As many states restrict indoor dining, restaurants across the country have invested heavily in "outdoor" dining setups that include yurts, igloos, and greenhouses. But is it truly safe to dine in these conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic? Here's what experts say.
An influx of new Covid-19 patients is overwhelming hospitals throughout the United States, including in Los Angeles, where officials have advised paramedics to cut back on their use of oxygen and not bring to hospitals patients who have virtually no chance of survival.
The United States' effort to begin vaccinating Americans against the novel coronavirus is off to a slower-than-expected and complicated start. And now, faced with cases of a new and more-contagious variant of the virus, scientists and public health officials are weighing whether to implement some largely untested changes to the vaccine rollout.
Officials at the facility say an "air-powered" Christmas costume likely caused a coronavirus outbreak that resulted in at least 43 of its staff members testing positive for the coronavirus, as well as one Covid-19 death, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, and Illinois.