Young adults are less likely to be vaccinated against Covid-19 than other age groups—and nearly 25% of those between 18 and 39 said they probably or definitely won't get vaccinated, according to data from CDC. See who's getting vaccinated and who isn't on our interactive charts.
White House officials on Tuesday acknowledged the United States is likely to miss President Joe Biden's goal of having 70% of American adults partially vaccinated by July 4. Meanwhile, experts are voicing concern that the delta coronavirus variant may cause Covid-19 outbreaks among the unvaccinated.
In December 2020, the World Health Organization commissioned a task force to tackle the "near-impossible job" of naming the coronavirus variants. Here's how the panel muddled through everything from North American birds, to Greek gods, and even "make-believe nouns" before settling on the Greek alphabet—and why that winning approach may itself have fallen short of its goal.
HHS on Friday withdrew its advisory opinion from December 2020 that prevented drugmakers from restricting sales to contract pharmacies under the 340B program, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Tennessee.