President Biden delivered remarks on the progress being made in the fight against COVID-19 in the U.S. He said that in the past two weeks, there has been a 55 percent increase in the average number of new people getting vaccinated every day.
Countries such as Israel, Germany and the U.K. have announced they will offer a third dose of the coronavirus vaccine to vulnerable populations. Will the U.S. follow suit? And why would it be needed? Dr. Gigi Gronvall and Dr. Chris Beyrer explain.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that indoor dining establishments and gyms will require patrons to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. New York is the first big U.S. city to impose such rules.
A YouGov poll published on Tuesday revealed that the vast majority of Brits think life has not gone back to what it was pre-pandemic.
Stark new figures from the ONS show only 0.19% of neighbourhoods went without a COVID-19 death between March last year and April this year.
As Chancellor Rishi Sunak declared it was 'really beneficial' to his early career, how important is office working to a post-pandemic world?
Jeff Zients, the White House COVID-19 response coordinator, said during a Monday briefing that 1 in 3 COVID cases nationwide were in Florida and Texas over the past week.
On Monday, the U.S. reached President Biden's July 4 goal of 70 percent of adults having gotten at least one COVID-19 shot. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the milestone will “save more lives,” but that there is more work to be done in battling the ongoing pandemic.
On Monday, Sen. Lindsey Graham announced that he tested positive for COVID-19, despite being vaccinated. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the administration wishes him a “speedy recovery” and pointed to data showing that breakthrough COVID-19 infections are “rare and mild.”
During the White House press briefing on Monday, American Rescue Plan coordinator Gene Sperling said President Biden is using “whatever federal authority” he has to stop evictions.
Last week, President Biden raised eyebrows when he announced that federal civilian workers would be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, or face measures such as frequent testing, yet did not extend that mandate to members of the military. Jonathan Moreno, professor of medical ethics and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania, explains the military’s history of experimental medicine — and why its approach to the COVID-19 vaccine makes sense.
Northern Ireland now has a considerably higher case rate than the rest of the UK, according to the latest figures, released on Monday.
A YouGov poll found that nearly half of Britons are reducing how much they socialise with other people to avoid being told to isolate by the NHS COVID app.
Two YouTubers said they contacted Corbyn to arrange a meeting while posing as AstraZeneca investors.
Following in the footsteps of organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving and March for Our Lives, a new political lobbying force made up of survivors of the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to form. Several groups, such as “Young Widows and Widowers of Covid-19” and “Covid Survivors for Change,” started as outlets for people affected by the coronavirus to connect during isolation and are beginning to turn their shared grief into action. Chris Kocher, executive director of Covid Survivors for Change, explains what the movement hopes to accomplish.
This week Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said new data shows the Delta variant of the coronavirus, in rare breakthrough infections, is able to be transmitted from vaccinated individuals to others. The CDC revised its guidance and said everybody should wear a mask in areas with “substantial and high” levels of Delta transmission. With this revised guidance, how can people stay safe in social settings, and should fully vaccinated people be worried? Dr. Leana Wen, emergency physician and author of the new book, “Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in the Fight for Public Health” explains what Americans can do.
Charlotte Roffey was contacted by an NHS Test and Trace employee as she isolated after her holiday.
A number of Conservative MPs have reportedly told Sky News that they don't think the government will pursue plans to introduce vaccine passports for mass events.
On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that it was reversing its previous mask guidance which said that vaccinated people no longer needed to wear face coverings. Due to the hypercontagious Delta variant, the agency is now recommending that all Americans regardless of vaccination status mask up in some public places. Yahoo News Medical Contributor Dr. Kavita Patel explains what you need to know about the new mask guidance and how you can best protect yourself and loved ones.