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Updated COVID-19 Vaccines Providing Protection Against Omicron Variant Available at No...

The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that people with Medicare, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage, private insurance coverage, or no health coverage can get COVID-19 vaccines, including the updated Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines, at no cost, for as long as the federal government continues purchasing and distributing these COVID-19 vaccines.

Coronavirus Files: Feds authorize vaccines for youngest kids

Universal health care could have saved more than 338,000 lives in the U.S. during the pandemic, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Coronavirus Files: Seniors at high risk as new omicron variants may...

Patients with darker-color skin experienced delayed COVID care in Baltimore hospitals during 2020 and 2021, according to a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine.

White House: 1st shots for kids under 5 possible by June...

The Biden administration said Thursday that children under 5 may be able to get their first COVID-19 vaccination doses as soon as June 21, if federal regulators authorize shots for the age group, as expected.

Inland Empire COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 hospitalizations in both Riverside and San Bernardino County have increased for the second straight week.

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

As the nation marked 1 million deaths from COVID-19 last week, the milestone was bookended by mass shootings that killed people simply living their lives: grocery shopping, going to church, or attending the fourth grade.

VA implements COVID-19 health protection levels enhancing Veteran, visitor and employee...

The Department of Veterans Affairs Health Administration launched three operational levels called VHA COVID-19 Health Protection Levels to provide a consistent, nationwide approach at its medical centers.

What happens if I get COVID-19 while traveling?

What happens if I get COVID-19 while traveling? Depending on your destination, it could result in an unexpected change in plans, such as being required to stay isolated in a hotel.

Racial split on COVID-19 endures as restrictions ease in US

Black and Hispanic Americans remain far more cautious in their approach to COVID-19 than white Americans, recent polls show, reflecting diverging preferences on how to deal with the pandemic as federal, state and local restrictions fall by the wayside.

Harris positive for COVID-19, Biden not a ‘close contact’

Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the White House announced, underscoring the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the U.S. eases restrictions in a bid to return to pre-pandemic normalcy.