The novel coronavirus is capable of spreading more than six feet through the air in certain instances, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In an update posted Friday, the CDC on its page entitled “Scientific Brief: SARS-CoV-2 Transmission”
Dr. Deborah Birx, one of the White House’s top coronavirus advisers, defended herself Monday as she faced scrutiny for traveling to a vacation property in Delaware with others after Thanksgiving. The Associated Press reported that the day after Thanksgiving, Birx traveled to a vacation property off
The United States could reach herd immunity when 20% of the population receives the coronavirus vaccine, Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marty Makary told “The Story” Monday. “There is a false construct out there, there’s a recommendation that we need to get every American immunized in order to
An inmate in Rhode Island has died after contracting the novel coronavirus, according to a local report. The 66-year-old inmate who served time at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) was recently diagnosed with the virus. The inmate had underlying health issues that
The European Commission gave final approval to Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine on Monday just hours after Europe’s regulatory agency endorsed the product. The final approval officially clears the way for the jab to be distributed and administered within a week. “The European
A doctor in Los Angeles, Calif., who says he was the first to receive the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine at the medical center where he works hopes to help others who may be wary of receiving the jab to feel confident doing so.
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The holidays may look a little different this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn’t mean decorating for Christmas is off the table. In fact, holiday decor — including lights, ornaments, and tress — are selling out faster than normal
A top official with Operation Warp Speed on Monday said there is “no evidence” that the new mutated coronavirus strain in the U.K. is more transmissible, more pathogenic or tied to higher morbidity. Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief medical adviser for Operation Warp Speed, told
The Sooner State on Sunday hit a grim new coronavirus record, seeing nearly 5,000 new cases reported in a single day. An estimated 4,970 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Sunday alone, according to data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The U.S. surgeon general is calling on Americans who have recovered from coronavirus to donate plasma in order to help those who are still battling the illness. Surgeon General Jerome Adams sad current ongoing research shows that convalescent plasma is “safe and,