The new omicron variant is "more of a Frankenstein" than previous virus coronavirus variants, according to one virologist, and vaccine experts are at odds over how well current vaccines will provide protection against it.
U.S. health officials on Wednesday identified the first case of the omicron variant in the country—detection that was largely possible due to increased genomic sequencing and other surveillance efforts.
Although women make up a large portion of the U.S. health care workforce, men still hold most leadership positions in health care organizations, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open. Advisory Board’s Rachel Zuckerman, Micha’le Simmons, and Andrew Mohama offer four ways to reduce the gender gap, along with a few immediate action items.
President Joe Biden on Thursday will announce a plan to combat the omicron variant, including a campaign to expand booster shots, policies to reimburse Americans for at-home Covid-19 tests, and stricter travel rules. Here's what you need to know.
On Tuesday, Pfizer and BioNTech asked FDA to extend the emergency use authorization for booster shots of their Covid-19 vaccine to teens ages 16 and 17—a request that could be authorized as early as next week.