President-elect Joe Biden received his second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday, three weeks after getting his first one with TV cameras rolling in an attempt to reassure the American public that the shots are safe.
President-elect Joe Biden pledged to use the Defense Production Act to maximize the available supply of vaccines, while governors accused the Trump administration of deceiving states about what was available.
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 400,000 on Tuesday in the waning hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts a singular failure.
Public health experts Thursday blamed vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push to get states to vastly expand their vaccination drives without ordering enough shots.
Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the outbreak in the U.S.
Coronavirus catch-up: Deaths and cases per day in the U.S. have dropped but are still running at alarmingly high levels, and the effort to snuff out COVID-19 is a race between the vaccine and the mutating virus.
The Biden administration is boosting purchases of coronavirus vaccines to deliver enough to protect 300 million Americans by the end of the summer, as it surges deliveries to states for the next three weeks following shortages.
Virus roundup: The Biden administration launched its new level-with-America health briefings with a projection that as many as 90,000 more in the U.S. will die from the coronavirus in the next four weeks.
Virus roundup: Novavax's vaccine shows promise against COVID-19 in a U.K. study, but is possibly not as effective against the variant discovered in South Africa — which has now made it's way to the U.S.
Virus roundup: The deadliest month yet of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. drew to a close with certain signs of progress: cases and hospitalizations are plummeting, while vaccinations are picking up speed.
Life expectancy in the United States dropped a staggering one year during 2020 as coronavirus claimed more American lives than the greatest war. Blacks and Hispanics suffered the worst death rates, researchers say, but also people with cancer, heart disease and other conditions.
Virus update: COVID-19 vaccine makers told Congress to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses, and the companies insist they will be able to provide enough for most Americans to get inoculated by summer.