Republicans are rebelling against the requirement that they wear a mask on the House floor. And that's stoking tensions with majority Democrats who still require masks despite updated guidance from federal health officials.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Biden also plans to announce a new cap in the U.S. for refugees, after taking strong criticism for failing to raise the previous administration's cap of accepting 15,000 refugees annually.
By Associated Press
Now U.S. manufacturers say they have vast surpluses for sale, and hospitals say they have three to 12 month stockpiles.
By Martha Mendoza, Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
Hospitalizations are down 62% for childhood respiratory illnesses, a study shows. Masking and social distancing are keeping a variety of viruses in check this flu season.
By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio
By PBS NewsHour
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued new guidelines for people who are fully vaccinated, outlining what they can do safely and providing a small window into what life in the U.S. may look like in the…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
When both the exhaling and inhaling heads were double-masked, more than 95% of the particles were blocked, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
By William Brangham, Alison Thoet
There are now several troubling variants of the coronavirus circulating, and a few seem to make the virus more contagious. One variant , the United Kingdom strain, is also more likely to make people sick or to kill them. The…
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
Health experts say the best hope for ending the pandemic isn’t to choose between masks, physical distancing and vaccines, but to combine them.
By Associated Press
The move Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration follows several incidents involving people who refused to wear masks or conducted in-flight demonstrations of support for President Donald Trump.
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