Vaccine teams are braving snow and sleet to get COVID-19 vaccines into arms—literally.   Carrying doses on a deadline, a vaccination team found themselves stuck in a massive snowstorm traffic jam outside Grants Pass, Oregon this week.  With vaccines due to expire within…

Across the US, the country with the most reported cases of COVID-19 in the world, an unfamiliar feeling is emerging: hope. Although catastrophic infection rates and death tolls continue, cautious optimism is growing as the country’s besieged health workers and others who…

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The WHO advised pregnant women yesterday against getting the Moderna vaccine; it said, unlike the Pfizer vaccine, there’s not enough data in yet to recommend it—except for pregnant health care workers and those with preexisting conditions.

There’s little evidence that schools contributed significantly to increased COVID-19 transmission, according to a

Amid complaints of shortages and patchy supply chains, the Biden administration has announced a surge in deliveries to US states in the coming weeks, AP reports.   With a new round of purchasing from Pfizer and Moderna, the administration says there will be enough vaccines…

After multiple delays and a 14-day quarantine, WHO investigators charged with uncovering the pandemic’s origins are finally set to begin work in China this week.   Families of Chinese COVID-19 victims want their story heard. They’re demanding accountability from a…

A year after the first COVID-19 case was reported in Wuhan, China, few countries have fully contained the disease. Those that have share few, if any, political similarities.

Pharma giant Merck has halted work on its 2 COVID vaccines, citing disappointing immune responses, STAT reports this morning.  

University of California, San Diego researchers are developing a color-changing sticker for masks that detect SARS-CoV-2 in the user's breath or saliva—the sensor is meant to aid surveillance, not replace standard testing protocols, they emphasize. CBS