Michigan and Washington on Sunday joined several other states in announcing renewed efforts to combat the coronavirus as more than 11 million cases of COVID-19 have now been reported in the United States.
Hurricane Iota rapidly strengthened Monday into a Category 5 storm that is likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by a powerful Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.
Reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 is possible. Researchers have published case studies with unequivocal supporting evidence for reinfection.
Pfizer's surprising news that its COVID-19 vaccine might offer more protection than anticipated; an announcement right after a fraught U.S. presidential election campaign is raising questions about exactly how the different shots will make it to market.
A thick quilt of smog lingered over the Indian capital and its suburbs on Friday, fed by smoke from raging agricultural fires that health experts worry could worsen the city’s fight against the coronavirus.
Indonesian authorities began evacuating people living on the volatile Mount Merapi volcano’s fertile slopes on Friday following an increase in volcanic activity.
Elections officials in the Deep South spent election eve tending to lingering storm damage from Hurricane Zeta and other storms that damaged buildings or left polling places without power ahead of Tuesday's election.
At least 20 people were killed as Typhoon Goni lashed the Philippines over the weekend, and about 13,000 shanties and houses were damaged or swept away.
As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the nation and infections and hospitalizations rise, medical administrators are scrambling to find enough nursing help – especially in rural areas and at small hospitals.
As if the COVID-19 wasn't bad enough, there is also a growing health concern involving opioid abuse during the coronavirus pandemic.