It’s been about five months since the COVID-19 Omicron variant began to surge in the United States.
Experts say it's not likely that the highly transmissible omicron variant — or any other variant — will lead us closer to herd immunity against COVID-19.
Masks will become optional in all Anne Arundel County Public School buildings on Friday, Feb. 18, according to the Board of Education.
U.S. health regulators on Friday authorized bebtelovimab, a new antibody drug that targets the omicron variant, a key step in restocking the nation's arsenal against the latest version of COVID-19.
Experts say it's too early to know whether people infected with the omicron variant will develop long COVID. Doctors believe it's possible to have long-term effects from omicron.
An Arlington judge has granted seven school districts in Virginia a temporary restraining order to keep their masking guidelines in place – despite Governor Glenn Youngkin's executive order.
Propelled in part by the wildly contagious omicron variant, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 900,000 on Friday, less than two months after eclipsing 800,000.
With the brutal omicron wave rapidly loosening its grip, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are falling in 49 of 50 states, even as the nation's death toll closes in on another bleak round number: 900,000.
Spain will end a mandate to wear masks outdoors next week, reversing a late December order against an unprecedented surge of coronavirus infections fueled by a highly contagious mutation, Health Minister Carolina Darias said.
"There will be more [COVID-19] variants in the future," a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health expert said on Thursday in a virtual briefing.
CVS, Amazon and Walgreens previously placed purchasing limits on tests
If you belong to one of the 66 million U.S households that ordered the free COVID-19 at-home tests from the federal government, you might see them arrive in your mailbox soon.
The daily count of new coronavirus infections in Russia spiked above 110,000 as the highly contagious omicron variant races impacts the country.
The new coronavirus variant, which scientists call BA.2, is widely considered stealthier than the original version of omicron because particular genetic traits make it somewhat harder to detect.
A group of parents rallied outside the Loudoun County Public Schools headquarters ahead of Tuesday night's school board meeting.
The California Department of Public Health confirmed that there are 11 cases of the new omicron subvariant in the state.
After nearly two weeks of parents voicing frustrations, Montgomery County Public School leaders have shared more details behind how COVID-19 school closure decisions are being made during this latest Omicron variant wave.
The differences between omicron and delta variant symptoms were analyzed as part of a COVD-19 infection survey.
A fully vaccinated East Atlanta man recently contracted a breakthrough infection, likely caused by the highly contagious omicron variant.
U.S. health officials on Friday encouraged more Americans to wear the kind of N95 or KN95 masks used by healthcare workers to slow the spread of the coronavirus.