The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of shortages so severe that some vaccination sites had to cancel tens of thousands of appointments with people waiting for their first shot.
COVID-19 cases are now on the decline in Louisville. But, even with mass vaccinations and several straight weeks of dropping case numbers, health care leaders are urging people to keep following COVID-19 safety protocols.
The government’s top infectious-disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said the improvement in numbers around the country appears to be the result of “natural peaking and then plateauing” after a holiday surge.
Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.
Two White House officials say President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 100 million vaccinations in the first 100 days actually means about 67 million Americans should be protected from COVID-19 during that time.
It was the first step in getting students back in the classroom in Jefferson County as thousands of educators and education staff lined up for their first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine at Broadbent Arena.
One day before Jefferson County Public Schools teachers start getting the COVID-19 vaccine, many private and Catholic school educators were in line. Among them, a face very familiar to many folks in Louisville.
Dr. Anthony Fauci’s quick commitment to the WHO — whose response to the pandemic has been criticized by many, but most vociferously by the Trump administration — marks a dramatic and vocal shift toward a more cooperative approach to fighting the pandemic.
Larry Owens wants to get the vaccine so he can return to being with family, friends, eating at restaurants, and traveling. That's why he decided to serve as a volunteer at the city's drive-thru clinic.