Health News

Flu Vaccine Prevents Severe Illness in Kids
Even when the flu vaccine doesn't prevent the flu altogether in kids, it may still prevent severe sickness.
COVID Vaccine for Young Kids May Be Coming Soon
Children younger than 5 years old may be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine soon.
FDA Changes Monoclonal Antibody Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is changing the way a COVID-19 treatment can be used.
COVID Study: Omicron Less Deadly Than Delta
A new study is lending support to what people have been theorizing about the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Free Home COVID Tests Begin Shipping to US Homes
Can't find an open COVID-19 testing appointment? You may be able to get a free at-home test.
Free N95 Masks Coming to Local Pharmacies
Everyone loves to get something for free, and if you stop by your community pharmacy, you may find there's a free mask waiting for you.
CDC Updates Mask Guidance
Health officials have made some changes to recommendations about face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Test-to-Stay Options During the Pandemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been making some changes to its school recommendations during the pandemic.
FDA Takes Action to Expand COVID Vaccine Use
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took several actions to expand the use of one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
COVID-19 Update: 1/10/22
COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing in the United States, with the increase apparently driven largely by the Omicron variant.