The first known U.S. case of a highly infectious coronavirus variant discovered in Britain was detected in Colorado on Dec. 29 as President-elect Joe Biden warned it could take years for most Americans to be vaccinated against Covid-19 at current distribution rates.

Moscow began distributing the Sputnik V Covid-19 shot via 70 clinics on Dec. 5 to the most exposed groups, marking Russia’s first large-scale vaccination against the disease, the city’s coronavirus task force said.

After a Thanksgiving weekend when the number of people traveling through U.S. airports reached the highest total since mid-March, a top government official said some Americans could begin receiving coronavirus vaccinations before Christmas.

New York City’s public schools will begin to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7, starting with elementary schools for students whose parents agree to weekly tests for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

Record hospitalizations and a surging death toll failed to keep Americans from traveling a day before the Thanksgiving holiday, raising fears that the unchecked spread under way is a prelude to further contagion at Christmastime.

The U.S. death toll from Covid-19 surpassed a grim new milestone of 250,000 lives lost as New York City’s public school system – the nation’s largest – called a halt to in-classroom instruction, citing a jump in coronavirus infection rates.

Liguori Academy and CMI/Compas Partner to Build Library for Students PHILADELPHIA – November 18, 2020 – Liguori Academy, a nonprofit private high school committed to serving the community, has launched a campaign to build a library for its students, with the support of longtime partner CMI/Compas, strategic media agency and part of WPP (NYSE:WPP). The […]

A roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines includes a higher complication rate with Covid-19 versus the flu.

Students in Boston’s public schools will shift to remote learning due to the rising Covid-19 infection rate in the city that was ravaged by the pandemic in the spring.

Sinovac Biotech plans to start a clinical trial of the Chinese vaccine maker’s experimental coronavirus vaccine with children and adolescents in September, widening the company’s test on a shot that is already in the final stage of study with adults.