Those still dying from Covid-19 in the US are "overwhelmingly" unvaccinated, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN's Jake Tapper. "This virus is an opportunist," Walensky said. "As long as there are those who are not vaccinated, Covid-19 will remain a threat."
© Provided by Birmingham WBRC BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Johnson and Johnson vaccine was temporarily halted in early April after six women developed a unique blood clot after receiving it, but the vaccine went back in rotation just weeks later. Alabama health providers are still offering the one-and-done vaccine as an option, but they do let people know there is a small risk associated with it.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — A multi-state investigation was all sparked by a rabid dog. The dog was one of a few dozen animals imported by an animal rescue organization from the Middle East to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The animal eventually ended up with a Chester County family.
A panel of experts convened by the top US health agency will hold a meeting Wednesday to review data surrounding more than 300 confirmed cases of heart muscle inflammation among adolescents and young adults after receiving mRNA Covid vaccines. The committee, hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will hear a risk-benefit analysis as researchers explore whether the shots can cause myocarditis, as well as cases of inflammation of the heart lining, pericarditis.
This change follows the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) change in regards to the Delta variant status being updated from a variant of interest to a variant of concern. Forty-one cases of the variant have been reported in Virginia since March 2021, according to the VDH.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) COVID-19 residential eviction moratorium set to expire June 30 is expected to be extended by another month, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters. An announcement could come as early as Wednesday, the sources said.
We want to warn you: The information presented in this report may be difficult for some to watch. Suicide has been the 10th leading cause of death in the United States among adults, and among young adults it’s been the second, according to the CDC.
Some health officials in Arkansas are advocating that you wear a mask when you're out in public and don't know if others around you are vaccinated, even if you are fully protected. Dr. Joe Thompson, President and CEO of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, described it as a "personal choice."
Today: The White House acknowledged the U.S. won't make it to Biden's July 4 vaccination goal, Anthony Fauci warns of localized outbreaks, and a key Democrat releases drug pricing principles. We'll start with vaccinations: So much for the July 4 vaccination goal....White House acknowledges it will fall short
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Notre Dame of Maryland University hosted another vaccination clinic on campus Tuesday, vaccinating more than 3,800 people this spring. But as Maryland continues to encourage vaccinations, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that some hesitancy remains among adults ages 18 to 39.
Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next week
A group of House Democrats called on Biden and the CDC to extend a federal eviction moratorium. "It is an urgent matter of health, racial, and economic justice," they wrote in a letter. Around 7 million people are still behind on their rent, according to the Census Bureau.
Long-haul COVID-19 impacts nearly a quarter of people who contract the disease, a new analysis of 2 million patients suggests. Persistent symptoms, including pain, breathing difficulties, and fatigue may last up to nine months after the initial illness. Half of patients who were severely ill and 19% of people with asymptomatic infections developed post-COVID conditions.
A group of 44 House Democrats on Tuesday pressed President Joe Biden to extend the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s nationwide ban on evictions before it expires at the end of the month. "Evictions take lives and push households deeper into poverty, impacting everything from health outcomes to educational attainment,” they said.
The cruise industry is getting ready to set sail from U.S. ports this summer after a 15-month layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic. DeSantis said he feared the passports would "reduce individual freedom" and not allow people to participate in normal everyday life. But if you are planning a trip on a Royal Caribbean ship out of Miami, there are some new guidelines you will want to be aware of before your voyage.
And it may already account for 1 in every 5 infections nationwide, experts say. "This is the most transmissible of all the variants that we've seen," Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, told CNN's Ana Cabrera Monday.
Royal Caribbean's "Freedom of the Seas" returned to PortMiami Tuesday morning after embarking on a “simulated” cruise Sunday night with hundreds of fully-vaccinated employees serving as volunteer guests. The cruise returned with around 650 employees that made part of the test run. In accordance with CDC guidelines and requirements, the purpose of the simulation was to observe the cruise line's multilayered health and safety measures, more than a year after COVID-19 brought the U.S. cruise industry to a halt.
More and more women are holding off on having a baby, and one big reason why is they want a stable career first. Let's connect the dots. Stronger economy, lower birthrate The birthrate for women in their 20s has been falling since the late 2000s.
If You Notice This at Night, Your Heart Disease Risk Is Doubled Heart disease is not a diagnosis anyone wants to receive. This deadly condition causes the most deaths every year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While you may not be able to instantly check your blood pressure and cholesterol—two of the biggest risk factors—there are other risk factors that are more readily apparent.