The UK has placed South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia on its travel red list in response to the outbreak,
Some six million people who are eligible for a third dose of the COVID vaccine in England are yet to have one.
In a White House COVID-19 response team briefing on Friday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky walked through the latest guidance on booster shots for all three of the approved COVID-19 vaccines.
The report described a potential "tsunami of unmet need" in England's healthcare.
The health secretary refused to criticise his predecessors, after the report outlined potentially catastrophic failings buy the government.
Confusing messaging for pregnant women on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines has allowed disinformation to spread, campaigners have warned.
The former judge has turned his life around after his career crumbled during the first lockdown, and is now a sustainable farmer in Portugal.
The soap star revealed she is suffering symptoms of long COVID after giving birth to a baby daughter last month.
As the Delta variant of COVID-19 wreaks havoc across the country, a growing number of health care professionals have taken an extreme stance that they claim will slow the spread: They say they will no longer treat the unvaccinated. While the basic premise of their decision may be legal, much of the medical profession is guided by ethics, and many experts disagree with the reasoning behind this decision.
On Tuesday, President Biden addressed the United Nations General Assembly in a speech that addressed "the greatest challenges of our time," including COVID-19, climate change and armed conflict. "I stand here today, for the first time in 20 years, with the U.S. not at war," the president told delegates, "all the unmatched strength, energy and commitment, will and resources of our nation are now fully and squarely focused on what's ahead of us."
Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham reveal how they came to work with writer Jack Thorne on new covid care home drama 'Help'.
"My dance with COVID makes my cancer look like a piece of cake," "The Big Lebowski" star said. He added that he got "close to the pearly gates."
During a Pentagon briefing Thursday, Gen. Tod Wolters, commander of the U.S. European Command, spoke about the screening of Afghan refugees and evacuees and what happens if they fail that process.
The 72-year-old rocker – an avid supporter of the vaccine programme – is the second member of the band to contract coronavirus and is experiencing mild symptoms.
With young people in grades K-12 set to return to school in the coming weeks, mask mandates for schools where children are not yet eligible for vaccines have come under scrutiny. Many parents are vowing to defy mask mandates at schools across the country. "I don't want to be so afraid of dying that we stop living," said Pastor Ken Peters, a father of four in Lenore City, Tenn.