Has the CDC relaxing mask requirements indoors changed minds in the Cedar Valley?
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney's top executive says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to ease up mask-wearing requirements for fully vaccinated people is “very big news for us.”
The CDC on Thursday will ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in many instances.
U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday — just as planned new guidelines say it's OK for people of any age to get a coronavirus shot at the same time as other needed vaccinations.
U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday. The CDC is expected to accept its advisers' recommendation.
COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have tumbled to an average of around 600 per day — the lowest level in 10 months. See the latest charts and maps tracking the numbers.
The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization for Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine on Monday to include people ages 12 to 15.
Once, getting vaccinated was all but routine. But since the heightened public awareness around the new COVID-19 vaccines, it’s a different story. Now, it means check-ins with family and friends about possible arm soreness or mild symptoms.
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority when it imposed a federal eviction moratorium.
NEW YORK (AP) — Teams of experts are projecting COVID-19's toll on the U.S. will fall sharply by the end of July, according to research released by the government Wednesday.
America's daily Covid-19 cases and deaths are now about one-fifth of what they were during their winter peaks -- and one expert says the country's improved numbers have a lot to do with the climbing vaccinations.
NEW YORK (AP) — It was anxiety — and not a problem with the shots — that caused fainting, dizziness and other short-term reactions in dozens of people at coronavirus vaccine clinics in five states, U.S. health officials have concluded.
President Joe Biden said Friday that K-12 schools "should probably all be open" in the fall for in-person learning after more than a year of m…
It’s 100 days into Joe Biden’s presidency and a surprisingly large number of health policies have been announced. But health is notably absent from the administration’s $1.8 trillion spending plan for American families, making it unclear how much more will get done this year. Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosens its mask-wearing recommendations for those who have been vaccinated, but the new rules are confusing. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Mary Ellen McIntire of CQ Roll Call and Sarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Plus, Rovner interviews KHN’s Julie Appleby, who reported the latest KHN-NPR “Bill of the Month” episode.
Is it safe to go to big sporting events during the pandemic?
DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds says her administration is working with entities like colleges and community events to encourage Iowans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
U.S. health officials say fully vaccinated Americans don't need to wear masks outdoors anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers. Here's more on the latest guidance.
The CDC said the benefits of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine outweigh the risks.
President Joe Biden is expected to announce updated mask guidelines from the CDC on Tuesday. Veuer’s Johana Restrepo has more.