WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – With the still-mysterious Omicron COVID-19 variant now in the U.S., President Biden laid out a new strategy to fight the pandemic. “My plan I’m announcing today pulls no punches in the fight against COVID-19,” He said. ...

BERLIN, Germany (CNN) – Germany on Thursday announced a nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated as its leaders backed plans for mandatory vaccinations in the coming months. Unvaccinated people will be banned from accessing all but the most essential businesses, such ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Thursday morning, the Biden administration took new and immediate action to fight the spread of the Omicron variant by extending the federal mask requirement in all airports, planes, trains, and buses through mid-March and mandating stricter ...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The Omicron variant of COVID-19 was found in California, marking the first detection of the variant in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, a traveler who returned to California from South Africa ...

OREGON- The Oregon Health Authority is developing a digital vaccine verification tool to provide the people of Oregon an electronic way to share their vaccination status with businesses that ask for proof of verification. The state says it’s entirely voluntary, ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An FDA panel has given the green light to what would be the nation’s first anti-viral pill to fight COVID-19 in high-risk adults. On November 30, the FDA’s Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee voted 13-10 in favor of ...

Author: Pat Dooris PORTLAND, Ore. — A new COVID-19 variant called the omicron variant has been labeled one of concern by leading world health experts. Closer to home, leading researchers say it is only a matter of time until the ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority issued a statement regarding the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. Oregon Health Officer and State Epidemiologist Dr. Dean E. Sidelinger stated the following on November 29: “We know the emergence of the new ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control has officially extended its recommendation on the COVID-19 vaccine booster. The recommendation calls for everyone 18 years or older to get a booster shot either six months after their initial Pfizer or ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden administration is allowing some federal agencies to delay firing unvaccinated employees. According to an official, the Office of Management and Budget says some agencies can wait until after the holidays to terminate workers who have ...