As coronavirus variants continue to emerge, scientists and public health experts have worried that some—especially B.1.351—could evade existing vaccines. Now, new research is shedding light on how effectively vaccines might protect against the new variants.
How effectively are Americans following stringent coronavirus countermeasures—including wearing face masks, avoiding crowded areas, and consistently washing their hands? Here's what new state-by-state and national surveys reveal.
Jonathan Vigdorchik, a surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery, last month used augmented reality to perform knee replacement surgery on two patients, marking the first time the technology has been used in the United States for the surgery, John McCormick reports for the Wall Street Journal.
Pfizer on Friday announced it would distribute fewer vials of Covid-19 vaccine doses in the United States than originally planned, as the company will count the "extra" doses providers have found in the company's vials toward its commitments. Here's what that means for America's vaccine rollout.
FDA on Thursday approved Cabenuva, a monthly two-shot treatment for HIV infection that marks the first injectable treatment for the virus, potentially replacing pills that have to be taken daily, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Connecticut, the District of Columbia, and Washington.