Buckingham Palace has confirmed that Prince Philip has been transferred back to King Edward VII's Hospital after a "successful procedure" for a pre-existing heart condition at St Bartholomew's Hospital.
Countries where more than half the population is overweight, such as the US and the UK, have recorded much higher death rates from Covid-19, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Obesity Forum.
The risk of death from Covid-19 is about 10 times higher in countries where most of the population is overweight, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Obesity Forum.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Infectious disease experts are expressing concern about Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Iraq, given a sharp rise in coronavirus infections there, a fragile health care system and the unavoidable likelihood that Iraqis will crowd to see him.
Friday, officials announced the U.K. variant was identified in Douglas County. Now, a variant first discovered on the West Coast has been identified in 13 Nebraska cases, signaling its spread.
LONDON (AP) — Two U.K. studies released Monday showed that COVID-19 vaccination programs are contributing to a sharp drop in hospitalizations, boosting hopes that the shots will work as well in the real world as they have in carefully controlled studies.
LONDON (AP) — Clear evidence emerged Friday that the rate of coronavirus infections across the U.K. is falling sharply, just days before British Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlines a roadmap for potentially easing lockdown restrictions in England following the rapid rollout of COVID-19 vaccines.
ROME (AP) — One of this weekend's main events commemorating the anniversary of the start of Italy’s COVID-19 outbreak was canceled Thursday after a cluster of new infections traced to the British variant forced localized lockdowns in hardest-hit Lombardy and around the country.
Health officials around the world are racing to vaccinate enough people to stop the spread of COVID-19, but what qualifies as “enough” is still an open question.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Cracking a joke about his fear of needles, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday became one of the first people to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in the country that has by far the highest confirmed virus caseload in Africa.
Influenza numbers in Douglas County and across Nebraska are at record low levels, public health officials said.
Virus update: The vaccination pace keeps accelerating, while evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants.
Evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants. People also can get second infections with earlier versions of the coronavirus if they mounted a weak defense the first time, new research suggests.
While a recent dip in Covid-19 infections may seem encouraging, experts warn now is not the time for Americans to let their guard down.
You might be among the more than 26.6 million people in the United States who have had Covid-19 -- and when it comes to coronavirus vaccines, emerging variants or the risk of re-infection, you might have a lot of questions.
One thing that can help distinguish between the common cold or a sinus infection is the duration of symptoms.
Both the flu (influenza) and COVID-19 are highly contagious respiratory viral infections that will continue to spread this winter. They have similar symptoms, so it can be difficult to tell them apart.
AMERICANS have been inundated by wave after wave of grim numbers — COVID-19 deaths in the hundred thousands, infections in the millions. While…
As millions of people in the United States travel back home from the Thanksgiving holiday, daily Covid-19 hospitalizations are inching closer to 100,000 -- the highest they've ever been.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cleaning wipes are harder to find on store shelves, and businesses are reassuring customers with stepped up sanitation measure…