As concerns rise over the BA.2.86 variant, more commonly known as "Pirola," questions about its impact and differences from previous variants have surfaced.
With a surge COVID-19 in cases in Harris County, Harris County Public Health (HCPH) officials stress the need for up-to-date COVID-19 vaccinations.
The summer is in full swing and as we near back to school time many people are gathering for pool parties, cook-outs, and other events but the City of Houston is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch says emergency measures taken during the COVID-19 crisis that killed more than 1 million Americans were perhaps “the greatest intrusions on civil liberties in the peacetime history of this country.”
Scientists are still trying to figure out why some people get long COVID and why a small portion have lasting symptoms. Here's some of the latest evidence.
Harris County Public Health will administer updated COVID-19 booster shots to children 6 months and older on Friday.
Dr. Walensky, who is up-to-date with vaccination, is experiencing mild symptoms, the CDC said.
After physician burnout spiked during the COVID pandemic, experts see an urgent need to address the issue.
Some Americans who plan to get the shot, designed to target the most common omicron strains, said they are waiting because they either had COVID-19 recently or another booster.
Health officials recently gave emergency authorization for the COVID-19 ‘combo shots’ to help combat variants of the coronavirus and eligible Houston residents can soon get theirs.
While it might have seemed like a good idea to stockpile those free at-home tests, many are likely now expired. But you may still be able to use them — here’s how to check.
Known as long-haulers, many patients aren't sure if COVID-19 is truly what they are suffering from, but now a simple blood test may provide much-needed answers, along with a treatment plan.
The nation's top public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.
Health experts say during clinical trials, rebound cases happened in only 1 to 2% of people.
The vaccine works by using spike proteins from SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — and seven other related animal viruses with the potential to cause a pandemic in humans.
Dr. Hotez with Baylor College of Medicine says the latest wave of infections are likely caused by the new Omicron sub-variant, B-A.5. The CDC now considers it the dominant strain in the U.S.
The coronavirus pandemic could last for nearly two more years before becoming an endemic according to new Yale research.
The FDA change will make thousands more pharmacies eligible to quickly prescribe and dispense the pill, which has been shown to curb the worst effects of COVID-19.
When it comes to COVID-19, the summer outlook doesn’t look too great, according to experts. BA.4 and BA.5 are two new COVID-19 sub-variants in the latest Omicron lineage.
Moderna’s study results revealed people given the combination vaccine shot had higher antibody levels to fight omicron and other variants.