New York's 7-day positivity rate has been on the decline for over two months straight, while its vaccination rate now stands at 69.5%.
Air travel continued its path towards pre-pandemic norms Friday when the TSA scanned 2 million passengers for the first time since March 2020.
The surgery can treat essential tremor and tremors caused by Parkinson’s disease.
Researchers from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) say they have discovered that brain cells actually compete to either suppress or promote traumatic memories.
Regulators took the first step last week by approving the use of the country’s Sinovac vaccine for children aged 3 to 17, and on Friday announced the same for the Sinopharm vaccine. No date has been set for the shots to start.
Suicide attempts among adolescents increased 31% amid the COVID-19 pandemic and over 50% of that was among females, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Researchers studying brain activity at the NIH found that rest during an activity may strengthen a person’s ability to do the skill.
Pointing to privacy rights, a divided state appeals court Friday overturned a circuit judge’s decision last year that allowed Alachua County to keep in place a mask requirement to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Two vaccinated California residents who won $50,000 in a state lottery never came forward and therefore, forfeited a $50,000 prize, state health officials said, prompting them to seek a new pair of winners.
The U.S. is confronted with an ever-growing surplus of COVID-19 vaccines, looming expiration dates and stubbornly lagging demand at a time when the developing world is clamoring for doses to stem a rise in infections.
Two batches of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine manufactured at the troubled Baltimore plant have been authorized for use by the FDA. But many more must be thrown out.
The CDC said reports of heart inflammation after the second dose of Pfizer or Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in male teens and young adults are higher than expected.
Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and advisor to the FDA said it’s “silly” not to vaccinate children against COVID-19 during a vaccine advisory committee.
A new $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug would raise Medicare premiums broadly.
RSV is primarily spread via respiratory droplets when a person coughs or sneezes, and through direct contact with a contaminated surface. RSV can be associated with severe disease in young children and older adults.
The number of teens who were able to get jobs during the summer of 2020 saw its lowest level since the Great Recession in 2008.
Two people on a fully vaccinated Celebrity Millennium cruise are isolating aboard the ship after testing positive for COVID-19.
Two recent studies suggest the virus that causes COVID-19 can target and damage the body’s cells that produce insulin, a vital hormone that regulates blood sugar in the body.
“It’s been a rough year, a year and a half, for me and everyone else out there,” Tony said of winning California's vaccine lottery. “So it’s nice to have this extra money come in.”
President Joe Biden is calling on global leaders to follow his lead in sharing coronavirus vaccines with struggling nations around the world.