Travel plans are being disrupted because of flight cancellations, as the pandemic once again casts a pall on celebrations around the world.
Emails from Dr. Deborah Birx, the former White House COVID coordinator, and Dr. Jay Butler, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official, detailed their objection to the administration's guidance.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The Food and Drug Administration authorization of Merck's molnupiravir comes one day after the agency cleared a competing drug from Pfizer.
On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Biden's administration had done enough to ensure Americans gathering with family members this season were able to do so safely.
Many of Italy’s ski resorts reopened this month for the first time since march 2020 when they were forced to close as COVID swept across the country. The industry as a whole lost billions. Even with a spike in cases,…
By Geoff Mulvihill, David Lieb, Associated Press
A federal judge blocked the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors and subcontractors.
By Yamiche Alcindor, Dorothy Hastings
The United States’ COVID-19 watch has turned up more cases of the omicron variant Thursday. They appeared as President Joe Biden unveiled new initiatives on vaccines, masking and treatment. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The trajectory of omicron infections is being watched closely in India, where the official death toll from COVID-19 is approaching half a million. The true toll is likely much higher. Memories are still fresh of the devastation caused by the…
By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
School leaders in Michigan dealing with staffing shortages across their districts now face a flu season that’s arrived alongside a major spike in COVID-19 cases…
By Ed White, Associated Press
The U.S. is facing its second Thanksgiving of the pandemic in better shape than the first time around, thanks to the vaccine, though some regions are seeing surges of COVID-19 cases.
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