Get the shot or else: Corporate America, health companies put teeth behind vaccine mandates

The proliferation of mandates for COVID-19 shots is increasingly being backed up with penalties, including surcharges…

Masks ordered for most Florida students, defying DeSantis

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Just over half of Florida’s 2.8 million public school students now…

Pentagon orders COVID vaccinations for military personnel

Not getting the COVID-19 shot is no longer an option for almost all members of the…

New N.Y. governor adds 12,000 deaths to publicized COVID-19 tally

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul promised more government transparency on her first…

Delta Air Lines to impose $200 per month fee on unvaccinated workers

Delta Air Lines plans to impose a $200-per-month fee on unvaccinated employees enrolled in the company…

Experts on WHO team say search for COVID-19 origins has stalled

LONDON (AP) — The international scientists dispatched to China by the World Health Organization to find…

Pentagon: U.S. troops must get their COVID-19 vaccines ASAP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military troops must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd…

Johnson & Johnson: Booster COVID-19 shot produces ‘robust’ antibodies

A booster dose of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine sparked a “rapid and robust…

Pfizer vaccine’s FDA approval creates new hurdle for anti-mandate lawsuits

The Food and Drug Administration‘s full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine this week will throw a…

White House highlights monoclonal antibodies as ‘underutilized’ virus treatment

The Biden administration said a COVID-19 treatment used on former President Trump and Texas Gov. Greg…

Fauci warns ‘wily virus’ could derail 2022 return to normalcy, avoids specifics on herd immunity

Dr. Anthony Fauci says Americans who have avoided COVID-19 should get vaccinated if they don’t want…

U.S. outbreaks force early reversals on in-person learning

ATLANTA (AP) — A few weeks into the new school year, growing numbers of U.S. districts…

Oak mites making D.C.-area residents itchy; tiny bugs feed on cicadas

D.C. artist Michele Banks says she first began to feel the itch early this month after…

Dr. Anthony Fauci sees light at end of the pandemic tunnel by spring of next year

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday he sees the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel…

Mandates begin in earnest after full FDA approval of Pfizer COVID vaccine

Hospitals, governors and the military wasted little time Monday in requiring their workers to roll up…

South Dakota Republicans press Gov. Kristi Noem on vaccine mandates ban

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota House lawmakers have tried to pressure Gov. Kristi Noem to…

Jen Psaki: Donald Trump being booed for encouraging vaccines shows strength of skepticism

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Monday offered rare praise for former President Donald Trump,…

Stocks rise broadly; Pfizer gains after FDA approves vaccine

Stocks are solidly higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Monday, placing the S&P 500 on…

Rev Jesse Jackson and wife remain hospitalized for COVID-19

CHICAGO (AP) – Civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, remained hospitalized…

Small crowds, big noise at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) – Hunter Nepple’s game-tying three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth…