"I'm proud of what we are doing and how we are not allowing Covid to outstmart us," Mayor Eric Adams said during a Wednesday news conference. Plus, more Americans applied for jobless aid last week, but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits is at a 53-year low.
Olympia, Wash – Washington Governor Jay Inslee says his office has no plans to reinstate a mask mandate, despite a rise in cases statewide.
Officials say a third of US should consider masks, what to do if you test positive for COVID now, and more virus news
Right now, about a third of the U.S. population lives in areas that are considered at higher risk. Read more on what that means here.
Elon Musk's mom is a swimsuit model, more free COVID tests from the government, and more trending topics
Her billionaire son may have dominated headlines recently, but 74-year-old Maye Musk is now in the spotlight after becoming the oldest model to feature on the Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimsuit cover. Here's that and more trending topics.
Pfizer booster for kids 5-11 years old approved, California's $6 could be nationwide, and more COVID news
The Biden administration is continuing the Covid-19 public health emergency declaration beyond July 15. Find out more on that and the rest of today's COVID-19 news here.
U.S. regulators have authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds. There is one more hurdle: the CDC. Here's what it means.
The government website for people to request free COVID-19 at-home tests from the U.S. government is now accepting a third round of orders.
The national average for regular gas hit a fresh record of $4.48 a gallon Monday, according to AAA. That marks an increase of 15 cents in the past week and 40 cents in a month. Get that and more COVID news here.
The official U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 1 million, a staggering moment of grief and the highest toll for a single country.
North Korea said Friday six people died and nearly 190,000 are under quarantine following a rapid spread of fever across the nation in recent weeks, a day after it first acknowledged a COVID-19 outbreak in a largely unvaccinated population.
US may be 'increasingly vulnerable' to COVID, what's behind the baby formula shortage, and more virus news
White House COVID-19 coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha issued a dire warning Thursday that the U.S. will be increasingly vulnerable to the coronavirus this fall and winter if Congress doesn't swiftly approve new funding for more vaccines and treatments. Get that and more COVID news.
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Gas prices reach fresh record high, why a booster may be more important than ever, and more COVID news
The national average price for regular gasoline climbed more than four cents today. Plus, read about which Caribbean getaway the CDC has added to its 'high' risk travel category.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he will reverse Twitter’s ban of former President Donald Trump if his deal to buy the social media company goes through. Musk, speaking virtually at an auto conference, said Twitter’s Trump ban was a “morally bad decision” and “foolish in the extreme.” He said bans of Twitter accounts should be rare and reserved for accounts that are scams or automated bots. Musk earlier gave his support to a new European Union law aimed at protecting social media users from harmful content after he met with the bloc’s single market chief.
Gas prices racing back near record highs, what the White House's grim COVID warning means, and more COVID news
The national average for regular gasoline rose to $4.328 a gallon on Monday, according to AAA. That's a fraction of a penny shy of the all-time high of $4.331 set on March 11. Get that and more COVID news here.
The count of U.S. deaths from COVID-19 is nearing 1 million, and data is making clear which groups have been hit the hardest. A look at the numbers.
WHO reports nearly 15 million deaths related to COVID as more Americans apply for unemployment, and more COVID news
The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 15 million people were killed either by coronavirus or by its impact on overwhelmed health systems during the first two years of the pandemic, more than double the current official death toll of over 6 million.
The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 15 million people have died of COVID-19 or related causes, more than double the official death toll.
How the interest rate hike will affect you; fewer than 1 in 5 parents would vaccinate kids under 5 ASAP, and more COVID news
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation's Vaccine Monitor survey, published Wednesday, only 18% of parents of children under 5 said they would vaccinate their child against Covid-19 as soon as a vaccine was available. Get that and more COVID news here:
Shanghai man taken to morgue while still alive, CDC restates travel mask recommendation, and more COVID news
Video footage, shot by a bystander, shows the moment several workers dressed head-to-toe in protective gear recoil as they realize the man is still alive.
What to do if you get COVID while traveling; Plus, countries that are relaxing COVID restrictions, and more virus news
Amazon is ending its Covid-19 paid sick leave policy starting today, the company said in a memo to employees this weekend. Plus, countries like New Zealand and Greece are getting back into the tourism game.
Moderna seeks authorization for vaccine for littlest kids, China's continuing COVID woes, and more virus news
Moderna has asked the Food and Drug Administration Thursday to clear its low-dose COVID shots for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Get more information on that, and more of today's COVID news, here.