Experts say it's not likely that the highly transmissible omicron variant — or any other variant — will lead us closer to herd immunity against COVID-19.
U.S. health regulators on Friday authorized bebtelovimab, a new antibody drug that targets the omicron variant, a key step in restocking the nation's arsenal against the latest version of COVID-19.
Experts say it's too early to know whether people infected with the omicron variant will develop long COVID. Doctors believe it's possible to have long-term effects from omicron.
COVID-19 testing sites around Central Florida are seeing so much less traffic, that some are starting to close down.
Propelled in part by the wildly contagious omicron variant, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 900,000 on Friday, less than two months after eclipsing 800,000.
With the brutal omicron wave rapidly loosening its grip, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are falling in 49 of 50 states, even as the nation's death toll closes in on another bleak round number: 900,000.
Spain will end a mandate to wear masks outdoors next week, reversing a late December order against an unprecedented surge of coronavirus infections fueled by a highly contagious mutation, Health Minister Carolina Darias said.
Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings provided an update on COVID-19 and the county’s efforts to monitor the omicron variant, COVID-19 testing, and vaccinations.
Omicron's race across the globe has amped up concerns about long COVID, which some estimates suggest affects a third of COVID-19 survivors.
The new omicron variant BA.2 has been detected in Wisconsin, according to a tweet from Dr. Ben Weston, Chief Health Policy Advisor for Milwaukee County.
The daily count of new coronavirus infections in Russia spiked above 110,000 as the highly contagious omicron variant races impacts the country.
The new coronavirus variant, which scientists call BA.2, is widely considered stealthier than the original version of omicron because particular genetic traits make it somewhat harder to detect.
The UK Health Security Agency said early analysis suggests BA.2 is more infectious than the first omicron strain but scientists haven't spotted any meaningful differences between the strains.
A new sub-variant of COVID-19, the BA.2 variant, has been detected in Washington, health officials announced Monday.
CDC data shows overall COVID-19 cases are dropping in the U.S., but some cases are still rising in some states.
Not all N95 masks are approved by the CDC and the FDA for fluid resistance, but at Advanced Concept Innovations (ACI) in Polk County, they're churning out 2 million CDC and FDA-approved N95 masks a day.
N95 or KN95 masks are being recommended by the CDC over cloth masks to ward off the omicron variant. Here are the benefits and when you should wear one.
The differences between omicron and delta variant symptoms were analyzed as part of a COVD-19 infection survey.
COVID-19 infections are soaring again at U.S. nursing homes because of the omicron wave, and deaths are climbing too, leading to new restrictions on family visits and a renewed push to get more residents and staff members vaccinated and boosted.
Get ready to learn more Greek letters. Scientists warn that omicron’s whirlwind advance practically ensures it won’t be the last version of the coronavirus to worry the world.