UPDATED: 6/18 6:30 p.m.
Many Americans are relaxing precautions taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and resuming everyday activities, even as some worry that coronavirus-related restrictions were hastily lifted, a new poll shows.
The Delta variant, a form of Covid-19 first identified in India, has increased to approximately 10% of coronavirus cases in the United States, according to the CDC.
Based on current vaccination rates, President Joe Biden's goal to have 70% of US adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4 may not happen.
The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer.
In an effort to vaccinate more people, Paducah Middle School and Wild Health are working together to hold a vaccine clinic for kids 12 and older.
While demand for COVID-19 shots in the U.S. has dropped off dramatically, the need for more vaccines around the world remains critical. The Novavax vaccine is expected to play an important role in boosting vaccine supplies in the developing world.
The order lifted capacity limits and mask mandates, and ended healthy at work requirements. The state will continue to comply with CDC recommendations.
The U.S. is confronted with an ever-growing surplus of coronavirus vaccine, looming expiration dates and stubbornly lagging demand at a time when the developing world is clamoring for doses to stem a rise in infections.
FRANKFORT, KY — Kentucky had 289 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, as well as 17 additional coronavirus-related deaths.
The health department said Thursday was the first day without at least one new case since April 1, 2020, when the region's first case was reported.
The Group of Seven nations are set to commit to sharing at least 1 billion coronavirus shots with the world, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Thursday, with half coming from the U.S. and 100 million from the U.K.
If cleared by the FDA, Moderna will become the second Covid-19 vaccine available in the U.S. for teens under 18 along with Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine.
The U.S. will buy 500 million more doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to share through the global COVAX alliance for donation to 92 lower income countries and the African Union over the next year, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
The Jackson County Health Department, Southern Illinois Healthcare and the Illinois National Guard tag-teamed to bring a family vaccination clinic to Carbondale Community High School.
Across the US, many have been offering incentives ranging from free donuts to baseball game tickets to encourage people to get vaccinated as more states try to reach their vaccination goal.