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The prevention protocols will be similar to those at the Tokyo Games this summer, but much tighter. That won't be a stretch in Beijing, with China having maintained a “Zero COVID" policy since early in the pandemic.
U.S. regulators on Wednesday spelled out long-awaited guidelines aimed at reducing sodium levels in dozens of foods including condiments, french fries and potato chips.
The Food and Drug Administration said Monday the shot is safe and offers strong protection for younger teens based on testing of more than 2,000 U.S. volunteers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance to say fully vaccinated people can travel within the U.S. without getting tested for the coronavirus or going into quarantine afterward.
Health officials around the world are racing to vaccinate enough people to stop the spread of COVID-19, but what qualifies as “enough” is still an open question.
COVID-19 vaccines have begun shipping in the U.S. after getting emergency authorization, setting off the nation’s biggest ever vaccination push. But with limited supplies, how will the vaccine be allocated?…
It will be a monumental undertaking to distribute hundreds of millions of doses, prioritize who's first in line and ensure that people who get the initial shot return for the necessary second one. The push could begin as early as…
Calling nursing homes ground zero of the coronavirus crisis, federal officials said Monday they plan to start monitoring infections and deaths in such facilities to help spot trends and early signs the virus is spreading in communities.
Federal health officials are coming under increasing pressure to start publicly tracking coronavirus infections and deaths in nursing homes amid criticism they have not been transparent enough in responding to an explosion of outbreaks.
U.S. hospitals are bracing for a surge in coronavirus patients who need ventilators and other resources that could soon be in critically short supply.
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