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In our news wrap Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci called attention to two new subvariants of COVID-19 that now represent more than half of all U.S. cases, protestors in Shanghai clashed with police over China's restrictive COVID lockdowns, intense Russian shelling…
As the newest dominant COVID subvariants BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 emerge, scientists are looking beyond traditional methods to track its spread. One important tool in their arsenal is wastewater surveillance. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from California, one of the first…
By Cat Wise, Layla Quran
In our news wrap Saturday, European leaders arrived in Ukraine for a food security summit as the country’s power grid slowly comes back online, heavy rains caused deadly landslides across the Italian island of Ischia, China eased some COVID lockdown…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
The omicron variant is driving U.S. COVID-19 case counts higher in many places just in time for the holiday season.
By Laura Ungar, Associated Press
By Dan Cooney, Matt Rasnic
Right now, the most important thing is getting vaccinated and boosted to prevent the spread of the virus.
By Ashraf Khalil, Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
The trial of a far-right extremist group leader and four associates charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol has been delayed after the Oath Keepers leader tested positive for the coronavirus.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
New national test results show that the pandemic spared no part of the country as it caused historic learning setbacks for America's children.
This past week, the FDA and CDC signed off on updated COVID-19 vaccines to boost protection against newer variants of the virus, in an effort to limit an anticipated seasonal surge in infections this fall. Dr. Peter Hotez, co-director of…
In our news wrap Sunday, a cease-fire in Gaza has gone into effect after days of Israeli strikes and militant counterattacks, the U.S. Senate passed a sprawling bill to fight climate change and lower healthcare costs, Biden cleared from isolation…
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