There are 145,982 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.S. — about twice as many than two weeks ago and more than the previous high in January 2021.
While it's too soon to know if the operation really will work, it marks a step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants.
FRIDAY, Jan. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- It is the ultimate irony: More COVID-19 treatments exist now than at any other time during the pandemic, but the skyrocketing number of cases from the surging omicron variant might mean they cannot be accessed when needed most.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With most of Alabama’s population still not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, major hospitals are dealing with an influx of patients and asking people to limit emergency room visits as the highly contagious omicron variant takes hold.
More ICUs are running out of space and more children are getting hospitalized as the Omicron variant asserts its dominance of Covid-19 cases.
The new year is starting with a massive influx of Covid-19 that's different from any other during this pandemic, doctors say.
For Americans traveling after Christmas and New Year's, getting their Covid-19 vaccinations or booster doses as soon as possible is critical t…
Merck’s molnupiravir is not authorized for children because it might interfere with bone growth. It also isn't recommended for pregnant women …
THURSDAY, Dec. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans now have two oral antiviral pills that can be taken at home to treat a fresh case of COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the emergency use of the molnupiravir pill from Merck for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in people who have just tested positive.
U.S. health regulators on Thursday authorized the second pill against COVID-19, providing another easy-to-use medication to battle the rising tide of omicron infections.
With the potentially more transmissible Omicron now the most widely detected variant in the US, hospitals are preparing for additional Covid-1…
With coronavirus cases surging once again, frustrated Americans are struggling to get tested days before Christmas as long lines and increased demand overwhelm some facilities across the country.
"We've come a long way," Hochul said, noting vaccines, booster shots and testing are more available.
Bruce Sams is no stranger to fighting for his life and fighting to save others’ lives. As a McMinnville firefighter, it’s right there in his j…
An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.S.-authorized pill to treat the coronavirus faces one final hurdle Tuesday: A panel of government experts.
CLAIM: Australian hospitals are overwhelmed by "vaccine-injured" patients.
Oregon added 2,569 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases and five deaths during the weekend.
Hospitals in virus hotspots say they are clearly seeing more admissions and deaths among people under the age of 65. Here are the latest virus updates.
The U.S. was averaging about 11,000 cases a day in late June. Now as the delta variant spreads the number is 107,143, a level last seen during the winter surge.
Oregon would join eight other states to create mid-level positions under a bill headed to Gov. Brown