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Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge

Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly contagious variant is taking hold. As Americans observed a national holiday Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pleaded with federal authorities to curtail travel from countries where new variants

UK coronavirus variant identified in Massachusetts for first time

Highly contagious coronavirus variant becomes dominant in US Fox News medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat joins ‘America’s News HQ’ Massachusetts health officials on Sunday announced the state’s first known case of the more contagious coronavirus variant initially detected in the U.K, known as B.1.1.7. The mutated strain was detected in a female Boston resident in her 20s who

Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government. The Daqiaodao Food Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, was sealed and its employees were being tested for the coronavirus, a city government statement said. There was no indication anyone

New mutant coronavirus strain IS more contagious by nearly 50%

New Kent strain of ‘super-COVID’ is nearly 50 percent more contagious than other varieties, Imperial study confirms Imperial College London researchers analyzed how quickly the new B117 ‘super-COVID’ variant spreads They compared samples of the mutated virus taken from nearly 2,000 people in  the UK to another  84,000 taken from people with other variants B117

Coronavirus cases in Europe top 25 million

More than 25 million coronavirus cases have been officially recorded in Europe, according to an AFP tally based on official health statistics at 1100 GMT on Friday. The 52 nations are the world’s worst affected zone in terms of the number of infections, followed by the US and Canada at 19,188,172, Latin America and the

Coronavirus cases in California surpass 2 million

Fox News Flash top headlines for December 24 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. California became the first state in the nation on Thursday to surpass 2 million cases of the novel coronavirus, according to estimates from Johns Hopkins University.  Estimates from the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource

A Black doctor died from COVID-19 after she posted a video from her hospital bed saying she was being mistreated: ‘This is how Black people get killed.’

Dr. Susan Moore, a Black physician in Indianapolis, died December 20 from COVID-19 after documenting what she said was mistreatment due to her race.  Moore said her reports of pain were only acknowledged when scans confirmed worsening lung complications, and that she was discharged too early. "Those people were trying to kill me," she said. 

U.S. Buys 100 Million More Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

The United States has purchased an additional 100 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer, enough to vaccinate around 50 million people, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. The nearly $2 billion deal is the second one between the U.S. government and the pharmaceutical giant, bringing Pfizer's total commitment to

Should Pregnant & Breastfeeding People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

On Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to be used on people 16 and older in the United States. As the proposed timeline for distribution for the vaccine for adults begins to become clearer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention