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For the past year, countries around the world have shared data on Covid-19 cases and deaths with the World Health Organization (WHO) -- information that is crucial in informing the global fight against the disease.
Few pro athletes have suffered heart problems resulting from COVID-19, according to a study published Thursday in medical journal JAMA Cardiology.
Five more mass COVID-19 vaccine sites are set to open in Georgia later this month as teachers and school workers land on the eligibility list March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp said on Wednesday.
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 Senate is now engaged in a marathon effort to take up President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, a process that could stretch into the weekend before a final vote in the chamber takes place.
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ATLANTA — A $1.9 trillion federal COVID-19 relief package moving in Congress that would send aid directly to cities and counties has drawn backlash from Gov. Brian Kemp, who says its funding formula shortchanges Georgia.
Two big projects originally slated to be part of the Covid-19 relief bill but criticized as being unrelated to coronavirus relief will be pulled from the package, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office confirmed to CNN on Tuesday.
Americans have received some good news lately about the coronavirus. But that doesn't mean we're in the clear yet, experts warn.
President Joe Biden said Tuesday the United States would have enough Covid-19 vaccine doses for every adult American by the end of May, dramatically accelerating his timeline but acknowledging the country must still be vigilant against the virus.
Hospital ICUs are reaching their limits across Brazil as health minister blames new coronavirus variants. This image shows a Covid-19 vaccination underway in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, February 18.
Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump received the Covid-19 vaccine at the White House in January, a Trump adviser told CNN on Monday.
ALBANY — With a new one-shot drug approved over the weekend by the FDA for emergency use to combat the COVID-19 virus and local numbers continuing to fall, there is growing — if cautious — optimism that the end of the global pandemic may be in sight.
ALBANY — After a year in which COVID-19 emphatically emphasized how underlying health conditions can worsen the effects of disease, a planned April festival in Albany will celebrate healthy eating.
Millions of Americans will start running out of pandemic unemployment benefits in just two weeks, putting increased pressure on the Senate to quickly pass its version of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.
The Senate could move as soon as this week to pass their own version of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill.
Rep. Karen Bass said Sunday that the coronavirus vaccine rollout is failing African Americans and systemic racism is playing a role in vaccine distribution.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, on Sunday urged Americans to take any of the three "highly efficacious" coronavirus vaccines now available to them and not delay getting one vaccine over another.
President Joe Biden steps out of a motorcade vehicle after arriving at a FEMA COVID-19 mass vaccination site at NRG Stadium on February 26, in Houston.
The United States is poised to get a third coronavirus vaccine -- this one made by Johnson & Johnson.
Former NBA star Jeremy Lin will not be naming the person who called him "coronavirus" while he was playing basketball.
A former Republican operative who now leads one of the nation's most powerful business groups is praising President Joe Biden's efforts to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.
ALBANY — For months, Dougherty County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas has been likening the fight against the novel coronavirus to a marathon — not a sprint.
Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration voted Friday to recommend the agency grant emergency use authorization to Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine.
Just one dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine can induce a strong enough immune response in people who have already had Covid-19 that it could protect from future disease, according to two new papers published in the journal The Lancet on Thursday.
The $1.9 trillion coronavirus package passed by the House of Representatives contains a wide range of proposals to help Americans still struggling with the economic fallout of the pandemic.
About a dozen sailors and Marines onboard the USS San Diego tested positive for Covid-19 while the ship was deployed to the Middle East, the Navy said in a statement Thursday.
The Senate parliamentarian has ruled against including the increase in the minimum wage in the Covid relief bill.
Teachers, school staff and certain other vulnerable groups in Georgia will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting on March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday.
The NCAA laid out its contingency plans on Thursday should COVID-19 force a team to withdraw from the basketball tournament, and it will not allow a replacement team to enter past March 16 -- two days before the scheduled start.
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ALBANY —The Dougherty County Public Health office, working in coordination with area ministers, will reach out to underserved members of the community on Saturday with a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic.
The United States could be just days away from getting a third vaccine approved. In analysis released Wednesday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has met the requirements for emergency use authorization.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should be doing more to guide and encourage improved air circulation in buildings -- especially in schools -- to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, ventilation experts say.
After six straight weeks of declines in new Covid-19 cases in the US, that number has started to plateau, even as hospitalizations and deaths continue to drop.
Two separate teams of researchers said this week they have found a worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City and elsewhere in the Northeast that carries mutations that help it evade the body's natural immune response -- as well as the effects of monoclonal antibody treatments.
ALBANY — Southwest Georgia residents have another option for COVID-19 vaccines now with the opening this week of a mass vaccination site on West Oakridge Drive.
Due to continued concerns with COVID-19, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announced Wednesday the cancellation of all conference scheduling and championship events for winter and spring sports.
There's new evidence that connects testing positive for Covid-19 antibodies from a prior infection with a significantly lower risk of becoming infected again in the future.
A pharmacist fills syringes with doses of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine at a pop-up community vaccination center in Valley Stream, New York in February.
Coronavirus infections across the US are still on the way down, and more Americans are getting vaccinated -- but variants could cause complications soon.
ALBANY — Disruptive events such as a natural disaster or loss of a job can affect individuals, as well as their families, even when the circumstances are short in duration.
Decades ago, Soviet scientists researched biological weapons at a site in Volginsky, about 70 miles east of Moscow. Now, that site is being used to mass-produce a vaccine aimed at protecting people around the world from the coronavirus.
Victoria Richardson turns away from her favorite show, "Chicago Med," every time a plotline revolves around the coronavirus pandemic. The educator, who lives in the Bronx borough of New York City, says such scenes are upsetting after the loss of her grandmother to Covid-19.
A new, more contagious variant of coronavirus first detected in the UK is likely to fuel a surge of cases in the spring, several experts predicted Tuesday.
The House Budget Committee voted Monday to advance President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package, setting up the legislation aimed at fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and its economic fallout to go to the House floor for a vote later this week.
Companies are now being forced to answer a question that was until recently mostly hypothetical. Should they require their employees to get a coronavirus vaccine, or incentivize them to get the shot?
The Biden administration announced several changes Monday to the Paycheck Protection Program in an effort to reach minority-owned and very small businesses that may have previously missed out on accessing loans to help weather the coronavirus pandemic.