Health

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...

Fauci: US may see ‘surge upon surge’ of virus in weeks ahead

Washington DC, Nov 29, 2020 - The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see “surge upon a surge” of...

Singaporean gives birth to baby with COVID-19 antibodies: report

Singapore, Nov 29, 2020 - A Singaporean woman, who was infected with the novel coronavirus in March when she was pregnant, has given birth...