Merck will help produce rival Johnson and Johnson's newly approved vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly, a Biden administration official has confirmed.
SAO PAULO — Brazilian health officials are urging nationwide lockdowns and curfews because hospitals are running short of intensive-care unit beds as COVID-19 claims more than 1,000 lives each day in the country.
US health officials warn against reopening too quickly as virus variants spread. “We stand to completely lose the hard-earned ground that we have gained,” said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the CDC.
Burke County saw 19 new cases of COVID-19 added to its total since Friday.
North Carolina will get an initial 80,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine beginning Wednesday.
PARIS (AP) — In an industrial neighborhood on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s largest city lies a factory with gleaming new equipment imported from Germany, its immaculate hallways lined with hermetically sealed rooms. It is operating at just a quarter of its capacity.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is lagging in its coronavirus vaccination rollout because it has the disease largely under control, but plans to inoculate 40% of its population by June, Chinese health experts said Monday.
Virus update: Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related jobless programs; 4 million doses of one-shot vaccine shipped; COVID-19 relief now in Senate's hands. Get the latest.
The US just added another powerful tool against Covid-19 to its inventory: a third vaccine.
The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson and Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation has continued on a downward trend in the number of daily coronavirus cases.
U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday. Formal authorization is expected soon, with distribution coming within days.
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is encouraging people to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying the shot is quick, harmless and will help protect others against the disease.
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Virus update: Days after marking a solemn milestone in the pandemic, President Joe Biden is celebrating the pace of his efforts to end it. Plus, more Americans will soon be eligible for unemployment benefits.
Queen Elizabeth II says people “ought to think about others” when it comes to receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, as she urged those who are sceptical of the vaccine to think about how their actions may impact others.
Despite African American and Latino communities being disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus, they are being vaccinated at a slower ra…
Burke County added 16 new COVID-19 cases to its total on Thursday ahead of the state easing some shutdown restrictions.
Flu has virtually disappeared from the U.S.; Pfizer is studying 3rd vaccine dose to fight variants; and jobless claims fall. Here are today's coronavirus updates.
Virus update: A mass test of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in more than half a million people confirms that it’s very effective at preventing serious illness or death, even after one dose. Here's the latest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis released Wednesday by U.S. regulators that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic.