December 14, 2020

COVID-19 live updates: Total number of cases passes 72.2 million

The coronavirus outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Known as SARS-CoV-2, the virus has resulted in more than 72.2 million infections and more than […]
December 14, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine trials: Live updates

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Researchers across the globe are working to develop a vaccine. Currently, there are 60 candidate vaccines […]
December 13, 2020

You’ll Get a Vaccination Card with Your COVID-19 Vaccine: Why It’s Important

Share on PinterestExperts say a vaccination card helps keep track of your vaccines as well as provide proof that you’ve been inoculated. Victoria Jones/Getty Images People […]
December 12, 2020

New Treatments for Lymphoma, Leukemia Unveiled at Cancer Conference

Share on PinterestEncouraging news on cancer treatments such as CAR-T therapy and monoclonal antibodies was announced at an annual conference. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images Updates on treatments […]
December 12, 2020

The Post-Thanksgiving COVID-19 Surge Is Here: What to Expect Now

Share on PinterestExperts caution that the spread of COVID-19 could get worse this month as the holiday season progresses. William Campbell/Getty Images Health officials say the […]
December 12, 2020

Study Finds Antiviral Meds Like Remdesivir Have No Effect on COVID-19

Share on PinterestA new study from the World Health Organization found that several antiviral medications provide no benefit in treating COVID-19. picture alliance/Getty Images Researchers have […]
December 12, 2020

How to Understand the Data Officials Use for Lockdowns

Share on PinterestAs COVID-19 cases surge, more state officials are implementing lockdowns. VALERIE MACON/Getty Images Restrictions are often based on a mix of data that shows […]
December 12, 2020

Antidepressant and ED Medication Recalled After Factory Mix-Up: What to Know

Share on PinterestA recall has been issued after a medication mix up. shapecharge/Getty Images A healthcare firm called AvKARE has issued a voluntary recall after a […]
December 12, 2020

FDA Gives Emergency Approval for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine: What to Know

Distribution of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in the United States can begin, with healthcare workers and long-term care residents first in line to be vaccinated. The […]
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