The U.S. is administering nearly 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per day, placing President Biden on track to meet his 100-day goal of 100 million shots but heaping pressure on the White House to speed the effort as the death toll mounts and newly eligible Americans clamor to roll up their sleeves.
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The fast-spreading "U.K. variant" of the coronavirus might also be more deadly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday, an alarming development that will burden the British health system and reverberate around the world.
Serious allergic reactions to the approved coronavirus vaccines have been super rare in the U.S., well below 0.1%, federal health researchers found.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is facing criticism after attending President Biden's inauguration this week despite telling residents of her own state to stay home and avoid large crowds.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that a further 10 million doses of the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine could arrive in Turkey by this weekend.
The death toll from the coronavirus in Germany has passed 50,000, a number that has risen swiftly over recent weeks even as infection figures are finally declining.
President Biden's blueprint for tackling COVID-19 signals a departure from President Trump's vaccine-or-bust strategy, doubling down on masks, testing and other measures to stop the coronavirus while scrambling to get more shots into arms.
Amazon has offered to assist President Biden in distributing coronavirus vaccines, raising questions about whether the company put politics over people's lives in dealing with the Trump administration.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday he thinks a recent slowdown in coronavirus cases is "real" but he's worried about a relapse as mutated versions spread.
President Biden said Thursday it will "take months" to defeat the coronavirus and the death toll will likely exceed half a million, though he's confident he can speed the vaccine rollout through wartime production powers, FEMA-supported centers and pharmacy programs.
An additional 740 appointments for COVID-19 vaccination will open up Friday for any D.C. health care worker or resident aged 65 and older.
Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its antibody drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday the U.S. will stop withdrawing staff from the World Health Organization and meet its financial obligations to the U.N. body as a full international partner in the response to COVID-19.
A fire broke out Thursday at a building under construction at Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, possibly affecting its future expansion of COVID-19 vaccine production.
President Biden will recommit the U.S. to the World Health Organization, take a bigger federal role in the vaccine rollout, and mandate masks where he can as he assumes responsibility for the pandemic response instead of carping about now-former President Donald Trump from the sidelines.
About 18% of the nearly 3.6 million people eligible for coronavirus vaccinations in Maryland, Virginia and the District have received at least one coronavirus vaccine dose, data from regional health departments show.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris memorialized the nearly 400,000 Americans who have died from the coronavirus in a ceremony on Tuesday, saying the nation must remember the family members and friends lost to the disease.
Janet Yellen on Tuesday praised part of Republicans' 2017 tax law that President-elect Joseph R. Biden wants to unwind as she pressed Congress to go "big" on another COVID-19 relief package and worry about the debt later.
Prosecutors have charged a Wisconsin pharmacist accused of intentionally spoiling COVID-19 vaccine with misdemeanor property damage. Online court records indicate Steven Brandenburg was charged Tuesday in Ozaukee County Circuit Court.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris recognized the nearly 400,000 Americans who've died from the coronavirus in a memorial from Washington on Tuesday, saying the nation cannot heal from its ordeal unless it remembers the grandparents, siblings and friends it lost to the dreaded disease.
A panel of experts commissioned by the World Health Organization has criticized China and other countries for not moving to stem the initial outbreak of the coronavirus earlier and questioned whether the U.N. health agency should have labeled it a pandemic sooner.
Italy's pro-U.S. government is hanging on by a thread, battered by criticism about its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it plans to spend billions of dollars to help the European Union recover.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem and other lockdown critics have been accused for months of ignoring the science on the novel coronavirus, but a recently released study by Stanford University researchers is providing an empirical boost to those who want to shut down the shutdowns.
President Trump on Monday night lifted coronavirus-related travel restrictions that cover much of Europe and Brazil but still bars China and Iran, beginning Jan. 26, nearly a week after he leaves office.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Monday to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus protection.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden released a vaccination plan Friday that says people 65 and older and front-line workers such as grocery-store employees should be given priority for protection against the coronavirus.
Charles Barkley said officials should prioritize wealthy pro athletes when it comes to distributing the COVID-19 vaccine as a reward for paying higher taxes.
The man who played a key role in saving HealthCare.gov from ruin will help President-elect Joseph R. Biden in his quest to wrangle the coronavirus and rebuild the U.S. economy.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden said Thursday he will demand nearly $2 trillion from Congress to deliver on his plan for reviving the sputtering economy by defeating the deadly coronavirus first, an early test of what the incoming leader will be able to get through Congress after his party officially takes control of the House, Senate and White House.
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