States can expand COVID-19 vaccinations to broader groups to use supply, Azar says

Amid criticism of a growing number of unused coronavirus vaccines sitting on shelves nationwide, a top federal official said Wednesday states should vaccinate older, vulnerable Americans. “States can also accelerate vaccine…

Japan declares state of emergency for Tokyo amid COVID-19 surge

Japan declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and three nearby areas on Thursday as coronavirus cases continue to surge, hitting a daily record of 2,447 in the capital. Prime…

Cheap hair lice drug may cut risk of COVID-19 death by 80%: study

A simple treatment for COVID-19 could be cheaper than 20 bucks — and familiar to most grade school nurses. Head lice drug ivermectin is being explored as a potential treatment…

Severe allergic reactions after COVID-19 vaccination are ‘exceedingly rare,’ CDC says

Life-threatening allergic reactions after COVID-19 vaccination, called anaphylaxis, do occur, but are “exceedingly rare,” officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on a call Wednesday. The CDC has…

Disney World brings back food festivals with COVID-19 restrictions in place

Walt Disney World is ramping up tourism efforts in the New Year, though obviously with COVID-19 restrictions in place.  The most magical place on Earth is inviting guests back to a…

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine gets green light for European Union

The European Commission on Wednesday granted final approval for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, officially clearing the way for a second vaccine to rollout among European Union member states. The formal, conditional…

European regulator endorses Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, commission approval coming at ‘full speed’

Europe’s regulatory agency endorsed Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine for those 18 and up on Wednesday, paving the way for a second vaccine to roll out among member states. The approval still…

Live Updates: US could soon give 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations a day

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top disease expert in the U.S., said Tuesday that the U.S. could soon be giving at least a million COVID-19 vaccinations a day, according to the Associated…

South African coronavirus variant ‘unlikely to completely negate’ COVID-19 vaccines: scientist

A scientist studying the new coronavirus variant identified in South Africa attempted to assuage concerns that existing COVID-19 vaccines will be rendered totally ineffective by the variant known as 501.V2. At…

Berlin’s Terri Nunn apologizes for Mar-a-Lago show, ‘shocked’ at Trump resort’s ‘lack of regard’ for COVID-19

  Terri Nunn is apologizing after she performed for a New Year’s Eve party held at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. The Berlin singer joined a list of other performers at the…