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New CDC Guidelines Set off Rush to Reimpose Mask Mandates

New CDC Guidelines Set off Rush to Reimpose Mask Mandates

HEALTH | Jul 29
New guidance from the federal government set off mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back.

CDC: Masks Indoors in US Where Cases Are Surging

CDC: Masks Indoors in US Where Cases Are Surging

NATIONAL | Jul 27
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new recommendations that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.

Should Vaccinated People Mask Up With COVID-19 Cases Rising?

Should Vaccinated People Mask Up With COVID-19 Cases Rising?

NATIONAL | By Carla K. Johnson | Jul 23
It depends on your situation, but masking in public can provide another layer of protection and help prevent the virus from spreading to others who aren't protected.

What is a COVID-19 Breakthrough Case?

What is a COVID-19 Breakthrough Case?

HEALTH | By Candice Choi | Jul 22
It's when a fully vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus. A small number of such cases are expected and health officials say they're not a cause for alarm.

Biden Says Getting COVID-19 Vaccine 'Gigantically Important'

Biden Says Getting COVID-19 Vaccine 'Gigantically Important'

HEALTH | By Alexandre Jaffe, Aamer Madhani | Jul 22
President Joe Biden expressed pointed frustration over the slowing COVID-19 vaccination rate in the U.S. and pleaded that it's "gigantically important" for Americans to step up and get inoculated against the virus as it surges once again.

Analysis: Necessary or Not, Covid Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon

Analysis: Necessary or Not, Covid Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon

HEALTH | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Jul 21
Ultimately, the question of whether a booster is needed is unlikely to determine the FDA's decision. If recent history is predictive, booster shots will be here before long.

With Pandemic Worsening in U.S., Surgeon General Worried

With Pandemic Worsening in U.S., Surgeon General Worried

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Jul 18
The U.S. surgeon general said he's concerned about what lies ahead with cases of COVID-19 increasing in every state, millions still unvaccinated, and a highly contagious variant spreading.

Biden: Social Media Platforms 'Killing People' with Misinformation

Biden: Social Media Platforms 'Killing People' with Misinformation

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 17
President Joe Biden said Friday that social media companies are "killing people" by failing to police misinformation on their platforms about COVID-19 vaccines.

Will COVID-19 Vaccines Work If I Have a Weak Immune System?

Will COVID-19 Vaccines Work If I Have a Weak Immune System?

HEALTH | By Carla K. Johnson | Jul 15
Will COVID-19 vaccines work if I have a weak immune system? Probably not as well as they do in healthy people, but the shots should offer some protection.

US COVID-19 Cases Rising Again, Doubling Over 3 Weeks

US COVID-19 Cases Rising Again, Doubling Over 3 Weeks

HEALTH | By Heather Hollingsworth, Josh Funk | Jul 14
The COVID-19 curve in the U.S. is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three weeks, driven by the fast-spreading delta variant, lagging vaccination rates and Fourth of July gatherings.

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