Life expectancy in the United States dropped a staggering one year during 2020 as coronavirus claimed more American lives than the greatest war. Blacks and Hispanics suffered the worst death rates, researchers say, but also people with cancer, heart disease and other conditions.
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The CDC is updating its guidance to address wearing two masks. If done correctly, a cloth mask worn over a surgical mask can tighten the gaps around the mask's edges.
Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state will receive some 1,060,000 vaccine doses this week, but the federal government lacks the amount of vaccine needed by a state of California's size.
A little more than a third of nursing home workers have been getting COVID-19 vaccines when the shots are first offered, U.S. health officials said Monday.
While a few have already hit the market, there are still dozens of coronavirus vaccines in development around the globe.
Deaths and new cases are continuing at a record pace.
The State mandated Shelter-in-Place order, instituted Dec. 17, will remain in place at least until Jan. 8, and likely longer.
Statewide, just 2.5 percent of ICU beds are still available, Newsom said.
The United States should be celebrating a day of great hope today, as a Covid-19 vaccine could get authorized for emergency use very soon.
State health departments and governors' offices across the country are finally being told by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention an…
Across the US, preparations are underway to quickly distribute Covid-19 vaccines once authorized, but experts say before that relief occurs, t…
(CNN) -- Covid-19 is running unabated across almost every American community, and one model projects it will take the country just under two months to reach a staggering 20 million cases.
(CNN) — The US reported more than 121,000 infections Thursday, beating a daily case record it set just 24 hours ago.
(CNN) —The US recorded 91,530 new Covid-19 infections on the day many Americans cast their ballots, adding to a series of staggering case numbers reported within just the past week.
(CNN) -- The fall surge has left nearly 50,000 people hospitalized across the US due to Covid-19, and experts say the strain healthcare systems are under could soon get worse.
The US reported more than 1,100 new Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday -- the highest daily toll recorded in more than a month.
Thinking about door-to-door trick-or-treating on Oct. 31? Don't do it, say Napa County public health officials.
The US remains in the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic since cases never declined significantly to a good baseline, says Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious disease expert.
In this country, vaccine “hesitancy” — skepticism about vaccines that have been huge public health successes — is a growing problem, so there is concern that rushing a COVID-19 vaccine will add to distrust, said Jose Romero, who chairs the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a group that will help the government decide who gets priority access to new coronavirus vaccines.
Another weekend, another grim milestone. Here's a roundup of COVID-19's unceasing spread in our state, nation and world. See the maps and graphs that show where and how fast.
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