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In our news wrap Tuesday, Russia targets Ukraine's cities killing scores of civilians, Russian President Putin meets with Iran's leaders amid sanctions, the WHO issued new warnings about super-infectious COVID subvariants, a CDC panel is considering who should receive a…
About 70% of people 50 and older who got a first COVID-19 booster shot haven’t received a secondary dose recommended by the CDC. Inconsistent public health messaging has been a hurdle.
By Sam Whitehead, Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News
A new coronavirus variant called BA.5 is fueling yet another wave of COVID infections across the globe. This week, the CDC said BA.5 is now the dominant strain in the U.S. accounting for more than 60 percent of cases. It…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Ukraine's military said it destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in outside the occupied city of Kherson, the U.S. military killed the leader of the Islamic State group in Syria, Mexico's president calls for end to…
In our news wrap Monday, The death toll rose to 31 in a Russian missile strike on an apartment block in Ukraine's Donetsk region, police in South Africa hunt for gunmen who killed 15 people, a contagious Covid mutation gains…
With vaccinations, boosters and drugs, COVID has become a far less deadly risk for most Americans than earlier in the pandemic. But COVID still presents numerous problems, particularly for some of the most vulnerable people, with an average of more…
By Victoria Milko, Associated Press
Here are a few facts about the extra contagious, now dominant variant in the U.S.
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