Hospitals around the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized and leaders scrambling to find extra beds and staff.
Multiple vaccine candidates are in final-stage studies in tens of thousands of adults, and scientists are hopeful that the next few months will bring evidence that at least some of them are safe and effective enough for widespread use.
The Gators reported 25 players tested positive since last Tuesday, four more than the the previous 21 reported (including three walk-ons) by Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin last Wednesday - 31 players have tested positive this month.
California will let fans back in outdoor stadiums for pro sporting events in counties with low coronavirus infection rates but isn’t ready to allow Disneyland and other major theme parks to reopen, the state’s top health official said Tuesday.
For those concerned about finding seasonal jobs this holiday, according to Help Wanted Online Data retail salespersons were among the most sought-after employees in August and experts expect the demand to grow.
For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers face higher unemployment than their midcareer worker counterparts, according to a study released Tuesday by the New School university in New York City.
The new study found dentists' prevention measures and personal protective equipment — as well as the enhanced safety measures — may have minimized the COVID risk for dentists, dental staff and patients.
Adam said the safe option of being outdoors in a pandemic like COVID-19 has prompted more people to get outside, which is great for both physical and mental health. He’s seen a lot more families doing outdoor things together, even on their walks in their Bluff Park neighborhood.
China’s shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is gaining strength as consumers return to shopping malls and auto dealerships while the United States and Europe endure painful contractions.
After struggling to ramp up coronavirus testing, the U.S. can now screen several million people daily, thanks to a growing supply of rapid tests. But the boom comes with a new challenge: keeping track of the results.
Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation.
Doctors are warning that Europe is at a turning point as the coronavirus surges back across the continent, including among vulnerable people, and governments try to impose restrictions without locking whole economies down.
Doctors in Jefferson County said they are encouraged by where we are now in the pandemic. Dr. Wesley Willeford said we’ve come a long way since July when we were setting record numbers of deaths and daily cases of COVID-19, but he also said there is room for improvement.
A new clinical trial that tests COVID-19 antibodies is underway in Walker county. The goal of this trial called “ACTIV-2” is to determine whether this antibody therapy can safely and effectively treat COVID-19.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week by the most in two months, to 898,000, a historically high number and evidence that layoffs remain a hindrance to the economy’s recovery from the pandemic recession.
A study from Test and Trace estimates that the pandemic would require 30 contact tracers per 100,000 people. Medical Director of Disease Control for JCDH, Dr. Wesley Willeford, said that number isn’t necessarily wrong, but it is a bit misguided.