Recent polls say 80% of unvaccinated Americans probably or definitely will not get the shot.
Emergency departments across the country are seeing a spike in pediatric patients and it’s not for COVID cases.
DC Public Schools are requiring all students, staff and visitors to wear a face mask or covering for the 2021-22 school year in addition to implementing other health and safety measures.
D.C. Health reported four deaths and 200 confirmed ‘break-through’ cases as Delta variant concerns rise.
"There's been talk about potentially people advocating at the federal level imposing compulsory masks on kids. We're not doing that in Florida, OK?" DeSantis said. "We need our kids to breathe."
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the Pfizer vaccine after two doses was 88% effective against symptomatic illness from the delta variant.
A record number of new cases being reported in countries across the region have left health care systems struggling and governments scrambling to implement new restrictions to try to slow the spread.
A Change.org petition calling on Congress to send additional $2,000 monthly economic stimulus checks to U.S. families is nearing its goal of three million signatures.
FOX 5 sought out Dr. Amesh Adalja, senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Health Security to answer common questions about the delta variant of COVID-19.
A senior Chinese health official said he was “taken aback" that the WHO plan includes further investigation of the COVID-19 lab leak theory.
School districts now have new guidelines for the new school year.
Nurse shortages have impacted hospitals across the U.S., even prior to COVID-19.
The Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Education released new guidance Wednesday for PreK-12 schools for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year which includes supporting school divisions in making decisions on masking and other prevention measures.
This is the first time Pfizer's vaccine will be produced in Africa, in a move to help address the continent's desperate need for more doses amid a recent surge of cases.
A recent study funded by the National Institutes of Health estimated that 1.5 million around the globe lost at least one caregiver to a death related to COVID-19 in the first 14 months of the pandemic.
Study authors found that while the two-dose vaccines were 94-95% effective in preventing COVID-19 from the delta and lambda variants, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine had only 66.9% efficacy “in preventing moderate to severe disease.”
In a ruling dated Sunday, U.S. District Judge Damon Leichty in South Bend rejected a request from eight IU students who sought to block the requirement.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, the National Nurses Union called on the agency to reinstate universal mask-wearing guidelines and to implement more robust data tracking for infections among health care workers and breakthrough cases.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a set of recommendations ahead of the upcoming school year to help stave off further growth of the COVID-19 pandemic. The recommendations include vaccinations for all eligible people and mask-wearing in class, regardless of vaccination status.
As most kids in the DMV move closer to going back to in-person school next month, many parents still want to know: What are the plans for masks?