If the U.K. variant becomes dominant in America, "we're gonna be faced with another challenge of a virus that has a more efficient capability of spreading," warned the infectious diseases expert.
Coronavirus outbreaks at Utah mink farms have "greatly worsened since August," according to the Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC).
Up to two million new infections are likely to be reported in the week ending February 13, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The current rate of deaths in L.A. County was reported to be more than double that of pre-pandemic years, according to the coroner's office.
Hundreds to thousands of people gathered on the streets of the Strip in Tuscaloosa amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A handful of states in the Midwest, Northeast and the southwest reported the highest number of coronavirus deaths per 100,000 people.
The number of hospital beds needed across the country is projected to peak in just over a week, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Over 4.5 milion Americans have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, as of Monday, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
America's top infectious disease expert tells Newsweek it has yet to be determined whether those vaccinated against COVID-19 can still pass the virus onto others.
America's top infectious diseases expert tells Newsweek: "We can end this outbreak…we know what the end game is, we've just got to implement it."
The 70-year-old served as the mayor of Dearborn Heights since January 2004 and was a longtime member of the Dearborn Heights City Council.
America's leading infectious diseases expert tells Newsweek it is crucial to "get the overwhelming majority" vaccinated or the country could be left in a "chronic state of a lower level of infection."
The inmate is among more than 1,800 inmates who were ordered to be released early under a court ruling to ensure social distancing measures can be implemented.
"I would not be surprised if there was a COVID-19 mutation in the U.S. on a lower level," Dr. Anthony Fauci tells Newsweek.
More than 1.8 million children in the country have tested positive for the virus since the outbreak began.
The state's average daily case count and average daily death toll each hit another record high on Monday.
Children can rest assured the real Santa and Mrs. Claus have not tested positive for the virus and remain unaffected by the latest incident.
Los Angeles County is seeing "an explosive and very deadly surge," with an average of two COVID-19 deaths every hour, according to the county health department.
Chicago had the most new COVID-19 deaths in the past week among the five most populous cities.
The crew members who tested positive were reported to be "doing well, with only mild symptoms," according to the ferry company.
By January 2, the country's death toll is forecast to surpass 10,000 even with "rapid vaccine rollout," according to the latest projection by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Adults with positive COVID-19 test results were twice as likely to have reported dining at a restaurant than were those with negative results, according to the CDC.
"Proof of vaccination can be important at the individual level and for sectors other than health," a spokesperson for the WHO tells Newsweek.
The state's current COVID-19 hospitalizations have been rising sharply since late October.
The passport would allow Israeli residents to travel abroad without having to be tested for the coronavirus, according to Israeli Minister of Health Yuli Edelstein.
The child refused to wear a mask following repeated attempts by her father to put the face-covering on his daughter's face.