(NEW YORK) -- Doctors say some hospitals are reaching their breaking points as cases of flu and RSV continue to rise across the United States. Respiratory viruses have been surging throughout the country, appearing earlier than usual and rapidly increasing every month. According to data from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some hospitals across the United States say their beds are full as cases of respiratory viruses continue to increase among children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, infections due to respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, have spiked by 69%... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As children head back to the classroom for the academic year, new data shows that pediatric COVID-19 infection rates have increased for the second consecutive week. Last week, more than 90,600 additional child COVID-19 cases were reported, an increase of 14% from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19, but recent data shows that deaths and severe disease are not increasing with the same vigor despite a surge in infections. The U.S. has reported more than 700,000 new cases in the last... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City health officials are investigating a possible case of monkeypox as they reported more infections across the globe. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a press release Thursday that the patient is being cared for... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia has become the first major U.S. city to reinstate its indoor mask mandate, following an increase in COVID-19 infections, in recent weeks. Beginning April 18, masks will be required in all indoor public spaces, including schools, child care settings, businesses, restaurants and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With masks no longer required and mitigation measures seen by some as a thing of the past, a coronavirus resurgence is spreading among the tight circles of the Washington elite. On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the latest high-profile Washington dignitary to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the coronavirus receded across much of the globe last month and the omicron surge declined, many Americans were hopeful that was perhaps the signal that the United States was entering a new phase of the pandemic. However, new data indicators, domestically... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two studies published Monday show how COVID-19 infection is associated with higher rates of brain tissue abnormalities. These effects were subtle and it's possible many of the people who experience them will heal on their own without medical intervention. But these findings... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City's surge of COVID-19 cases fueled by the omicron variant appears to be falling just as quickly as it rose. Tens of thousands of infections are still being reported every day, and the test positivity rate is still above 20%.... Read More.