China’s “zero-COVID“ strategy has confined millions of people to their homes and set off protests and demands for President Xi Jinping to resign.
Los Angeles County may once again bring back the indoor mask mandate. According to Director Barbara Ferrer, if the county reaches the CDC's high transmission category, masking may be required indoors – again.
Delivery company DoorDash is eliminating more than 1,200 corporate jobs, about 6% of its total workforce, saying it hired too many people when demand for its services increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patient zero had gone on a 35-minute jog in a local park without a mask and ended up exposing 2,836 people to the virus, 39 of whom tested positive, health officials said.
Most protesters focused their anger on COVID-19 restrictions that confine families to their homes for months and have been criticized as neither scientific nor effective.
Dr. Fauci, who is just weeks away from retirement, had a consistent, familiar message for Americans during his last time at the podium — get your COVID shot.
Only about 13% of U.S. adults have gotten the updated booster.
As respiratory syncytial virus, otherwise known as RSV, continues to surge across the United States, experts warn it’s possible people can be infected with it more than once.
The move came after hundreds of passengers were infected on the Majestic Princess.
In the study published on Nov. 16, 2022, in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, researchers report that maintaining an indoor relative humidity between 40 and 60 percent attributed to lower rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths.
The average daily rate of new COVID-19 cases in LA County has risen to 100 infections per 100,000 residents, the county's health officer says, meaning the county is again "strongly recommending" that everyone wear masks in indoor public spaces.
"You can start thinking about getting COVID as almost as an accelerant to aging," the lead researcher warned.
The Department of Transportation said it became flooded with consumer complaints whose flights were canceled or changed, but couldn’t get refunds.
Before COVID-19 wreaked havoc on mental health, there was already a surge of youth visits to emergency departments for suicidal thoughts between 2016 and 2019, the study says.
Overall, the WHO has reported 629 million cases and 6.5 million deaths linked to the pandemic.
A Lino Lakes family was left with a $20,000 bill for the treatment of their toddler, who was hospitalized and placed on oxygen with COVID-19 and enterovirus. Insurance deemed the treatment not "medically necessary."
With Thanksgiving two weeks away, public health officials are recommending that Americans get the new COVID-19 booster tweaked to target the most common omicron strain.
“Please return and take a tour in the park," an employee in a mask said to guests in a video on social media. "The park’s gates are all closed temporarily, and you cannot leave now.”
Health officials say the increase is "a public health concern worldwide."
In September 2021, cellphone video showed Kelly Walker and two other men in the doorway of an office at Mesquite Elementary School. They stated they would make a "citizen’s arrest" of the principal. Walker was upset his child would have to isolate and miss a school field trip because of possible exposure to someone with COVID-19.