Before Omicron became the dominant coronavirus strain in the US, there were only about 100 other days when there were more than 2,000 Covid-19 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
CORBEVAX delivers the spike protein to the body directly unlike the three vaccines approved in the U.S. Pfizer and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines and Johnson & Johnson’s viral vector vaccine, which provide the body instructions on how to produce the spike protein.
Mothers are being unnecessarily separated from their newborns in some hospitals due to overly-stringent Covid-19 rules, leading birth charities have warned.
In the United States, health officials emphasized late last year that fourth doses were not yet needed and said it was too premature to be discussing a potential fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine for most people.
As many states see declines in their daily Covid-19 case numbers and hospitalization rates, some have moved forward with plans to lift a significant mitigation measure: mask mandates in schools.
More than seven in 10 Vietnamese are fully vaccinated while eight in 10 have had at least one shot, according to Our World in Data.
Plan B measures will be removed following millions getting the booster, which gives strong protection against Omicron.
The messiness is evident in the nation's second-largest school district, Los Angeles Unified, where roughly 520,000 kids started pouring back into schools on Jan.
Together with our partners, COVAX is leading the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation in history, with deliveries to 144 countries to date.
From Monday 17 January, people with COVID-19 in England can end their self-isolation after 5 full days, as long as they test negative on day 5 and day 6.
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Wednesday that the agency was planning to update the information to reflect the options that are available to people and the levels of protection different masks provide.
Though Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations in the United States dropped off at the tail end of a summer surge, they've risen over the past few weeks.
BioNTech, the German company partnering with Pfizer to make a Covid-19 vaccine, is also investigating Omicron's impact on their vaccine, with data expected in the coming weeks.
The World Health Organization made its own investigation into the origins of the pandemic and said animals were the most likely origin of the pandemic.
It may be frustrating for people who feel they've done all the right things by getting fully vaccinated already, by wearing masks, and by avoiding crowds.
After more than a year of pandemic living, maybe it seems like there is no time to be kind. The world, however, needs your kindness more than ever.
While studies show that masks in schoolwork, whether a child has to wear a mask at school at this point in the Covid-19 pandemic depends largely on where they live in the country.
But doctors say easy-to-take antivirals can be important additions to hospital-based treatments such as monoclonal antibodies, the infused antiviral remdesivir, and immune system modulators.
New vaccines are urgently needed to reduce deaths associated with Group B strep and protect the lives and health of infants around the world.
From obesity to heart disease, there are many harmful effects of a lack of sleep. Now scientists are adding an unexpected one to the list, a wobbly gait.
Today, October 29, is World Stroke Day, a day that provides a global platform for the stroke community to increase awareness and drive action on stroke around the world.
Think of sleep as a process that starts at least one hour before you actually go to bed. Create an atmosphere of winding down in your home. Watch a light episode of a favorite family show together.
E-cigarettes contain nicotine and are not risk-free, but expert reviews from the UK and US have been clear that regulated e-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking.
Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths jumped after the early summer as the Delta variant became dominant - but all three are declining now.
The Breast Health Foundation recorded that in South Africa, 1-3% of all breast cancers happens in men. Statistics have shown that one in 28 women in South Africa may develop breast cancer in their lives.