Coronavirus Tracking Apps Having ‘Modest’ Impact Amid Pandemic, Expert Says

December 04, 2020 at 21:37

While Apple and Google released technology in May to help notify people of COVID-19 exposure, experts say low adoption has so far led to a modest impact on the pandemic. The “Exposure Notifications” using proximity-tracking Bluetooth technology on iOS and A...

Cdc Urges Universal Mask Use While Indoors Amid Coronavirus Surge

December 04, 2020 at 19:58

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging Americans to wear masks indoors when they are not home amid a surge of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths. In a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published Friday, the health age...

Kansas Man's Coronavirus Death Was 'Lonelier Than Necessary,' Obituary Says

December 04, 2020 at 19:39

A great-grandfather in Kansas who was born just before the start of World War II died from coronavirus earlier this month in a “room not his own, being cared for by people dressed in confusing and frightening ways,” his obituary stated. “He died with COVID-...

6 Of 7 New Coronavirus Outbreaks In New Hampshire Are At Long Term Care Facilities

December 04, 2020 at 16:29

Health officials in New Hampshire announced seven new outbreaks of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, six of which are occurring in a long-term care facility. The seventh involves a cluster of cases at the Department of Corrections Secure Psychiatric Unit,...

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Offers Immunity For At Least 3 Months, Researchers Suggest

December 04, 2020 at 16:16

Biotech company Moderna has shared findings that its coronavirus vaccine offered trial participants immunity up to three months after the second jab. The vaccine still awaits emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which plans t...

Uk Defends Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine Decision Amid Criticism It Moved Too Fast

December 04, 2020 at 15:23

The agency gave emergency approval on Wednesday to a vaccine produced by U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and Germany-based BioNTech, making Britain the first Western country to authorize a vaccine against the coronavirus. Britain plans to begin vaccinating people wit...

Coronavirus Surge ‘Likely’ 2 To 3 Weeks Post Thanksgiving, Fauci Says

December 04, 2020 at 14:23

Another coronavirus surge is likely to hit the U.S. in the two- to three-week period following Thanksgiving, says Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert. The U.S. also just broke a new daily death toll at nearly 3,000, and Fauci says...

Cdc Director O Ks Coronavirus Vaccine Plan For Health Care Workers, Long Term Care Residents

December 04, 2020 at 12:50

Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has upheld a vote by a panel of independent experts that health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities should be the first to receive the long-awaited co...

Coronavirus Vaccine Producer Executives Say Distribution Would Start 'Hours' After Approval

December 04, 2020 at 07:38

Executives for three companies producing coronavirus vaccines said in an interview Thursday they would try to start distributing doses immediately after their vaccine is approved by the Food and Drug Administration. “We are aiming hours within the approval,...

Live Updates: La County Sheriff Says Deputies Won't Enforce Governor's Stay At Home Order

December 04, 2020 at 06:32

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said his deputies won't enforce a new statewide stay-at-home order announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday. The order came as cases have surged across the state and the country. Fast Facts The U.S. has tallied more...

Live Updates: La County Sheriff Says Deputies Won't Enforce Governor's Stay At Home Order

December 04, 2020 at 06:32

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said his deputies won't enforce a new statewide stay-at-home order announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday. The order came as cases have surged across the state and the country. Fast Facts Cases have surged across...

What's Driving Coronavirus Vaccine Hesitancy In Us?

December 03, 2020 at 21:42

The United States is potentially days away from approving the first round of coronavirus vaccines just nine months after the global pandemic ripped through every state, claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and crippled the once robust economy. "Vaccine ma...

Cdc’s New Coronavirus Quarantine Guidance ‘Strikes Balance’ With Resistant Public, Experts Say

December 03, 2020 at 21:10

Following reports Wednesday of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcing shorter coronavirus-related quarantines, top experts told Fox News the guidelines are reasonable given the resistant public. The CDC announced two acceptable quar...

Coronavirus Likely To Bring On 'Dark Winter' For Americans, Experts Say

December 03, 2020 at 20:38

Top medical experts reaffirmed a dark winter is ahead amid concerning rises of coronavirus infections, hospitalizations and a record-breaking daily death toll, while urging Americans to follow mitigation measures. "They [Americans] will be facing a dark win...

Coronavirus Kills Army Veteran Father Of 5, Family Says

December 03, 2020 at 19:42

A Texas family who lost their Army veteran father of five is speaking out to warn others about the dangers of the novel coronavirus after they said it killed him in less than a month. Matthew Law, 35, is described as being healthy prior to his diagnosis, ac...

Canada Could Decide On Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine Within Next Week, Official Says

December 03, 2020 at 18:08

Canada is poised to make a decision on Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine around the same time that the FDA is expected to announce its verdict, a senior health official told media on Thursday. The country is currently reviewing vaccine data from Pfizer, Moderna,...

States Expecting Coronavirus Vaccines In Coming Weeks

December 03, 2020 at 16:58

State officials nationwide have begun announcing that initial doses of coronavirus vaccines, namely that of Pfizer, are expected in the coming weeks pending the FDA's approval. The news coincides with a vote by a panel of independent experts advising the Ce...

Live Updates: Daily Coronavirus Deaths In Us Reach Record High

December 03, 2020 at 14:53

The daily coronavirus death toll in the U.S. reached a record high on Wednesday as officials warn that holiday-related travel is only likely to spur further virus spread. According to Johns Hopkins University data, 2,804 coronavirus-related fatalities were...

Us Tops Record For Daily Coronavirus Deaths

December 03, 2020 at 14:27

The U.S. recorded a new high in coronavirus-related fatalities on Wednesday at 2,804, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The nation – which has logged nearly 14 million cases and over 273,000 deaths since the pandemic began – also recorded 200...

Live Updates: Nyc Bar Owner Speaks Out After Arrest For Defying Coronavirus Restrictions

December 03, 2020 at 07:51

Andrew Cuomo's "orange zone" coronavirus orders. Fast Facts about the coronavirus New York like many other states has tightened restrictions as COVID-19 cases increase heading into winter. More than 13 million Americans have contracted the virus since the b...

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