We know more covid variants are out there. So what's your risk of catching the virus right now? Doctors say right now its not the same level of risk as this time last year because of fewer COVID-19 cases.
A panel of experts covered topics including vaccine access, equity, hesitancy, and education, especially as it relates to rural and underserved communities. That panel ranged from experts in the medical field, a faith-based leader, and a minority health advocate. But the questions from viewers focused more on their personal medical concerns.
The death rates — posted online this week by federal health authorities — add to the growing body of evidence that the number of lives lost directly or indirectly to the coronavirus in the U.S. is far greater than the officially reported COVID-19 death toll of nearly 600,000 in 2020-21.
Envoys from World Trade Organization member nations are taking up a proposal to ease patents and other intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines to help developing countries fight the pandemic.
An article on seven U.S. teen boys in several states, published online Friday in Pediatrics, is among the latest reports of heart inflammation discovered after COVID-19 vaccination, though a link to the vaccine has not been proven.