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COVID cases are spiking in many parts of the country and hospital admissions have doubled since May. The latest surge is being driven by two new omicron subvariants. The CDC estimates that the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants represent more than…
Potential missteps in how we express our sympathy to others often emerge from our discomfort in witnessing another person in pain. But this advice from grief experts helps reframe how words can support people whose loved ones have died.
By Laura Santhanam
Many officials say it should become standard practice in tracking infectious diseases.
By Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News
The latest addition to the omicron lineage has been making waves in Europe. Whether it will do the same in the U.S. depends on rates of vaccination and prior infection.
By Prakash Nagarkatti, Mitzi Nagarkatti, The Conversation
By Rachel Cohrs, Andrew Joseph, STAT
The White House is begging Congress for more funds to help with COVID-19 surveillance, testing, and treatments — a call that could be bolstered by emerging signs of an increase in COVID-19 cases in Europe.
By Courtney Norris
Two years into the pandemic, concerns about COVID-19's impact on mental health continue to grow. We spoke to people across the country about their particular struggles and the work being done to help others suffering during the pandemic. And Dr.
For nearly two years, Americans have been getting a crash course on the evolution of science, data and research – one in which our knowledge and understanding need constant fine-tuning.
Dr. Paul Burton told the PBS NewsHour’s chief correspondent and substitute anchor Amna Nawaz that omicron will not vanish after the current surge in cases subsides.
The pandemic’s ever-shifting demands mean goals must be established now to build up the country’s testing capacity for the future.
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