A small portion of the millions of Americans vaccinated against the coronavirus have had "breakthrough infections," testing positive for the virus despite being fully vaccinated, CDC said on Wednesday. However, experts say such cases are not surprising—and shouldn't deter anyone from getting vaccinated.
CDC on Monday released two studies finding that members of racial and ethnic minority groups were significantly more likely to be hospitalized with or visit the ED with Covid-19. Explore the data, and find out more about health disparities in your region, on our interactive charts.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, a panel of outside experts that advises CDC on vaccines, on Wednesday declined to vote on resuming use of Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) single-dose vaccine. Here's what that means for America's vaccine rollout—and for public trust in Covid-19 vaccines.
The House on Tuesday voted 384-38 to delay a 2% cut to Medicare payments for the remainder of 2021, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Georgia, and North Carolina.