CDC panel criticized for postponed meeting on COVID-19 vaccines, rare heart issues
An advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drew criticism after it postponed a discussion on heart inflammation among a small fraction of COVID-19 vaccine recipients. It was postponed in observance of the Juneteenth National Independence Day holiday.
Sen. Blackburn slams Fauci over COVID-19 lab leak theory dismissal, says he 'shielded' China from scrutiny
Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., accused Dr. Anthony Fauci of attempting to deflect criticism of his initial handling of the COVID-19 lab leak theory on Monday following a fiery interview in which he accused his detractors of being “anti-science.”
'Fed up' Georgia Gov. Kemp rips ATL mayor who blames crime surges on COVID reopenings
Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp responded on Monday to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms blaming the city's crime spike on the GOP-led reopenings during the coronavirus pandemic, stressing that people are “tired of leaders blaming somebody else for problems.”
White House warns of 'pressure' from US, allies on China amid COVID origins probe
The White House said the United States and allies will “work together” to “exercise the necessary pressure on China” amid the global investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, urging Beijing to be a “participant” and provide “transparent data and access” in the probe.
Rare COVID-19-linked syndrome in kids possible in adults too, case report notes
While research into the specific cause of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is ongoing, a new case report suggests that it may also appear in adults who have a history of COVID-19 diagnosis or exposure.
See family's emotional reunion as daughter leaves hospital after Covid-19 battle
Children in Brazil have been dying from Covid-19 at higher rates than nearly anywhere else in the world. Doctors and researchers say the country's higher child death rate stems from several issues but the main culprit is social inequality. CNN's Isa Soares reports.
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy puts India’s gains against virus at risk
In Jamsoti, a village tucked deep inside India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, the common refrain among the villagers is that the coronavirus spreads only in cities. The deadly infection, they believe, does not exist in villages.
Some states are making strides in vaccinating their residents against Covid-19, but the ones that aren't may soon be facing the Delta variant, experts say
Some states are making great strides in vaccinating their residents against Covid-19, but the ones that are not may soon be contending with a more transmissible variant, experts say.