Unemployment claims in the U.S. reached another pandemic low last week, declining to 290,000.
Montgomery County health officials are gearing up their COVID-19 vaccine plan for children and are continuing to work on a plan to keep students out of quarantine and in the classroom.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone, and children are no exception. In fact, things have become so difficult for kids, a group of influential health experts declared a national emergency in children’s mental health.
A recent National Institutes of Health trial published on Monday highlights the failure of a COVID-19 treatment known as interferon beta-1a, a medicine with both antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.
U.S. regulators are extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. They also said Wednesday anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says it will spend $120 million to boost access to generic versions of drugmaker Merck’s antiviral COVID-19 pill for lower income countries, if the drug gets approved by regulators.
This news comes as many airlines and businesses require their staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.
Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, who is a physician, prescribed ivermectin to a patient who was diagnosed with COVID-19, his office confirmed Tuesday night.
A public hearing is expected to be held in Montgomery County Tuesday on a proposal that would require all county employees be vaccinated against COVID-19.
New numbers from the CDC show promising signs for California's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
In Maryland, Montgomery County is getting closer to dropping its indoor mask mandate, but will county officials actually end the indoor cover requirement – especially as experts warn of a serious flu season and possible COVID-19 surges with upcoming holiday travel?
The latest data from the CDC shows COVID-19 vaccines remained highly effective against hospitalization and death even as the extra-contagious delta variant swept the country.
A restaurant group in Arkansas is allowing student employees to do homework for an hour while on the clock, an initiative that is raising grades and also recruiting more employees amid the country’s labor shortage.
Despite getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Colin Powell remained vulnerable to the virus because of his advanced age and history of cancer.
The analysis estimated how many COVID-19 deaths were among unvaccinated adults and could have been prevented since June 2021 “when safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines became widely available to all adults in the U.S.”
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance urges people to get vaccinated ahead of the holidays if they haven't done so already.
As the National Zoo’s lions and tigers continue to recover after testing presumptive positive for COVID-19, the staff began vaccinating some of the zoo’s primates.
An NIH study on whether or not it is safe to “mix and match” vaccines found that people who initially received J&J vaccines had better protection against COVID-19 when they got a Moderna or Pfizer vaccine as a booster.
Montgomery County health officials are rolling out a plan for vaccinating children between ages five and 11 once the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine is approved.
A Texas man faces up to five years in prison after he allegedly sent violent text messages to a Maryland doctor who advocated for the COVID-19 vaccine.