This year, given the dual risk of flu and COVID-19, make it a priority to get it as recommended by the end of October and be aware, you may need to find a different place to get the shot.
(AP) — Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U. S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. “Not everybody’s going to like the answer,” Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, recently told one of the advisory groups the government asked to help decide. “There will be many people who feel that they should have been at the top of the list. ”
U.S. pharmacy chains are preparing a big push for flu vaccinations when the season kicks off in October, hoping to curb tens of thousands of serious cases that could coincide with a second wave of coronavirus infections.
COVID-19 has claimed almost 70,000 lives around the world, but even as Americans brace for a "horrific" period, there are reasons for hope.
The country is bracing for what is likely to be the deadliest week of the pandemic in the U.S. thus far.
Donald Trump made clear Friday that America's lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak will go on for longer than some may expect. "We're not going anywhere. We're going to be here," the president said while applauding Americans for purchasing fewer groceries and supplies than they typically do, allowing others to get what they need as they hunker down at home.
CDC’s pandemic preparedness efforts include ongoing surveillance of human and animal influenza viruses, risk assessments of influenza viruses with pandemic potential.
Oil and stock prices are diving as Europe and the U.S. begin taking more drastic measures to stem the spread of COVID-19.
A joint state and federal effort will get underway Monday to disembark passengers from the ship in the Port of Oakland.
The COVID-19 disease is keeping more than 290 million kids home from school around the globe, as the latest U.S. death prompts another cruise ship quarantine.
As U.S. officials at every level of government and health care scramble to prepare for a widespread COVID-19 outbreak, the WHO chief says the world is in "uncharted territory."