The CDC is advising Americans to avoid traveling to Canada because of COVID-19 variants that are circulating around that nation.
The South Central Public Health District has received laboratory confirmation of 12 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 California variant (B.1.429) and four confirmed cases of the COVID-19 UK variant (B.1.1.7), in Blaine County.
With fears growing the US may be facing a fourth surge of Covid-19 cases, health experts are pleading with Americans to keep taking precautions until they are fully vaccinated.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci got into a contentious exchange with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Thursday over whether people should wear masks if they have recovered from Covid-19 or been vaccinated against it.
One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen death, economic hardship and anxiety on an unprecedented scale.
Samples of wastewater from Ada County show that the highly transmissible variants of the coronavirus have arrived in the Treasure Valley.
As states ease restrictions because of falling case numbers, public health officials say authorities are overlooking potentially more dangerous COVID-19 variants quietly spreading through the U.S.
After giving thousands of tests for the coronavirus, nurse Asnath Masango says she can't wait to get vaccinated.
The U.S. is on pace to exceed Biden’s goal of administering 100 million vaccine doses in his first 100 days in office. Plus, a COVID-defying nun toasts her 117th birthday, and more updates.
Federal authorities are investigating a massive counterfeit N95 mask operation in which fake 3M masks were sold in at least five states to hospitals, medical facilities and government agencies.
Virus update: The vaccination pace keeps accelerating, while evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants.
Dr. Anthony Fauci announced federal agencies will start looking at the effectiveness of COVID vaccines on the new variants.Moderna and Pfizer …
Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the outbreak in the U.S.
New research suggests that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine can protect against a mutation found in two easier-to-spread variants of the coronavirus …
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on residents in the state's Capitol region to contact health authorities if they believe they have been …
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shut the door Wednesday on President Trump's push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks as he blocked another attempt by Democrats to force a vote.
The first reported U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant that's been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado. Scientists believe the new virus variant is more contagious.
An average of more than 200,000 people have tested positive for coronavirus every day for two straight weeks in the United States, a toll that has led to record numbers of people hospitalized and dying of the virus.
Pfizer and Moderna are testing their coronavirus vaccines to see if they work against the mutated version of the virus found in the United Kingdom and other countries, the companies said.