First Case of COVID-19 variant identified in Georgia

Atlanta, Jan 5, 2021 – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is announcing Georgia’s first case of COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7, the same variant...

Fauci: Vaccinations are increasing in a ‘glimmer of hope’

Washington DC, Jan 4, 2021 - The U.S. ramped up COVID-19 vaccinations in the past few days after a slower-than-expected start, bringing the number...

More Georgians to become eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine, says Gov. Kemp

Atlanta, Dec 30, 2020 – Governor Brian Kemp and Commissioner Kathleen Toomey, M.D., M.P.H., tonight announced plans to add adults aged 65 and older,...

First U.S. troops vaccinated in South Korea as country reports record coronavirus deaths

Seoul, Dec 29, 2020 - American troops stationed in South Korea received the first doses of coronavirus vaccine to be administered in the country...

U.S. authorizes Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, elderly next in line for shots

Washington DC, Dec 19, 2020 - Moderna Inc’s coronavirus vaccine on Friday became the second to receive emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S....

Interest is lively at deadline for ‘Obamacare’ sign-ups

Washington DC, Dec 15, 2020 — A crush of sign-ups expected Tuesday on the last day of open enrollment for HealthCare.gov could help solidify...

Historic U.S. COVID vaccine campaign launches with convoy of trucks

Detroit, Dec 13, 2020 - Three semi trucks carrying the first shipments of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine left a factory in Michigan early Sunday,...

U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Washington DC, Dec 12, 2020 - The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first...

Vaccine, financial relief near as coronavirus ravages U.S. health, economy

Washington DC, Dec 9, 2020 - Economic relief and a vaccine drew nearer to reality on Wednesday to counter a coronavirus pandemic that has...

As U.S. COVID-19 deaths shatter records, leaders plead for more mask-wearing

Washington DC, Dec 4, 2020 - U.S. leaders urgently called on Americans to wear masks and threatened even more drastic stay-at-home orders after deaths...