, Dr. Kenneth Remy says, "I hope that the last moments of your life don’t look like this."
- December 1, 2020 @ 8:37 a.m. EST
US hits highest daily death toll since May; Denver mayor faces travel backlash – virus updatesWyoming Gov. Mark Gordon tests positive. Los Angeles outdoor dining ban to go into effect. U.S. death toll tops 260K. Latest COVID news.
- November 25, 2020 @ 7:51 p.m. EST
CDC may reduce quarantines; Fauci warns of 'stunning number of deaths' – virus updatesIt took six weeks for the pandemic to kill 3,000 Americans. In the last week that number has been taking place every two days. Latest COVID news.
- November 25, 2020 @ 10:01 a.m. EST
This Texas family has a COVID warning: Don't make our same mistakeAfter taking "great precautions" for months, a Texas family gathered together on Nov. 1. All 12 were infected with COVID-19 and some spread it.
- November 25, 2020 @ 9:28 a.m. EST
American Medical Association recognizes racism as 'public health threat'The new AMA policy recognizes racism as a social determinant of health and describes three tiers of racism: systemic, cultural and interpersonal.
- November 24, 2020 @ 10:40 a.m. EST