NASA’s newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer.
Calculating how many people have been infected isn’t a simple matter, which is why estimates of local infection rates vary widely.
Air quality has been terrible for decades in Bergamo, in northern Italy, which last year suffered many COVID-19 deaths. Researchers see a connection.
A United Nations report estimates 17% of food produced each year is wasted. That’s 931 million metric tons of food, doubled from a decade ago.
A study published in JAMA Cardiology suggests that heart inflammation is uncommon in pro athletes who’ve had mild COVID-19 and most don’t need to be sidelined.
Britain, Canada and three other countries plan to fast-track the development of modified COVID-19 vaccines to target new versions of the coronavirus.
The COVID-19 pandemic cut global greenhouse gas emissions, but the benefits won’t last unless dramatic reductions continue for years
Just one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was 60% to 70% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 disease in people age 70 and older, a new report says.
By putting homeless people in hotels for isolation or quarantine, San Francisco freed up hospital space for patients with serious cases of COVID-19.
Communities across the U.S. are seeing plummeting demand, but coronavirus tests remain important for tracking and containing the outbreak.
The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says it’s ‘premature’ and ‘unrealistic’ to think that the pandemic might be over by year’s end.
Federal officials are expressing worry that the decline in daily new coronavirus cases nationwide is starting to flatten and warned states against relaxing COVID-19 restrictions.
Mixing and matching doses of different COVID-19 vaccines was an idea that scientists dismissed out of hand. Now they’re taking it seriously.
U.S. health advisors have endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson that’s expected to provide an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.
While coronavirus variants remain a threat, health experts say they are hopeful that masks and rising vaccination rates can blunt potential new waves.
Scientists have identified a mutated version of the coronavirus spreading in New York, one of several variants being monitored in the U.S.
The CDC is urging stricter precautions for gymgoers after tracing coronavirus outbreaks to fitness centers where patrons exercised without wearing masks.
Blue Shield of California’s takeover of the state’s vaccine delivery system lack buy-in from counties, with none of California’s 58 counties having signed the Blue Shield contract yet.
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