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April 25, 2021 | The US Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has expanded approval of the Covid-19 drug remdesivir to Learn More

April 24, 2022 |You may be wondering whether to get the second Covid-19 booster now or hold on a second, so to speak, Learn More

April 24, 2022 | One thing everyone agrees on is that Stephanie didn't have to die. Even months after it happened, her family Learn More

April 22, 2022| Now that most US cities and states have dropped masking requirements and other precautions against Covid-19, you may be wondering Learn More

April 22, 2022 |Covid was responsible for 13 percent of all deaths in the U.S. in 2021, up from 10 percent the year Learn More

April 22, 2022 | Two reports released in today’s MMWR use CDC’s National Vital Statistics System to look at death rates in the Learn More

April 20, 2022 | In collaboration with NFL Alumni Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), former Detroit Lions tight Learn More

April 18, 2022 | The coronavirus remains new enough and its long-term effects unpredictable enough that measuring the threat posed by an infection Learn More

April 15, 2022 | Many of us are returning from spring break travel and holiday celebrations with loved ones just as cases in Learn More

April 14, 2022 | Americans will be able to find out if they have COVID-19 with a breathalyzer test, the Food and Drug Learn More

April 13, 2022 | Pfizer Chief Executive Albert Bourla said on Wednesday that the company could possibly develop a new vaccine that protects Learn More

April 12, 2022 | The U.S. should use this moment when coronavirus cases are relatively low to prepare for a "likely" surge in Learn More

April 12, 2022 | RATs are not infallible, but a few tips and tricks will help you get the most out of them Learn More

April 8, 2022 | The U.S. could follow the trend of the United Kingdom and see a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by Learn More

April 07, 2022 | Overseas airlines are having to cancel hundreds of flights as they grapple with coronavirus-related staffing shortages weeks after they Learn More

April 6, 2022 | From the early days of the pandemic, doctors noticed that in severe cases of Covid-19 -- the ones that Learn More

April 5, 2022 |There's no downside to getting a fourth dose now, Dr. Rochelle Walensky told NBC News, adding that recent omicron infection Learn More

April 4, 2022 | Most vaccinated people will probably require yet another COVID-19 vaccine booster shot in the fall, a top Food and Learn More

April 01, 2022 | Taking these seven steps now can lower your risk and minimize the disruption to your family’s life. Learn More

March 31, 2022 | More than 16 million Americans rolled up their sleeves last year to get Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine because Learn More

March 30, 2022 | A subvariant of omicron that's even more contagious than the original is now the most common coronavirus strain in Learn More

March 29, 2022 | Older adults can get second booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus vaccines, federal agencies announced Tuesday as Learn More

March 28, 2022 | Everyone 50 and older could soon be eligible for an additional COVID-19 vaccine at least four months after their Learn More

March 25, 2022 | U.S. cases are rising in 11 states, and experts still predict another wave is coming Learn More

March 24, 2022 | Omicron’s more contagious subvariant, BA.2, has more than doubled in prevalence over the past two weeks in the U.S. Learn More

March 23, 2022 | Moderna announced interim results of its Covid-19 vaccine for children younger than 6 on Wednesday. Learn More

March 22, 2022 | Some scientists think we might be rolling up our sleeves each year not just for flu shots but for Learn More

March 21, 2022 | U.S. health experts are warning an emerging, highly contagious Covid omicron variant, called BA.2, could soon lead to another Learn More

March 18, 2022 | Experts say that the most vulnerable would benefit from a second booster soonest. Learn More

March 17, 2022 | A surge in coronavirus infections in Western Europe has experts and health authorities on alert for another wave of Learn More

March 15, 2022 | Most people ages 12 and older are considered “up to date” with their COVID-19 vaccines if they received either Learn More

March 14, 2022 | Moderna is going head-to-head with Pfizer-BioNTech for the opportunity to vaccinate the youngest children, the only Americans still not Learn More

March 14, 2022 | To help fend off another wave of Covid-19, people will need a fourth dose of vaccine, Pfizer CEO Albert Learn More

March 11, 2022| Forget temperature checks and deep-cleaning surfaces. The best way to protect people from Covid-19 as they return to offices and Learn More

March 10, 2022| A potential new COVID-19 variant, a combination of the delta and omicron variants – you can call it "deltacron" – Learn More

March 09, 2022 | Pfizer has begun a Phase 2 and 3 clinical trial of its Covid-19 antiviral treatment, Paxlovid, in children ages Learn More

March 07, 2022| Americans can order more free at-home COVID-19 tests from the U.S. government at COVIDtests.gov to be shipped to their homes, Learn More

March 07, 2022 | The new British research is the first to reveal striking differences in areas of the brain based on scans Learn More

March 04, 2022| Two years ago, the calamitous first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic hit the US with unprecedented intensity. Learn More

March 03, 2022 | The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to halt all aspects of their joint COVID-19 protocols, effective Learn More

March 02, 2022 | Americans can order additional free at-home Covid-19 tests supplied by the US government starting next week. Learn More

March 01, 2022 | More than 140 million Americans have had the coronavirus, according to estimates from blood tests that reveal antibodies from Learn More

February 28, 2022 | Doctors emphasize virus still a threat and that people who are not vaccinated at greater risk of become severely Learn More

February 24, 2022 | Two years into the pandemic, an estimated 6.7 million children have lost at least one of their parents or Learn More

February 23, 2022 | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday issued new COVID-19 mRNA vaccine guidance, expanding the recommended Learn More

February 23, 2021| The world could soon have another vaccine option in its fight against Covid-19 Learn More

February 22, 2022 | At this point, one thing about the pandemic is clear: The COVID-19 vaccines, even when followed by a booster, Learn More

February 21, 2022 | As the world approaches the second anniversary of the declaration of the Covid-19 pandemic by the World Health Organization, Learn More

February 18, 2022 | But a public health expert says it is a "move to promote normalcy without there really being normalcy." Learn More

February 17, 2022 | The omicron wave that assaulted the United States this winter also bolstered its defenses, leaving enough protection against the Learn More

February 15, 2022 | While new Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations keep tumbling, more than 2,000 Americans are still dying every day from Covid-19. Learn More

February 13, 2022 | The U.S. has almost reached the end of the "full blown" pandemic and could reach immunity levels sufficient to Learn More

February 12, 2022 | The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized Eli Lilly and Co's (LLY.N) COVID-19 antibody drug for people Learn More

February 10, 2022 | White House Chief Medical advisor Antony Fauci hinted that there may be the need for the fourth-dose boost in Learn More

February 09, 2022 | Covid-19 hospitalizations are dropping quickly in the United States, but a heavy burden persists, and the nation's health care Learn More

February 07, 2022 | New cases of a COVID-19 subvariant have been found in Florida, according to an infectious disease expert. Learn More

February 04, 2022 | As of Friday, more than 900,000 people in the United States have died of Covid-19 since the start of Learn More

February 03, 2022 | Millions of Americans have purchased rapid COVID-19 tests online or at local stores and signed up to receive test Learn More

February 02, 2022 | As the U.S. inches up to a 64% vaccination rate for the entire population, only 42% of those eligible Learn More

February 01, 2022 |Cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. appear to be finally trending downward, but a new variant called BA.2 — and Learn More

January 28, 2022 | The conspiracy theory that athletes are collapsing or dying after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine resurfaced this week after two Learn More

January 27, 2022 |Yes, a new variant of omicron is spreading on at least four continents. But, no, it shouldn't be a cause Learn More

January 26, 2022 | The omicron variant continues to surge throughout the United States, hitting both unvaccinated and vaccinated people alike. But the Learn More

January 25, 2022 | Pfizer and BioNTech have begun a clinical trial to evaluate a new, omicron-specific vaccine for COVID-19, the pharmaceutical companies Learn More

January 24, 2022 | As the Omicron variant swept through the country, COVID-19 at home rapid tests were in high demand and hard Learn More

January 22, 2022| Booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have proven highly effective at preventing omicron-related hospitalizations, according to new data Learn More

January 20, 2022 | White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said the Food and Drug Administration could approve Pfizer Learn More

January 19, 2022 | When the Delta variant was dominant in the United States, both vaccination and prior infection helped protect against Covid-19, Learn More

January 18, 2022 | A recent study used surveillance data for the entire population of North Carolina to evaluate the durability of protection Learn More

January 18, 2022 | The federal government has quietly launched its website to sign up for free Covid-19 tests, allowing people to order Learn More

January 13, 2022 | President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the government will double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to Learn More

January 11, 2022 | The omicron-driven surge has sent COVID-19 hospitalizations skyrocketing across the U.S., reaching a new pandemic high this week with Learn More

January 11, 2022 | Starting Saturday, insurers will have to cover up to eight rapid Covid-19 tests a month Learn More

January 10, 2022 | The seven-day average of newly reported Covid-19 infections in the U.S. is on track to triple the pre-Omicron record Learn More

January 07, 2022 | Hospitalization rates among the youngest children are reaching their highest levels yet as the omicron variant spreads and babies Learn More

January 05, 2022 | The NFL, not surprisingly in the midst of a rise in COVID-19 cases, has looked into other potential sites Learn More

January 05, 2022 | New year, new coronavirus term?Many people around the world kicked off 2022 by searching for more information about “flurona,” Learn More

January 05, 2022 | The language around what constitutes fully vaccinated against Covid-19 is being replaced, in the strongest indication by White House Learn More

January 04, 2022 | President Joe Biden on Tuesday sought to reassure the public that the federal government is prepared to address the Learn More

January 4, 2022 | More than one million new Covid-19 infections were reported in the U.S., a sign of the rapid spread of Learn More

December 17, 2021 | Some former NFL players are teaming up Saturday to raise COVID-19 vaccine awareness and offering vaccinations and boosters. Learn More

December 14, 2021 | New Axios/Ipsos poll finds that, despite this, the vast majority plan to travel and see people outside of their Learn More

December 14, 2021 | The first doses of an FDA-authorized Covid-19 vaccine have been delivered to all 50 states, the District of Columbia Learn More

December 13, 2021 | Nashville, TN (TN Tribune)–To encourage vaccination, NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Learn More

December 13, 2021 | One year ago, the biggest vaccination drive in American history began with a flush of excitement in an otherwise Learn More

December 09, 2022| “Today, CDC is strengthening its booster recommendations and encouraging everyone 16 and older to receive a booster shot. Learn More

December 08, 2021 | On November 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children, ages 5-11, Learn More

December 02, 2021 | New Actions Aim to Get Americans Boosted for Even Greater Protection Against the Delta and Omicron Variants, Keep Schools Learn More

December 01, 2021 | The California and San Francisco Departments of Public Health have confirmed that a recent case of COVID-19 among an Learn More

November 29, 2021 | Today, CDC is strengthening its recommendation on booster doses for individuals who are 18 years and older. Everyone ages Learn More

November 22, 2021 | Dr. Allen Sills, the chief medical officer for the National Football League, is used to answering a lot of Learn More

November 19, 2021 | Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) expanded recommendations Learn More

November 9, 2021 | Four days after his initial comments following his positive COVID-19 test, Aaron Rodgers returned to "The Pat McAfee Show" Learn More

November 04, 2021 | The COVID-19 vaccine is safe for children and presents the best way to get past the inconveniences brought by Learn More

November 03, 2021 | The NFL's hottest team will be without its most important player Sunday. Learn More

November 02, 2021 | Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that Learn More

November 02, 2021 |US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Tuesday evening she was endorsing a recommendation to Learn More

November 01, 2021 | This big midseason showdown on Thursday night at Arizona provides another fresh, prime-time reminder of all that can still Learn More

October 27, 2021 | The National Football League (NFL) said on Tuesday that 94.1% of its players had received the COVID-19 vaccine, a Learn More

October 15, 2021| U.S. health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday, citing growing worry that Americans who got Learn More