The latest coronavirus omicron subvariant— BA.2.75.— has doctors concerned about another surge in cases.
“If you’re over 50 and you haven’t gotten the shot this year, you should go get a shot," said White House COVID-19 coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha. "It’s going to save your life.”
Moderna’s study results revealed people given the combination vaccine shot had higher antibody levels to fight omicron and other variants.
South Africa's health minister says it is likely the country has entered a new wave of COVID-19 earlier than expected as new infections and hospitalizations have risen rapidly over the past two weeks.
Yet again, the U.S. is trudging into what could be another COVID-19 surge, with cases rising nationally and in most states after a two-month decline.
Dr. Anthony Fauci noted an increase in COVID-19 cases could come “over the next couple of weeks” potentially fueled by the high transmissibility of BA.2 — a subvariant of the omicron variant.
Scientists worry that a contagious coronavirus variant may soon push cases up in the United States just as it has in Europe and Asia.
“Right now, the way that we have seen, it is necessary, a fourth booster right now,” Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla said.
Residents of Changchun are required to remain home with one family member allowed to venture out to buy food and other necessities every two days.
Experts say it's not likely that the highly transmissible omicron variant — or any other variant — will lead us closer to herd immunity against COVID-19.
The Arizona Department of Health Services has decided to update the state's COVID-19 data on a weekly basis following a decline in cases and hospitalizations.
This winter's omicron wave in the U.S. also bolstered our defenses, leaving enough protection against the coronavirus that future spikes will likely require much less disruption to society.
U.S. health regulators on Friday authorized bebtelovimab, a new antibody drug that targets the omicron variant, a key step in restocking the nation's arsenal against the latest version of COVID-19.
Experts say it's too early to know whether people infected with the omicron variant will develop long COVID. Doctors believe it's possible to have long-term effects from omicron.
Propelled in part by the wildly contagious omicron variant, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 900,000 on Friday, less than two months after eclipsing 800,000.
U.S. job growth blew past expectations in January, as the economy brushed off a record-breaking surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide that threatened to sideline millions of workers and kept many consumers at home.
With the brutal omicron wave rapidly loosening its grip, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are falling in 49 of 50 states, even as the nation's death toll closes in on another bleak round number: 900,000.
Spain will end a mandate to wear masks outdoors next week, reversing a late December order against an unprecedented surge of coronavirus infections fueled by a highly contagious mutation, Health Minister Carolina Darias said.
COVID-19 vaccines have saved an unknown number of lives but will it be necessary for us to get boosters every few months? What about a new formula or a new shot entirely? This is the next debate on COVID-19 vaccines.
Omicron's race across the globe has amped up concerns about long COVID, which some estimates suggest affects a third of COVID-19 survivors.