The announcement comes days after the federal Centers for Disease Control changed course on masking guidelines. The CDC recently said it has new information showing the delta variant's ability to spread among vaccinated people.
By Associated Press
The findings have the potential to upend past thinking about how the disease is spread. Previously, vaccinated people who got infected were thought to have low levels of virus and to be unlikely to pass it to others. But the…
By Lindsey Tanner, Philip Marcelo, Associated Press
New evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may be more dangerous than other versions has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
Florida grapples with a deadly red tide, chefs push back against gas stove bans and eager travelers face long delays when renewing passports. Check out these stories and others you might have missed on this week's episode of 5 Stories.
By Deema Zein, Julia Griffin
By Associated Press
The World Health Organization warned on Friday of the vast spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus and said it should serve as a "call to action" to speed up vaccination around the world before "more variants emerge."…
Occasional breakthroughs are expected with any vaccine, but more transmissible variants spread among so many unvaccinated people in the United States has placed greater strain on highly effective and safe COVID-19 vaccines.
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
Scientists are trying to piece together why the delta variant so readily infects unvaccinated Americans, spewing 1,000 times more virus particles.
By Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press
Thursday's announcement by Naftali Bennett makes Israel the first country to offer a third dose of the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine to its citizens on a wide scale.
By Alexandra Jaffe, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
The nation's millions of federal workers will be required to verify they've been vaccinated against the coronavirus or else face mandatory masking, weekly testing, distancing and other new rules.
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