COVID-19

Steve Martin Gets COVID Vaccine-Tweets Good, Bad News

(CNN) - What's it like getting the COVID-19 vaccine? If you ask Steve Martin, it's a good news, bad news situation. After receiving his shot, the comedic actor tweeted "Good news: I just got vaccinated! Bad news: I got…

Study: Evidence Of Longer Immunity After COVID Infection

(CNN)  - A new study shows people who recover from COVID-19 could have long-lasting immunity. The report out Monday in the journal Nature confirms previous research. It shows bits of the virus stay in the body even after the…

U.S. Surpasses 24 Million Coronavirus Cases

(CNN) - The U.S. has now surpassed 24 million coronavirus cases. That's according to Johns Hopkins University. The first coronavirus case in the U.S. was reported a year ago. It took the country 304 days to reach 12 million…

Pope Francis Gets First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

(CNN) - The Vatican confirmed on Thursday that Pope Francis has received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. However, the statement released by spokesman Matteo Bruni doesn't say when the Pope was inoculated. It adds that Pope Emeritus…

Pharmacies To Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

(CNN) - U.S. pharmacies will be able to administer up to 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine a month. That's according to the president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. In his statement Wednesday,…

CDC To Require Negative COVID Test For International Fliers

(CNN) - All international air travelers will soon be required to have a negative COVID-19 test to enter the U.S. The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed an order this week for passengers show…

Moderna Says Vaccine Should Last At Least A Year

(CNN) - The Moderna vaccine appears to give people at least a year's worth of protection from COVID-19. That's according to Tal Zaks, the biotechnology company's chief medical officer. Vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer were both granted emergency use…

Pope's Doctor Dies From COVID-19 Complications

(CNN) - Pope Francis' personal doctor has died of complications from COVID-19, according to the Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano. The announcement came Saturday. 78-year-old Fabrizio Soccorsi was hospitalized in Rome on December 26 for a previous health issue, according…

Pfizer's Vaccine Appears To Work Against Mutations

(CNN) - A new study suggests that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is effective against new coronavirus strains. Two new strains, considered more contagious were first identified in South Africa and the U.K. Researchers at Pfizer and the University of Texas…