The U.S. is setting up a $1.7 billion national network to identify and track worrisome coronavirus mutations whose spread could trigger another pandemic wave, the Biden administration announced Friday.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said coronavirus cases are continuing to rise globally at "worrying" rates, noting that the number of new cases per week has nearly doubled during the past two months.
By Associated Press
More than 30 million Americans have gone without health insurance in the last year. Other high-income nations cover their entire populations for a lot less money than the U.S. already spends. But does a universal health care system help save…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane, Claire Mufson
His office says that Wednesday's operation in Virginia went well and that Pence "is expected to fully recover and return to normal activity in the coming days."…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Across the country, Americans have been drawing on a vast range of career experience as COVID vaccinators. The PBS NewsHour spoke with a few of them about how their skills translate on the job.
The nation’s top infectious disease expert clashed with Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan Thursday over what it will take for the country to reopen more amid the coronavirus pandemic.
By Matthew Herper, STAT News
New research may offer at least a partial explanation for the phenomenon that has been seen with so-called adenovirus vaccines.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The Biden administration is beginning to undo a Trump-era ban on clinics referring women for abortions. That policy directive led to Planned Parenthood leaving the federal family planning program.
By Associated Press
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that free psychological counseling will be provided to children and teenagers struck by a wave of mental health difficulties that accompanied the coronavirus pandemic.
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