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Biden announces 500 million more tests will be purchased for Americans.

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Thursday stepped up his administration’s response to a coronavirus surge driven by the Omicron variant, sending ...

A popular at-home test detects most infectious Omicron cases, a study suggests.

The Abbott BinaxNOW, a widely used at-home coronavirus test, can detect the vast majority of people who are infected with the new Omicron variant ...

Medicare Proposes to Cover Aduhelm Only for Patients in Clinical Trials

Medicare officials have decided that the federal health insurance program should only cover the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm for ...

Starting later this week, some at-risk Americans become eligible for a 4th Covid shot.

Some people with a weakened immune system can get a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine as early as this coming week, according to new ...

Women’s Periods May Be Late After Coronavirus Vaccination, Study Suggests

Shortly after coronavirus vaccines were rolled out about a year ago, women started reporting erratic menstrual cycles after receiving the shots ...

If you got Pfizer’s vaccine, seek a booster 5 months after the second shot, not 6, the C.D.C. recommends.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Tuesday that Americans who received two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus ...

2022 will be the ‘year of vaccination,’ says director of vaccine institute

If 2021 was the year of vaccine development, 2022 will be a year marked by vaccinations and booster shots, according to a leading expert. “2022...

Decision Looms That Could Determine Fate of Alzheimer’s Drug

Federal officials are wrestling with a decision that could go a long way toward determining the future of the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug ...

Novavax’s Covid Vaccine Is Authorized in Europe

The European Commission on Monday authorized a Covid-19 vaccine made by Novavax, making it the fifth vaccine available in the 27 nations of the ...

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