Govt to ease up guidance on indoor mask-wearing: Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday will ease indoor mask-wearing…

CDC: Fully vaccinated don’t need masks indoors or outdoors

Fully vaccinated people can ditch their masks and ignore physical distancing both outdoors and indoors in…

Missouri governor drops voter-approved Medicaid expansion

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson dropped plans Thursday to expand the state’s…

Fauci: Vaccinated persons can toss mask aside outdoors

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday it is OK for fully vaccinated people to take off their…

Ron DeSantis vows to pardon Floridians punished for face mask, social distancing violations

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he plans to pardon residents who have been punished for violating…

Some proms are back, with masks, distancing and coronavirus testing

BOSTON (AP) — A minor league baseball stadium. A negative coronavirus test and absolutely no slow…

Fears about COVID-19 hit new low in U.S.: Poll

Fears about the coronavirus hit a new low in the U.S., according to a poll published…

Ohio vaccine incentives include $1 million prize and college scholarships

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is offering big lottery incentives — including a $1…

Nurses, nonprofits, others take COVID-19 vaccine to homebound people

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For months, Victoria McAllister searched online to make a vaccination appointment. Unlike…

Health experts remind public to stay vigilant against other diseases, illnesses besides COVID-19

Remember West Nile virus? Lyme disease? Eastern Equine Encephalitis? These menaces to health may have fallen…

Sanjay Gupta, CNN medical correspondent, rips muddled pandemic message

NEW YORK — At this stage in the pandemic, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta is concerned that…

Biden says COVID-19 shots to begin Thursday for children 12 and older: ‘One more giant step’

President Biden said U.S. adolescents will begin receiving COVID-19 shots on Thursday after a federal advisory…

Emergent BioSolutions execs to testify before House panel

Executives from a company blamed for mishaps in the production of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine…

CDC panel to clear the way for first Pfizer shots in 12-15 age group

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are meeting Wednesday to discuss the Pfizer–BioNTech…

German people getting pushy in seeking COVID-19 vaccine

German vaccinators say people are getting aggressive in their bids for COVID-19 shots and trying to…

Frustration in Japan as PM Yoshihide Suga pushes Olympics despite the coronavirus

TOKYO (AP) — A full-page newspaper ad says the Japanese will be “killed by politics” because…

COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — During the gloomiest stretches of the pandemic, Dr. Diona Krahn’s veterinary…

Officials in D.C., Maryland, Virginia say no plans for COVID-19 vaccine requirement for kids

School and health officials in the D.C. area say they currently have no plans to require…

Don Lemon urges vaccinated Americans to get back to normal: ‘We cannot be afraid’

CNN host Don Lemon on Monday urged fully vaccinated Americans to get back to “some semblance…

Rand Paul: Fauci hiding past work on ‘super-viruses that jump from animals to humans’

Rhetorical fireworks ensued yet again on Tuesday when Sen. Rand Paul faced off with Dr. Anthony…