Covid-19 vaccines will play a key role in stopping the novel coronavirus pandemic, but experts say the most important tools to halt the virus have been in humans' wheelhouse since the pandemic's start—it's just a matter of using them properly, Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli writes.
Worried about potential superspreading events, CDC is advising Americans not to gather for the coming Super Bowl Sunday. But for those who will gather regardless, the agency has released some very specific safety guidelines—including the safest way to cheer your team on.
A study finds the Covid-19 vaccine developed in Russia is 92% effective, research indicates Eli Lilly's monoclonal antibody treatment for Covid-19 is ineffective against a coronavirus variant first discovered in South Africa, and more.
CDC as of Thursday reported 618 cases of novel coronavirus variants across 33 U.S. states, sparking worry among experts that the variants could threaten the limited progress America has made against the epidemic over the past week.