The recommendation will change guidance by the agency in May saying that vaccinated individuals did not have to wear masks indoors or out because of protection afforded by vaccines.

New vaccine mandates are being rolled out at VA and the Mayo Clinic, and in California, New York City and elsewhere.

The changes to ongoing trials run by Moderna and Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech could delay the availability of the vaccine to children between the ages of 5 and 11 beyond the hoped-for timeline of early fall, although it is unclear by how much.

Some of the ways include strength training, improving your balance and removing hazards at your home.

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House investigators are seeking interviews with former CDC professional staff, including Anne Schuchat and Nancy Messonnier.

In the United States, more than 114,000 youths have lost their primary caregiver because of the disease, according to a report.

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Initially skeptical about the need for covid-19 vaccines, the Carpenter family now would like their son and brother's death to not be in vain.

  • Perspective

I’ve allowed myself to feel the pain of loss and I’ve come to learn that bereavement isn’t something to fear. If anything, it’s to be embraced.

Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey said the state would restart its outreach recommending vaccinations for children and teens, including offering them at events on school property, as early as next week.

Often, the involuntary contractions are a temporary annoyance. But some people can get them for days at a time, disrupting their lives and causing misery.

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The vaccines are proven safe and are more widely available than ever, but many Americans are struggling to convince vaccine-hesitant loved ones of the importance of getting the shots.

Research suggests that reducing income inequality could boost for children the chances at success in the future.

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Millions continue to refuse coronavirus shots as the delta variant drives new outbreaks

Emerging data suggests that giving more shots to those with fragile immune systems may enhance their bodies’ disease-fighting response.

"It is one of the most infectious respiratory viruses ... I have seen in my 20-year career," the CDC chief said.

Six senior health-care workers were fired by a New Jersey hospital system after they failed to comply with an order to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by the end of June.

The proposed settlement would require drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major drug distributors — McKesson, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen — pay billions for the abatement of the deadly opioid crisis.

Universal vaccination of health workers would "protect all patients," American Hospital Association says.

The agreement announced Wednesday by a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general could set aside money for communities as soon as the end of September.

The delta variant, first detected in India, appears to be the most "fit" variant, which means it will probably outcompete other variants to infect more people.

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