Nebraska continued to rank among the nation's hot spots for COVID-19 last week, with cases and hospitalizations both rising again.
Omaha native Dr. Robert Stratbucker's astounding accomplishments in the fields of medicine, aviation and farming left friends of his son struggling for a comparison.
The first COVID cases caused by the omicron variant have been reported in Nebraska in the southeastern part of the state, officials announced Friday.
Nebraska health care workers will care for all comers, one doctor said, "But it's getting old when every person who rolls through the door, it's like, 'Yup, unvaccinated. Again.'"
Tom Osborne, the former Husker football coach and Nebraska congressman, is urging all Nebraskans to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.S.-authorized pill to treat the coronavirus faces one final hurdle Tuesday: A panel of government experts.
The number of people hospitalized with COVID in Nebraska rose again last week as the state continued to record one of the highest COVID case rates in the nation.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Taking an act-now-ask-questions-later approach, countries around the world slammed their doors shut again to try to keep the new omicron variant at bay Monday as more cases of the mutant coronavirus emerged and scientists raced to figure out just how dangerous it might be.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's rapid increase in COVID-19 cases attributed to the new omicron variant is resulting in mostly mild symptoms, doctors say.
COVID delayed an Omaha mom's open heart surgery, so she ended up getting a new heart valve through a less-invasive procedure, allowing her to go home earlier.
Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Director Pat Lopez said the mask mandate is unlikely to be extended again unless conditions drastically decline.
Jan Young wound up at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs for five weeks. She spent another nine weeks recovering at two hospitals in the Omaha metro. Now she's thankful to be back home for the holidays.
Public health directors in the state on Monday urged residents to get vaccinated against COVID — and if vaccinated, boosted — to help combat the region's ongoing delta variant surge.
Eighteen of the more than 40 people injured by an SUV that plowed through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday were children ages 3-16, officials said.
WAUKESHA, Wis. — The SUV driver who plowed into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing at least five people and injuring 48, was le…
The transfer center continues to take steps to improve, but it appears to be falling short of its paramount goal of allowing providers to stay with their patients rather than make calls themselves.
Hospitals in Michigan and Minnesota on Tuesday reported a wave of COVID-19 patients not seen in months as beds were filled with unvaccinated people and health care leaders warned that staff were being worn down by yet another surge.
Douglas County Health Director Lindsay Huse made a plea Wednesday for unvaccinated residents to get their shots and make sure their children do, too.
After earning her master’s — specializing in women’s health — Mary Smith was ready to deploy. She got the call in 2008, when she was sent to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, for five months.
"We don't have capacity." Hospital occupancy rates in metropolitan Omaha are higher than at any point during the pandemic, said Lindsay Huse, Douglas County health director.
Nebraska had the nation's fifth-highest percentage increase in COVID cases last week, part of a surge of infections occurring in the upper Great Plains.
CLAIM: Australian hospitals are overwhelmed by "vaccine-injured" patients.
When you’re battling substance use and mental health issues, the world can seem like a series of locked doors.