A new federal regulation makes it easy to get test results and see what your doctor is recording about your health. One downside: You might not understand what you read.
Scientists who have led the campaign to recognize the coronavirus as an airborne pathogen turn their attention to building design.
The vast majority of children with coronavirus infections don’t develop common COVID-19 symptoms that would make them easy to spot, a new study says.
The recommendation means many middle schoolers and virtually all high school students have the chance to be vaccinated before the next school year.
India is behind in doing the testing needed to track a worrisome coronavirus variant first detected there so scientists can understand it better.
An independent expert panel reviewed the World Health Organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic found serious failures and made recommendations.
The town’s accreditation by the International Dark-Sky Assn. is based on a years-long effort to limit light pollution.
Radiologists have discovered a new side effect of COVID-19 vaccines: They make it more difficult to interpret mammogram results.
Doctors say a gene therapy that makes use of the AIDS virus has given a working immune system to 48 babies and toddlers who were born without one.
Vaccine hesitancy is making herd immunity for COVID-19 seem more elusive than ever. Could that change once the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is authorized for children as young as 12?
The reassurance comes as California continues to report one of the lowest per-capita daily coronavirus case counts of any state in the U.S.
The authorization potentially paves the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a U.N.-backed program rolling out vaccines.
In the COVID-19 era, my 12-year-old played more video games than ever. What kind of parent was I to allow this? But then I talked to experts.
It’s not yet known whether COVID-19 vaccines can affect your period, but researchers are starting to study the issue.
Two studies of hospital workers bolster the case that COVID-19 vaccines really do reduce the risk of a coronavirus infection.
Teams of experts also warn that a ‘substantial increase’ in hospitalizations and deaths is possible if unvaccinated people do not follow precautions.
The number of COVID-19 patients reported statewide Monday was 1,608 — the lowest since tracking began on March 30, 2020.
An up-close view of how the coronavirus infects cells in the brain and spinal cord helps explain the neurological symptoms of some COVID-19 patients.
Some parents, citing declining case rates and the newness of the vaccine, are opting to hold off or decline when it comes to their kids.
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