WASHINGTON — Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis released Wednesday by U.S. regulators that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic.

As the coronavirus pandemic exploded worldwide last April, global organizations banded together to help ensure that the world’s most vulnerable people would get vaccines amid the rush for shots. The initiative known as COVAX was formed by the World Health Organization, the vaccines alliance …

Fully vaccinated people can now skip quarantine even if they’ve been exposed to COVID-19, according to new guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But at the same time, the agency also acknowledges there’s a lot researchers don’t know about how vaccines impact tr…

I was shocked to read in a study published in the American Journal of Medicine that we are less healthy today than we were 20 years ago. This study was done before COVID-19 and noted that while we’re living longer, we’re getting more serious diseases that are directly related to our lifestyle.

On April 16, Angelina Proia was one of thousands of people tuned in to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's daily COVID-19 briefing. That day early in the pandemic, the news was encouraging; graphs flashed across the screen showing hospitalizations were down, along with ICU admissions, there were fe…

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ATLANTA — Average daily new coronavirus cases in the United States dipped below 100,000 in recent days for the first time in months, but experts cautioned Sunday that infections remain high and precautions to slow the pandemic must remain in place.

Chichi Ilonzo Momah, a Black female COO and pharmacist-in-charge at Springfield Pharmacy, has been on the frontlines amid COVID-19 for a long time. Now, she is now one of the first independent community pharmacists in the area to be vaccinating older adults.

The U.S. has entered a tricky phase of the COVID-19 vaccination effort as providers try to ramp up the number of people getting first shots while also ensuring a growing number of others get second doses just when millions more Americans are becoming eligible to receive vaccines.