Overcrowded parties have forced several high schools to go back to online learning in hopes of staving off COVID-19 outbreaks.
Primary school students in China experienced more depressive symptoms and made more suicide attempts after schools closed for the pandemic, a new study found.
Gov. Tom Wolf's pandemic restrictions that required people to stay at home, placed size limits on gatherings and ordered "non-life-sustaining" businesses to shut down are unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday.
The number of daily U.S. deaths from the coronavirus is declining again after peaking in early August, but scientists warn that a new bout with the disease this fall could claim more lives.
As doctors worry about a coronavirus-and-flu "twin-demic" that could overwhelm the health care system, Americans must contend with another possibility: fighting both viruses at the same time.
PHILADELPHIA — Court officials in Philadelphia have put a hold on residential evictions in the city for two weeks.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week at 884,000, a sign that layoffs remain stuck at a historically high level six months after the viral pandemic flattened the economy.
FRESNO, Calif. — White House officials say U.S. hospitals have all the medical supplies needed to battle the deadly virus, but frontline workers, hospital officials and even the Food and Drug Administration say that’s not the case.
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats scuttled a scaled-back GOP coronavirus rescue package on Thursday as the parties argued to a standstill over the size and scope of the aid, likely ending hopes for coronavirus relief before the November election.
School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite says despite some technical issues, the school year is off to a strong start.
Under two weeks after school started, Savannah Gardiner’s 8-year-old son woke her up at 4 a.m. complaining of an upset stomach, nausea and a sore throat. By the next morning, her two youngest children, ages 3 and 6, had lost their voices.
Half a million US children have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.
It's the first day of school for more than 1.8 million students, and some will be part of a science experiment not on the curriculum.
A group funded by the National Institutes of Health has released a series of emotional television ads asking Black people and Latinos to roll up their sleeves and become study participants in clinical trials for coronavirus vaccines.
Chris Pernell’s family has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. She lost her father to the coronavirus. Her sister, a breast cancer survivor, is a “long-hauler” — still fighting various effects of the virus many weeks after having it.
Local union workers raise their fists in a show of solidarity at a Labor Day rally at City Hall on Monday. — TRIBUNE PHOTO/SAMARIA BAILEY
Hundreds of local workers and union officials demanded better personal protective equipment (PPE), hazard pay and protection from layoffs at a rally outside of City Hall on Monday.
JACKSON, Miss. — Dr. Janice Bacon was exactly the person Kay McField hoped to talk to when she found herself spending most of her days in bed, feeling too depressed to get up as the coronavirus pandemic threatened those around her.
WASHINGTON — U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August from 10.2% to a still-high 8.4%, with about half the 22 million jobs lost to the coronavirus outbreak recovered so far, the government said Friday in one of the last major economic reports before Election Day.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Americans headed into Labor Day weekend — the unofficial end to the Lost Summer of 2020 — amid warnings from public health experts that backyard parties, crowded bars and other gatherings could cause the coronavirus to come surging back.