Schools should be ‘100 percent’ open this fall, White House says

WASHINGTON — All schools should be open for in-person instruction for the 2021-22 school year, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday,...

Covid: Moderna jab approved for teenagers in EU

However, supporters argue widening vaccination to children is important now that the highly infectious Delta variant is widespread in Europe and cases are rising...

Conservative radio host regrets COVID vaccine hesitancy

A conservative talk radio host from Tennessee who had been a vaccine skeptic until he was hospitalized from COVID-19 now says his listeners should...

Covid infections around the UK continue to rise

"Continuing to monitor the infection rates is crucial going forward, particularly as we have not yet seen the impact of the easing of restrictions...

Daily contact testing in schools cuts absences, study finds

Since March, schools have offered twice weekly rapid tests to all pupils, with those testing positive having to self-isolate, along with close contacts, for...

Keep calm and get vaccinated, Biden says of ‘breakthrough’ COVID cases

WASHINGTON — Coronavirus rates are rising and masks are returning in some areas, but President Biden had a simple message on Wednesday evening: Get...

Florida, Missouri and Texas now account for 40% of new coronavirus cases in U.S.

WASHINGTON — Just three states are now driving the pandemic in the United States, as the divide between vaccinated and unvaccinated regions of the...

How the lives of ex-sportsmen and women have been affected by concussion

Bill Gates played football for Middlesbrough in the 1970s, and had a career spanning over 30 years. During his career, he would head the...

Covid: China rejects WHO plan for second phase of virus origin probe

"We hope the WHO would seriously review the considerations and suggestions made by Chinese experts and truly treat the origin tracing of the Covid-19...

Nurses may consider industrial action over 3% NHS pay rise, union says

Mr Kwarteng said: "I think 12.5%, given the situation we are in, is a huge amount to ask for in a single year -...