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Newly sworn in President Joe Biden and his advisers are inheriting no coronavirus vaccine distribution plan to speak of from the Trump administration, sources tell CNN, posing a significant challenge for the new White House.
Amazon wasted no time to reach out to newly installed US President Joe Biden about prioritizing its essential workers in his administration's vaccine distribution plans.
The NBA plans to enlist team security to prevent the postgame hugs and handshakes that continue to happen between players despite the league's stricter health and safety protocols, ESPN reported Wednesday.
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As state leaders clamored for more Covid-19 vaccine doses, Joe Biden became President on Wednesday with an eye toward changing approaches to the pandemic that has claimed more than 400,000 lives in the US.
Grocery chains joined Trader Joe's by saying the provide its hourly workers with two hours of pay for each vaccine dose they receive, giving workers up to four hours total of paid time off.
Georgia officials battling the COVID-19 pandemic are hoping for a shot in the arm to the state’s vaccine rollout when President-elect Joe Biden takes office on Wednesday.
ATLANTA - The unusual nature of the current pandemic-driven recession has put Georgia in a stronger economic position than could have been expected otherwise, the state’s chief economist said Tuesday.
Stacker explores 15 ways doctors are now treating COVID-19, including drugs, equipment, and prevention, along with support for new research and doctors’ brainstorming groups.
President Donald Trump on Monday lifted coronavirus-related travel restrictions for much of Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Brazil, effective on January 26 -- a move that President-elect Joe Biden's administration has promised to block.
As many people postpone necessary medical care due to the pandemic, medical professionals are worried that their patients will get sick or even die from other causes.
With coronavirus vaccines now rolling out across the United States, businesses and schools are considering how, and what it will take, to safely resume in-person operations.
States are racing to get Covid-19 vaccine supplies and distribution in order as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Friday of more contagious variants of coronavirus potentially exacerbating the spread.
The overwhelming majority of the more than 20,000 National Guard members expected in Washington for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration will not be tested for coronavirus before they are deployed from states around the country or upon their arrival in the nation's capital, a National Gu…
Hopes of a surge in Covid-19 vaccine shipments under a new policy to release second doses held in reserve appear to be evaporating -- with the revelation that those doses have already been distributed, contrary to recent indications by the Trump administration.
It's as if 10 of the world's largest commercial jets fell out of the sky, every day for an entire year.
President-elect Joe Biden on Friday outlined a plan to administer Covid-19 vaccines to the US population that includes opening up eligibility to get more people vaccinated, creating more vaccination sites and taking measures to increase the supply and distribution of the vaccines.
The incoming Biden administration plans to retire the name for the coronavirus vaccine effort under President Donald Trump -- Operation Warp Speed -- with a transition official for the incoming president telling CNN they are "moving to a new phase" of the coronavirus response.
Over 90,000 Americans could die of Covid-19 in the next three weeks, according to new predictions from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is occurring as the United States has surpassed 388,000 reported deaths, with the country shattering the record of over 4,000 deaths …
The old saying "Revenge is a dish best served cold" is understood to mean it is better to deliver retribution for a perceived or actual injustice after time has passed, in order for it to be done dispassionately. Sometimes it is better not to serve that dish at all. Like perishable food left unrefrigerated, a different kind of "bacteria" can infect the nation.
Despite hopes of widespread vaccinations this year, experts warned the start of 2021 would be a very rough time in this pandemic.
Georgia Tech men’s basketball’s game against N.C. State, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 16 in Raleigh, N.C., has been postponed due to COVID-19-related protocols within the Wolfpack program.
The Pebble Beach Pro-Am will be played next month without the traditional pro-am part of the tournament, the PGA Tour announced Thursday.
The Virginia women's basketball team canceled the rest of the 2020-21 season Thursday due to health and safety concerns.
It felt like Christmas when “Santa Rick” Rosenthal, who runs Northern Lights Santa Academy in Atlanta, snagged a rare slot to receive one of the first COVID-19 vaccines doled out to seniors in Georgia.
President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday evening outlined a $1.9 trillion emergency legislative package to fund a nationwide vaccination effort and provide direct economic relief to Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic, telling Americans that "the health of our nation is at stake."
Pope Francis and former Pope Benedict have received the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the Vatican said Thursday.
Two members of a World Health Organization (WHO) team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic have been blocked from flying to China after failing a coronavirus antibody test.
Japanese officials are believed to be wary of introducing a full lockdown for fear of harming the economy.
Early stage trials of Johnson & Johnson's experimental coronavirus vaccine show it generated an immune response in nearly all volunteers, with minimal side-effects, after a single dose.
Wednesday night's contest between the Phoenix Suns and Atlanta Hawks has been postponed due to contact tracing in Phoenix that would have left the team short of the required eight-player minimum, the NBA announced.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it will require a negative Covid-19 test from all air passengers entering the United States -- a move it says may help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
A day after announcing No. 13 West Virginia was postponing its scheduled game for Tuesday night vs. No. 2-ranked Baylor, the Big 12 Conference announced the next two scheduled home games for the Mountaineers against TCU on Jan. 16 and Oklahoma State on Jan. 18 have also been postponed.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp held a press conference at the State Capitol on Tuesday afternoon to provide a coronavirus vaccine update.
Biotechnology company Moderna believes its vaccine should protect people against Covid-19 for at least a year, a top official told investors Monday.
Theodore Lumpkin Jr., one of the last surviving members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen who served during World War II, has died at age 100.
Three House Democrats said they tested positive for Covid-19 after sheltering in place with other members of Congress who did not wear masks during the violent attack on the US Capitol last week.
MORROW— Clayton State University has started the process of administering the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible employees in an effort to mitigate the spread of the virus.
JONESBORO — The Georgia Department of Public Health has launched a COVID vaccine locator, allowing residents to search by county for a vaccine provider.
Most patients who had been hospitalized with Covid-19 still suffered a variety of symptoms -- including fatigue and sleep difficulties -- six months after infection, a Chinese study has found.
The mob violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday was deplorable and disgusting. It is the antithesis of a free society that wishes to remain free. Any supporter of President Trump and his policies must denounce this horror with even more vehemence than they denounced the riots of last summer, but the two are not equivalent.
The US set a grim milestone Monday as the country recorded over 200,000 new Covid-19 cases for seven straight days, according to John Hopkins University.
As part of the hunt for new coronavirus variants, an international database shows the United States ranks 61st in how quickly virus samples are collected from patients, analyzed and then posted online.