A drug company says that partial results from a study testing an antibody drug give hints that it may help keep mild to moderately ill COVID-19 patients from needing to be hospitalized, a goal no current coronavirus medicine has been able to meet.
“These actually, we have clear scientific evidence they work, and they are our best defense," CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said of face masks during congressional testimony on Wednesday.
More than 800 nurses walked off the job Saturday at Chicago’s University of Illinois Hospital after the latest contract negotiations aimed at averting the strike ended with an impasse.
The goal is preventing an additional viral outbreak, on top of COVID-19, which there isn't a vaccine for yet.
Health experts say getting the flu shot now before flu season begins, will last you throughout the season.
Arizona's Governor and state health officials are asking for everyone to get a flu shot. The shots will be offered at many COVID-19 testing sites.
Roughly 20 percent of Americans say they don’t trust vaccines, according to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized the first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need any special computer equipment to get results, which appear on a testing card with a similar design to some pregnancy tests.
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn is apologizing for overstating the life-saving benefits of using convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19 patients.
You should put off routine dental care until coronavirus cases fall, according to the WHO. UPDATE: A network of dentists in the U.S. have pushed back.
According to a survey from InCrowd, a medical research company, a majority of infectious disease experts believed it would likely take as long as a year before a coronavirus vaccine is widely available to the public after the vaccine’s approval.
A recent study suggests that people find mask wearers to be more trustworthy and socially desirable, despite being seen as ill.
A U.K. doctor decided to run 22 miles while wearing a mask to help reassure anyone who has seen misinformation on social media claiming masks drop oxygen levels, that for the most part, it's simply not true.
Dozens of state and local public health leaders around the country have resigned or have been fired amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Biotech company Novavax publishes study which finds all volunteers for phase 1 coronavirus trial have developed viral antibodies
The Texas board that licenses doctors has warned physicians that it could take action against anyone who falsely advertises a cure for COVID-19.
The Miami Herald reported that 14 junior residents, two senior residents, a fellow and an administrative employee contracted COVID-19 after attending a private party.
Doctor Stella Immanuel has raised eyebrows in the past for saying women have medical issues for having sex with demons and witches in their dreams, and her latest message about a cure for COVID-19 is stirring up new controversy.
New study results are boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple, reliable way to help family doctors diagnose the most common form of dementia
Phoenix is playing a vital role in helping researchers and doctors find a vaccine for the coronavirus.