Paxlovid, Pfizer's COVID-19 pill, gets full FDA approval
U.S. health regulators have given full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill Paxlovid.
Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch: COVID emergency orders are among `greatest intrusions on civil liberties'
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch says emergency measures taken during the COVID-19 crisis that killed more than 1 million Americans were perhaps “the greatest intrusions on civil liberties in the peacetime history of this country.”
WHO says COVID-19 pandemic no longer global emergency
The announcement marks a symbolic end to a devastating pandemic that triggered lockdowns, upended economies globally, and killed over a million people worldwide.
Biden sends 1,500 troops to U.S.-Mexico border for migrant surge
The Biden administration has requested 1,500 troops for the U.S.-Mexico border amid an expected migrant surge following the end of pandemic-era restrictions, according to three administration officials.
US to end most federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates next week
The Biden administration will end the last remaining federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements next week when the national public health emergency for the coronavirus ends.
How to get COVID tests now before it's no longer free
Free COVID testing ends on May 11, but you'll still have access to tests with a few differences.
Pandemic pounds pushed thousands of U.S. Army soldiers into obesity
New research found that obesity in the U.S. military surged during the pandemic.
Biden signs bill to declassify information on COVID-19 origins
President Joe Biden has signed a bipartisan bill that directs the federal government to declassify as much intelligence as possible about the origins of COVID-19 more than three years after the start of the pandemic.
COVID-19 pandemic expected to end this year 'as a public health emergency,' says World Health Organization
Optimism declared about declining deaths, though WHO falls short of declaring end of emergency now.
New study cites Wuhan raccoon dogs as possible origin of COVID-19
The raccoon dog earns its name from its facial markings similar to raccoons. The animals are known to be sold at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, where many virologists suspect that the Covid-19 pandemic may have started.
COVID-19 pill Paxlovid moves closer to full FDA approval
The medication has been used by millions of Americans since the FDA granted it emergency use authorization in late 2021.
Johns Hopkins shuts down COVID-19 data tracking hub after 3 years
The site pulled in a staggering 2.5 billion views over its lifetime, becoming a global go-to for monitoring the public health catastrophe.
COVID-19 shocker: Parents lied about their kids’ sickness status and broke quarantine rules, study finds
Parents failed to disclose kids’ health status to protect 'personal freedoms,' researchers say
UK briefly considered extermination of all pet cats during early stage of COVID-19 pandemic
While the U.K. did not go through with this potential plan, other countries such as Hong Kong ended up euthanizing thousands of hamsters and in Denmark millions of minks were culled.
Another US agency assesses COVID-19 origin likely a Chinese 'lab leak': report
The Energy Department has reportedly joined the FBI’s stance that the coronavirus likely spread due to a mishap at a Chinese laboratory.
FDA approves combination flu-COVID test for home use
This is the first home test for the flu.
Governor Abbott gives 2023 State of the State Address
Gov. Greg Abbott went on to list seven emergency items for the 2023 legislative session.
Austin Mayor Kirk Watson tests positive for COVID-19
Austin Mayor Kirk Watson says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolating at home per CDC protocols.
What will ending the COVID-19 emergency look like in the US?
Many Americans will see changes to their insurance and other measures once the emergency comes to an end.
President Biden to end country's COVID-19 emergencies on May 11
President Joe Biden informed Congress that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normalcy nearly three years after they were first declared.