Who should get the updated coronavirus vaccine booster now—and who should wait?

CNN  —  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has this month greenlit the rollout of updated Covid-19 vaccine boosters, following the US Food and Drug Administration’s authorization. These…

What To Know About Fall Booster Shots Of Coronavirus Vaccine

By Laurie McGinley, The Washington Post Aug. 31, 2022 — New coronavirus boosters are just around the corner following authorization Wednesday by federal regulators. The updated shots are designed to provide…

What precautions should families take against coronavirus as kids return to school?

To guide us through this back-to-school refresher, I spoke with CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and professor of health policy and management at the George Washington…

Covid rebound: Coronavirus can be contagious during a Paxlovid rebound, researchers warn, even if people don’t have symptoms

“People who experience rebound are at risk of transmitting to other people, even though they’re outside what people accept as the usual window for being able to transmit,” said Dr.…

Virologists try to keep up with faster coronavirus evolution.

The rapid evolution of the coronavirus into an alphabet soup of subvariants presents a vexing challenge to health officials: They must make far-reaching policy decisions based on little biological certainty…

Norwegian Cruises will drop its requirement for negative coronavirus tests in most countries, but not in the U.S.

Norwegian Cruise Line, with a global fleet of 28 ships, said Wednesday that, as of Aug. 1, it would no longer ask passengers to show negative coronavirus tests before boarding…

How Often Can You Be Infected With the Coronavirus?

A virus that shows no signs of disappearing, variants that are adept at dodging the body’s defenses, and waves of infections two, maybe three times a year — this may…

Testing Positive for the Coronavirus Overseas: What You Need to Know

I’m positive! Do I need to self-isolate or quarantine? If you test positive, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends you should isolate and delay travel for 10 days,…

The Coronavirus Has Infected More Than Half of Americans, the C.D.C. Reports

Sixty percent of Americans, including 75 percent of children, had been infected with the coronavirus by February, federal health officials reported on Tuesday — another remarkable milestone in a pandemic…

Coronavirus Found in Human Feces Up to 7 Months After Infection

But at four months following diagnosis, when no more COVID remained in their lungs, nearly 13% of patients continued to shed viral RNA in their feces. About 4% still were…