With the Omicron variant accounting for 98.3 percent of new COVID cases in the U.S., many are seeking more protective masks. Here is a guide to spotting fakes.
"Don't kiss or snuggle your bearded dragon," the CDC said as one of the additional ways to avoid catching the illness.
School nurses told Newsweek about the double workload they've had to take on and the pushback they've received from parents.
Jenna Jameson's partner has revealed that the former adult film star is set to undergo further tests amid doubts over her Guillain-Barré syndrome diagnosis.
"The best mask that you wear is the one that you will wear and the one you can keep on all day long," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Wednesday.
Virus infections reported among nursing home staff members across the U.S. exceeded 53 per 1,000 residents in early January, CDC data showed.
The former adult film actor said she would "likely remain in hospital" until her treatment for the condition, which affects the body's nervous system, is complete.
Dr. Anthony Fauci clashed with the Republican senator on Tuesday in a tense appearance before a Senate Health Committee.
The new numbers show how the Omicron variant has quickly ramped up infections across the nation, even in those who are vaccinated.
Some Twitter users claimed the remarks by Rochelle Walensky allegedly implied comorbidities were the "primary cause of death" in a new COVID-19 study.
The CNN anchor took issue with the way COVID cases are being counted, although he accepts that hospitals are under pressure because of the pandemic.
The popular Golden Girls star experienced a stroke six days before she died on December 31, according to her death certificate.
Walensky said it was "encouraging news in the context of Omicron" that most deaths caused by the COVID variant were in people with at least four comorbidities, prompting people to tweet "#MyDisabledLifeIsWorthy."
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday dramatically inflated the number of children severely ill with COVID-19.
The CDC has four hypotheses for why kids with COVID-19 may be at a higher risk of being diagnosed with diabetes.
The new recommendation contradicts CDC guidance, which recommends that individuals who have been in close contact with COVID-19 receive a test.
One of the victims refused the vaccine while the other two deaths did not receive treatment since they believed the bat bite didn't break their skin.
The Caribbean island is yet another destination to be assigned a level 4 travel notice by the CDC due to the number of COVID cases there.
Jeff Zients, the White House COVID-19 coordinator, said the administration was not considering an adjustment to require booster shots for international travel.
The CDC issued its latest warning against taking cruises amidst the pandemic on December 30.
With Omicron looking to be more contagious but less severe, some health experts are saying hospitalization data is a better indicator of the pandemic's effect.
Staff shortages have blighted many sectors of the economy as Omicron cases surge across the U.S.
The CDC has advised U.S. citizens against going on cruises due to rising coronavirus cases.
The health agency is recommending that even fully vaccinated people do not go on cruises because of concerns about the spread go the Omicron variant of COVID.
The CDC has updated its COVID-19 guidance, halving the recommended quarantine time. In response, Twitter users are joking about what the agency might say next.
The CDC advised Americans to avoid cruises as COVID cases rise across the country, because Omicron could be highly transmissible in the confines of a ship.
The world's largest cruise trade association called the CDC's new guidance advising against cruise travel "perplexing" in a statement shared with Newsweek.
Michigan broke a pandemic record this week for the highest number of daily cases. The state's positivity rate is now above 28 percent.