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White House COVID-19 coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the U.S.

US making COVID antiviral drug Paxlovid more available at test sites

The White House on Thursday announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the U.S. as it projects COVID-19 infections...

‘Long COVID’ symptoms affect 1 in 4 seniors after infection, study finds

As many as one in four seniors and one in five adults under 65 experienced "long COVID" or "post-COVID" symptoms after surviving a coronavirus...

Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5

Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data...

Man in Japan gambles COVID town funds mistakenly sent to him

The money was supposed to be COVID-19 assistance for low-income households in a small Japanese town, but it was mistakenly wired to a bank...
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Lee Health caring for 80 COVID-19 patients; 175% increase since May 1

As of Thursday morning, Lee Health is caring for 80 COVID-19 patients in its hospitals, an increase of 175% since May 1 and the...

FDA clears COVID booster shot for healthy kids ages 5 to 11

U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their protection as...

More free at-home COVID-19 tests available online

You can now go online and order more free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are part of a Biden administration program to make COVID-19...

Biden commemorates 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19

President Joe Biden is commemorating the 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19 early Thursday, hours before he hosts the second Global COVID Summit...
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Johns Hopkins study focuses on COVID-19 long-haulers

As the number of COVID cases slowly rises again, health experts are looking at the long-term effects many people are experiencing. Johns Hopkins School Bloomberg...

Researchers testing light technology that could protect against next pandemic

New technology could add another layer of protection against the next pandemic by simply turning on a light. Researchers are exploring a new way...

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