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Georgia officials battling the COVID-19 pandemic are hoping for a shot in the arm to the state’s vaccine rollout when President-elect Joe Biden takes office on Wednesday.
ATLANTA - The unusual nature of the current pandemic-driven recession has put Georgia in a stronger economic position than could have been expected otherwise, the state’s chief economist said Tuesday.
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As many people postpone necessary medical care due to the pandemic, medical professionals are worried that their patients will get sick or even die from other causes.
With coronavirus vaccines now rolling out across the United States, businesses and schools are considering how, and what it will take, to safely resume in-person operations.
The overwhelming majority of the more than 20,000 National Guard members expected in Washington for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration will not be tested for coronavirus before they are deployed from states around the country or upon their arrival in the nation's capital, a National Gu…
Hopes of a surge in Covid-19 vaccine shipments under a new policy to release second doses held in reserve appear to be evaporating -- with the revelation that those doses have already been distributed, contrary to recent indications by the Trump administration.
President-elect Joe Biden on Friday outlined a plan to administer Covid-19 vaccines to the US population that includes opening up eligibility to get more people vaccinated, creating more vaccination sites and taking measures to increase the supply and distribution of the vaccines.
The incoming Biden administration plans to retire the name for the coronavirus vaccine effort under President Donald Trump -- Operation Warp Speed -- with a transition official for the incoming president telling CNN they are "moving to a new phase" of the coronavirus response.
Over 90,000 Americans could die of Covid-19 in the next three weeks, according to new predictions from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is occurring as the United States has surpassed 388,000 reported deaths, with the country shattering the record of over 4,000 deaths …
Despite hopes of widespread vaccinations this year, experts warned the start of 2021 would be a very rough time in this pandemic.
Georgia Tech men’s basketball’s game against N.C. State, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 16 in Raleigh, N.C., has been postponed due to COVID-19-related protocols within the Wolfpack program.
The Pebble Beach Pro-Am will be played next month without the traditional pro-am part of the tournament, the PGA Tour announced Thursday.
The Virginia women's basketball team canceled the rest of the 2020-21 season Thursday due to health and safety concerns.
It felt like Christmas when “Santa Rick” Rosenthal, who runs Northern Lights Santa Academy in Atlanta, snagged a rare slot to receive one of the first COVID-19 vaccines doled out to seniors in Georgia.
President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday evening outlined a $1.9 trillion emergency legislative package to fund a nationwide vaccination effort and provide direct economic relief to Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic, telling Americans that "the health of our nation is at stake."
Pope Francis and former Pope Benedict have received the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the Vatican said Thursday.
Two members of a World Health Organization (WHO) team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic have been blocked from flying to China after failing a coronavirus antibody test.
Early stage trials of Johnson & Johnson's experimental coronavirus vaccine show it generated an immune response in nearly all volunteers, with minimal side-effects, after a single dose.
Wednesday night's contest between the Phoenix Suns and Atlanta Hawks has been postponed due to contact tracing in Phoenix that would have left the team short of the required eight-player minimum, the NBA announced.
The family of a longtime Gwinnett County Public Schools employee, as well as her former co-workers, is mourning after she passed away earlier this month from COVID-19.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it will require a negative Covid-19 test from all air passengers entering the United States -- a move it says may help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
A day after announcing No. 13 West Virginia was postponing its scheduled game for Tuesday night vs. No. 2-ranked Baylor, the Big 12 Conference announced the next two scheduled home games for the Mountaineers against TCU on Jan. 16 and Oklahoma State on Jan. 18 have also been postponed.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp held a press conference at the State Capitol on Tuesday afternoon to provide a coronavirus vaccine update.
Biotechnology company Moderna believes its vaccine should protect people against Covid-19 for at least a year, a top official told investors Monday.
Theodore Lumpkin Jr., one of the last surviving members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen who served during World War II, has died at age 100.
Three House Democrats said they tested positive for Covid-19 after sheltering in place with other members of Congress who did not wear masks during the violent attack on the US Capitol last week.
Most patients who had been hospitalized with Covid-19 still suffered a variety of symptoms -- including fatigue and sleep difficulties -- six months after infection, a Chinese study has found.
The mob violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday was deplorable and disgusting. It is the antithesis of a free society that wishes to remain free. Any supporter of President Trump and his policies must denounce this horror with even more vehemence than they denounced the riots of last summer, but the two are not equivalent.
The US set a grim milestone Monday as the country recorded over 200,000 new Covid-19 cases for seven straight days, according to John Hopkins University.
As part of the hunt for new coronavirus variants, an international database shows the United States ranks 61st in how quickly virus samples are collected from patients, analyzed and then posted online.
Wednesday's scheduled men's basketball game between Pitt and Georgia Tech in Atlanta has been postponed, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Sunday.
Stacker constructed a timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic from its first mention by Dr. Li Wenliang in Wuhan, China, to crossing 300,000 U.S. deaths less than a year later.
Many grandparents have one goal in mind this winter: Get vaccinated so they can see their children and grandchildren again. But is that safe if their younger family members have not yet been vaccinated?
ATLANTA — After 10 months of masks, social distancing, virtual school, fear for vulnerable loved ones, and loneliness, this is the news no one wanted to hear: The virus that causes COVID-19 has changed — once again — in ways that make it more contagious.
Miami (WFOR) -- Doctors in South Florida say an experimental treatment involving stem cells has been incredibly successful in treating severe cases of COVID.
A new study provides early evidence that a Covid-19 vaccine might be effective against two new coronavirus strains first identified in South Africa and the UK, despite a concerning mutation.
Police in the UK are searching for a man who allegedly injected a 92-year-old woman with a fake Covid-19 vaccine -- and charged her £160 ($217) for it.
On December 18, a San Diego emergency room nurse was given a shot of the Covid-19 vaccine. A week later, he tested positive for the virus, CNN affiliate KGTV reported.
The US reported more Covid-19 cases and deaths in the last week than any previous seven days during the pandemic, data showed Friday morning.
China has locked down a city of 11 million people in its northern province of Hebei, in an effort to contain the country's worst coronavirus flare-up in months.
The US reported more than 4,000 Covid-19 deaths Thursday -- the most virus-related deaths the country has reported in one day since the pandemic's start.
At least 52 cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in the UK have been found in the United States, according to data posted Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.