Most kids with coronavirus do not develop fever, study finds

More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, most are well aware that the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection often include fever, cough and shortness of breath. But the same may not be true for one group of people: children. A new study published in the jo...

Expert says he found why some COVID-19 vaccines trigger clot issues

Scientists world-wide are racing to understand why Covid-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca PLC and Johnson & Johnson are causing rare but potentially deadly blood clots. Determining the connection would help patients, doctors and health agencies better asses...

CDC to say fully vaccinated people can ditch masks indoors: report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will reportedly ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, the Associated Press reported Thursday. According to the report, those who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will...

Fauci says vaccinated people 'don't have to wear a mask outside'

People who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus "don’t have to wear a mask outside," Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday, adding that it would only be necessary for "a very unusual situation." "If you were vaccinated, you don’t have to wear a mask outsi...

US coronavirus deaths hit lowest level in 10 months

COVID-19 deaths in the United States have tumbled to an average of around 600 per day — the lowest level in 10 months — with the number of lives lost dropping to single digits in well over half the states and, on some days, hitting zero. Confirmed infection...

Alleged 'hole' in baby's mouth revealed to be sticker, mom says

A young British mom has opened up about an embarrassing sticky situation — one that left her racing her baby to the ER, thinking he had a huge hole in his mouth. Mom of three Becky Stiles, 24, told the Sun of her horror at seeing the large dark red "hole" i...

Nurses, nonprofits, others take COVID-19 vaccines to homebound people

So McAllister, 64, was over the moon when the county health department in Hayward, California, where she lives, called offering to inoculate her against COVID-19 at home. Two paramedics with Hayward Fire came last month, jabbed her arm with the one-dose Joh...

Additional clot cases tied to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine: CDC

An official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced more than two dozen total blood clot cases in individuals who received Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine amid a backdrop of 8.7 million recipients. Dr. Tom Shima...

CDC panel recommends Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 12-15

A panel of experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted Wednesday to recommend use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine among kids aged 12 to 15. The recommendation will now go before CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky for final app...

COVID-19 vaccine does not damage placenta in pregnancy, study finds

A new study that found no evidence of injuries in the placentas of patients who received a COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant is another sign that the shots are safe for this population, researchers said. The study, conducted by Northwestern Medicine and publi...