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First Oral Rx for COVID-19 Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the the first oral treatment for COVID through an emergency use authorization (EUA).
The Link Between COVID and Weight
Since the start of the pandemic, excess weight has appeared to be linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes. Now, early research is providing a possible explanation.
COVID-19 Update: 12/6/21
COVID-19 continues to spread in the United States and around the world. Here's what you need to know.
Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know
There's a new variant of COVID-19, and it's sparking concern among health officials and the public around the world.
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Protection May Drop Over Time
The protection one of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines provides may decrease after six months, according to a new study.
Salmonella in Your Salad?
Health officials are investigating a Salmonella outbreak that appears to be linked to salad greens.
COVID-19 Variants: What You Need to Know
As viruses replicate, they start to change. That's exactly what has happened with COVID-19, which has led to several variants of the original virus.
New COVID-19 Rx Approved
A new medication to treat COVID-19 has earned emergency approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Salmonella Outbreak Ramps Up
Hundreds of people across the United States have become sick with Salmonella after contact with backyard poultry.
When Did COVID-19 Really Hit the US?
COVID-19 might have arrived in the United States earlier than we realized.