Wastewater surveillance becomes more targeted in search for poliovirus, monkeypox and coronavirus

(CNN) — Early in the coronavirus pandemic, health officials closely monitored sewage samples for signs of the virus to track where it could be circulating.Read More

New studies bolster theory coronavirus emerged from the wild

Two new studies provide more evidence that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a Wuhan, China market where live animals were sold – further bolstering theRead More

New coronavirus mutant raises concerns in India and beyond

The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that’s worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up inRead More

FDA advisers vote to include an Omicron-specific component for a coronavirus booster in the US

(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration’s independent Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted Tuesday to support recommending inclusion of an Omicron-specificRead More


Coronavirus committee: Meat companies lied about impending shortage and put workers at risk

(CNN) — At the height of the pandemic, as the coronavirus infected tens of thousands of meat industry workers and caused hundreds to die, executivesRead More

With a rise in coronavirus cases, what precautions should you take for Mother’s Day, graduations and other festivities?

(CNN) — Cases of Covid-19 are rising again. Infections have increased by more than 50% compared with the previous week in at least eight USRead More

Coronavirus wave this fall and winter could potentially infect 100 million, White House warns

(CNN) — The Biden administration is issuing a new warning that the US could potentially see 100 million Covid-19 infections this fall and winter, as officialsRead More

Newer, fitter descendants of Omicron variant begin to drive their own coronavirus waves

(CNN) — There’s no denying the numbers: Even with spotty reporting, Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are rising again in the United States. Cases are trendingRead More

CDC estimates 3 in 4 kids have had coronavirus infections

NEW YORK (AP) — Three out of every four U.S. children have been infected with the coronavirus, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers estimatedRead More

California delays coronavirus vaccine mandate for schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is delaying a coronavirus vaccine mandate for schoolchildren until at least the summer of 2023. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration announcedRead More