Health officials are sounding the alarm about a new COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa this week. Experts worry that the rapidly spreading Omicron variant could be even more contagious than Delta.
The United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries starting Monday over concerns of the "heavily mutated" COVID-19 omicron variant, senior administration officials said.
Originating in South Africa, a new COVID variant has scientists scrambling to figure out how quickly the strain will spread.
A large majority of U.S. adults believe that most of the suffering in the world comes from people rather than from God, according to surveys from the Pew Research Center.
Most say the COVID vaccines have boosted their confidence in attending gatherings.
Between Nov. 11 and Nov. 18, nearly 142,000 child cases were added — an increase of about 32% from two weeks ago and making up 25.1 percent of all the cases reported that week, AAP reported.
More than 5 milion people worldwide have died from COVID-19.
California now has one of the lowest coronavirus infection rates in the country, with 1.9% of people testing positive for the disease in the last week as the nation’s most populous state has so far avoided the uptick feared heading into the end-of-year holidays.
The number of childless adults between 18 and 49 years of age who have chosen to not have children in the future has increased 7% since the Pew Research Center conducted the same survey in 2018.
Dr. Anthony Fauci responded to a move by Washington, D.C. officials to remove indoor mask mandates, saying the move is premature and could lead to a spike in cases amid a recent COVID-19 surge in parts of the country.
Penn State veterinarians found an explosive number of COVID-19 cases in deer, leaving them to wonder if humans can contract the virus from the animals.
Santa Cruz County Health officials say COVID-19 cases have bumped up to roughly 27 a day, a 29% increase in two weeks, and if history repeats, cases will also rise after Thanksgiving.
A team reviewed the results of several studies worldwide and said findings suggest that mask-wearing was found to reduce new COVID-19 cases by more than half.
Pregnant women with COVID-19 face increased chances for stillbirths compared with uninfected women.
A holiday tradition returned to San Francisco's Union Square Thursday night, as city officials gathered for the lighting of the Macy's Christmas tree.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases says he's concerned over the uptick in hospitalizations among people fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Speaking at a White House press briefing on Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said COVID-19 is far from being an endemic illness, but said continued vaccination efforts could eventually bring the coronavirus under control.
A South Bay man was surprised by a swarm of caregivers outside a local medical center where he had been hospitalized for nine months due to COVID complications.
Fuel sticker shock has now turned into the 'reverse limbo' question of "How high can you go, setting new records every day?"
California health officials want all adults to get a booster before the winter holidays. But booking one online, can be tricky.