The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization.
The volunteer was a man in his 20s, according to reports. It was not immediately clear if the man received the vaccine or had been part of a placebo group.
The CDC changed the definition to a total of 15 minutes or more.
Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges, the DOJ said.
There are several treatment options for COVID-19, and which one is best depends on how sick someone is.
The nation has 15,000-16,000 nursing homes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There may be another 20,000-45,000 assisted living facilities and similar kinds of settings for elderly and disabled people.
The world's number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 40 million.
In two new studies, those with type A blood were more likely to have severe disease, while those with type O were less likely.
President Donald Trump sought Monday to buck up his campaign staffers two weeks from Election Day, dismissing the cautionary coronavirus advice of his scientific experts as well as polling showing him trailing Democratic rival Joe Biden across key battleground states.
The state of Texas will come up with a plan to determine who is first to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
China’s shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is gaining strength as consumers return to shopping malls and auto dealerships while the United States and Europe endure painful contractions.
The U.S. can now test several million people daily for coronavirus but the boom comes with a new challenge: keeping track of the results.
Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August.
Mike Bird is the co-founder of PureBeam. He discusses how his audio visual company had to pivot during the pandemic after losing more than $2 million in business.
For one elderly couple, COVID-19 restrictions meant spending the last seven months apart. But now they're together again, and their emotional reunion will bring you to tears.
Today Dallas County is reporting 20 new COVID-19 deaths, along with an increase in cases. Health officials say the numbers are clearly going the wrong way.
Republican Judge Andy Eads was exposed to an infected person and has since tested positive for COVID-19.
The WHO study looked at four existing COVID-19 treatments, including remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine, and found each had "little or no effect" on a patient's survival.
United Airlines partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense on a study that suggests that when passengers wear face masks, the risk of exposure to COVID-19 on airplanes becomes negligible — but some experts say that the claim could be misleading.
Brigham Young University-Idaho administrators believe that students aimed to get infected by the coronavirus so that they could get paid for donating plasma that contains COVID-19 antibodies.