With more than half the world still not vaccinated, the virus will likely keep finding people to infect, which can lead to new variants forming. Here's what to know.
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The voluntary program will include regularly scheduled COVID tests at each school of people who aren’t currently showing symptoms.
"... doing these pool testing things will allow the schools to feel a little more confident.”
Today, children make up nearly 20% of new weekly COVID-19 cases in the U.S. A year ago, kids made up around 3% of all COVID-19 cases.
The California man told authorities he had visions his wife "possessed serpent DNA and had passed it onto his children," according to an affidavit.
Courteney Cox's daughter Coco, 17, has confessed she would have dated a young Joey Tribbiani rather than a young Chandler Bing, like her mother's character did in 'Friends'.
Is the secret to longevity in our genes or is it our lifestyle? The answer is a bit complicated. AmazeLab’s Johana Restrepo has more.
Even if we never learn whether COVID-19 escaped from a lab or jumped to humans from animals, the public is entitled to a closer look at what's going on in virology labs.
The mRNA technology used to make Pfizer's and Moderna's successful coronavirus vaccines may be new to the public, but it's a technology researchers have been betting on for decades.
Pandemic concerns decreased the number of preventive medical visits, including for non-COVID vaccines.
Similar behaviors have different underlying factors, study shows.
Courteney Cox hopes the new season of her pregnancy show, '9 Months', will help those who are "struggling".
Four coronavirus variants known to be more contagious are circulating across Virginia. Two of them were discovered on Thursday and mark the first cases of highly transmissible California variants identified in the state.
“The takeaway lesson here is that it is great that exercise is so powerful.”
From protective equipment to treatments, COVID-19 presented all sorts of new problems.
"Black Panther" leading man Chadwick Boseman was just 43 when he passed away from colorectal cancer this past year, shining light on the fact that, although the overall incidence rate of colorectal cancer is falling in the U.S., it is actually increasing in younger patients.
The team also made the breakthrough discovery that a form of DNA, called Alu, was replicating in the cytoplasm of cells.
Scientists are tracking variants of the coronavirus by scanning virus samples taken from infected people. Researchers have sequenced more than 500,000 genomes to date.
Virginia has become the third state in the U.S. to report a highly transmissible variant of COVID-19 first identified in South Africa. Like other COVID-19 mutations that originated in the United Kingdom and Brazil, the variant has sparked fears among health officials of unmitigated spread.
The case was found in a resident of Northern Virginia who had no recent travel history.
In spite of the many rumors, unfounded claims and myths you may have heard or read, the COVID-19 vaccines are safe.