Internal CDC documents state that the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may be more dangerous than other versions.
Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania's coronavirus task force are asking state lawmakers to urge their constituents to get vaccinated, noting the rapid spread of the highly contagious delta variant.
Dr. Mike Cirigliano joined Good Day Philadelphia on Friday to answer commonly asked questions about the coronavirus vaccine from people who are hesitant to get the potential life-saving shots.
In June fully vaccinated people accounted for 20% of all the new cases diagnosed in LA County, while unvaccinated and partially vaccinated people accounted for 80% of the cases.
Japan expanded a state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo following record COVID-19 spikes as the capital hosts the Olympics.
President Joe Biden announced Thursday that federal workers must show proof of receiving a COVID vaccine or submit to regular testing.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Thursday that mask mandates are once again in effect indoors in the nation’s capital for everyone over the age of 2 – regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases among mostly unvaccinated Americans due to the fast-spreading delta variant, President Joe Biden called on local governments to offer $100 to newly vaccinated people as an incentive.
Israel’s prime minister has announced that the country will offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated.
AstraZeneca said it will seek U.S. authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in the second half of 2021, a timeframe that has been delayed.
New Jersey is urging its residents to resume mask-wearing in certain indoor settings after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated mask-wearing guidance amid a spike in new COVID-19 infections propelled by the Delta variant.
Navy officials declined to say whether either of the two members who died over the past week from COVID-19 had been vaccinated
Pfizer shared limited data suggesting that a third dose of its original COVID-19 vaccine may “strongly” boost protection against the delta variant.
Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that he is not considering a statewide mask mandate as coronavirus cases surge in Pennsylvania and across the country, while his administration said it is not requiring masks in schools.
Hours after the CDC recommended indoor mask-wearing for students and staff K-12, Central Bucks School District leaders narrowly voted to keep masks optional for students in the fall.
Reopen California Schools, a group that promotes full school reopening without masks, tweeted it had obtained photos of one of Gov. Newsom’s sons at the camp.
Tokyo reported 3,177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another all-time high just days after the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
As the delta variant of COVID-19 continues to surge in the U.S., the CDC is now saying vaccinated people should wear masks again indoors in areas with high or substantial community transmission. Here’s how to find out which areas are considered high-risk.
Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr.
The CDC announced new face mask recommendations Tuesday for vaccinated people and K-12 schools, citing new information about the ability of the delta variant to spread by those who have been vaccinated.