One of the few areas where hospitals in Virginia saw more patients last year dealt with drug and alcohol use and mental health issues.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brass bands playing at a 24-hour drive-thru coronavirus vaccine event. Doses delivered to commercial fishermen minutes from the docks. Pop-up immunization clinics at a Buddhist temple, homeless shelters, truck stops and casinos, with shots available at night or on weekends.
At least 21 states have recorded at least a 10% rise in daily average positive cases of Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University data Thursday, demonstrating that the fight against the pandemic is far from over.
At an emergency meeting, CDC advisers wrestled with the fact that the U.S. has enough vaccine alternatives to do without J&J for a time, but other countries may not. Here's the latest virus news.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's decision to suspend the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to preliminary reports of rare blood clots has left the country without any shots as it struggles to combat an aggressive coronavirus variant.
Six cases out of the 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine administered in the U.S. experienced extremely rare blood clots. That’s about half as likely as getting struck by lightning in a year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Women seeking an abortion pill will not be required to visit a doctor's office or clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. health officials said Tuesday in the latest reversal in an ongoing legal battle over the medication.
A rare, rogue immune response is the main suspect as authorities investigate highly unusual blood clots following use of two similar COVID-19 vaccines from Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca.
Virginians with appointments to receive this vaccine will be rescheduled for a different clinic.
Although Virginia's number of excess deaths was 17.1% above the expected total, the state's increase was lower than the national average.
Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine -- this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.
After 18 people had adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, Wake County Public Health decided to "pause" …
NORFOLK—Virginia’s coronavirus vaccine supply will be dealt a blow next week, following a factory mixing problem that ruined 15 million doses …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen from being pinned to the pavement with a knee on his neck, medical experts testified at former Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial Thursday, emphatically rejecting the defense theory that Floyd's drug use and underlying health problems killed him.
A Colorado mass vaccination site paused operations this week after 11 people experienced adverse reactions to the Covid-19 vaccine.
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) — Larrecsa Cox steered past the used tire shop, where a young man had collapsed a few days before, the syringe he’d used to shoot heroin still clenched in his fist.
More than 34 million Americans live with diabetes, many of them children and adolescents. Here's what to know if you suspect your child is at risk.
Dolly Parton has received her second dose of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine.
Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before they head back to school in the fall.
LONDON (AP) — German officials have decided to limit the use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine in people under 60 after more unusual blood clots were reported in a small number of people who received the shots.
Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before they head back to school this fall.