Experts explain why the mRNA tech that revolutionized COVID-19 vaccines could be the answer to incurable diseases, heart attacks, and even snake bites: 'The possibilities are endless'

The tech in Moderna’s and Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines could mend any protein in the body, experts…

Staying 6 feet apart indoors does almost nothing to stop the spread of COVID-19, MIT study finds

The widely-used 6 ft rule does little to prevent COVID-9 exposure indoors, MIT researchers found.  The…

States are lifting COVID-19 mask mandates, but with the pace of vaccinations and spread of variants, it's too soon

Some states have dramatically lifted COVID-19 restrictions, including mask mandates. But experts say the US is…

US life expectancy fell by a year during the COVID-19 pandemic, in the most dramatic drop since World War II

Average life expectancy in the US fell from 78.8 to 77.8 years in the first half…

UK watchdogs say people with learning disabilities have been given inappropriate 'do not resuscitate' orders for COVID-19

In the UK, people with learning disabilities may be receiving “do not attempt to resuscitate” orders…

People with learning disabilities told they would not be resuscitated if they became ill with COVID-19, says leading charity

People with learning disabilities are being given do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders in England. Charity Mencap told The Guardian…

Coronavirus precautions for Super Bowl attendees looked good on paper but 'the reality is sobering,' says infectious disease expert

Approximately 25,000 people attended the Super Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida, on Sunday. Despite many coronavirus…

Biden's COVID response team is scrambling to find 20 million coronavirus vaccine doses the Trump administration didn't bother tracking

President Biden’s ambitious plan to improve the US’s coronavirus vaccine rollout has hit a snag. About…

Moderna vaccine creator calls Johnson & Johnson's competing shot a 'darn good' tool to fight the pandemic

One of the scientists who helped develop Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine applauded Johnson & Johnson’s new trial…

Fauci: We could return to theaters mid-fall once a 'substantial proportion' of the US population is vaccinated

Americans may be able to return to movie theaters and Broadway shows in mid- or late-fall…

Don't take pain relievers before your COVID-19 vaccine, experts say, warning it could make the shot less effective

Experts advise against taking over-the-counter painkillers before the coronavirus vaccine, as they may interfere with an…

The UK's COVID-19 death toll has passed 100,000, one of the worst in the world

The UK's COVID-19 death toll exceeds 100,000, according to official data issued Tuesday.  It follows a…