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Health Jun 24Nearly all COVID deaths in U.S. are now among unvaccinated
It is a staggering demonstration of how effective the shots have been and an indication that deaths per day — now down to under 300 — could be practically zero if everyone eligible got the vaccine.
Health Apr 27U.S. lifts barriers to prescribing opioid addiction treatment
New guidelines announced Tuesday mean doctors will no longer need extra hours of training to prescribe buprenorphine, a gold standard medicine that helps with cravings.
Health Apr 22COVID-19 hospitalizations tumble among U.S. senior citizens
The falling numbers show the country's vaccination strategy is working, easing pressure on the frayed hospital system. But experts note the country will need to make similar progress among younger people, who are making up a bigger portion of new…
World Mar 17Experts: Virus surge in Europe a cautionary tale for US
Optimism is spreading in the U.S. as COVID-19 deaths plummet and states ease restrictions and open vaccinations to younger adults. But across Europe, dread is setting in with another wave of infections that is closing schools and cafes and bringing…
Nation Mar 05Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 still wait for advice
More than 27 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health officials for what they should and shouldn’t do.
Health Jan 07U.S. registering highest deaths yet from the coronavirus
he same day that supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol, the nation recorded nearly 3,900 deaths.
Health Dec 11COVID-19 viral spread related to Thanksgiving appears across U.S.
Contact tracers and emergency room doctors are hearing repeatedly from new coronavirus patients that they socialized during the Thanksgiving holiday with people outside their households. The next round of festivities could yield even more cases.
Nation Nov 05Counties with worst virus surges overwhelmingly voted Trump
U.S. voters went to the polls starkly divided on how they see President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Oct 02U.S. panel tackles race, poverty in virus vaccine priorities
A U.S. advisory panel is making recommendations for who should be first in line to get COVID-19 vaccine.
Health Sep 22U.S. death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000
The number of dead in the U.S. is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days.