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U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Are Topping 1,900 a Day

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March.

Personal Protective Equipment for Emergency Medical Services; Research and System Needs

Exceptionally high rates of occupational fatality and injury rates among paramedicine clinicians indicates EMS-specific risk reduction research is desperately needed.

Federal Judge To Rule if Health Workers Should Get Religious Exemption to COVID-19 Shot

A federal judge soon will decide whether health workers should be able to opt out of Maine's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for religious reasons.

J&J COVID-19 Booster Shot Prompts Strong Response, Company Says

The company says a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose.

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works in Kids Ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon.

FDA Advisory Panel Rejects Widespread Pfizer Booster Shots

An influential federal advisory panel has soundly rejected a plan to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans.

ID Rations Healthcare as COVID Surge Drags On

Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health care rationing statewide amid a massive increase in the number of coronavirus patients requiring hospitalization.

Can Kids be Harmed Wearing Masks to Protect Against COVID?

No, there is no scientific evidence showing masks cause harm to kids' health despite baseless claims suggesting otherwise.

EMS Providers as Science Communicators in COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

The delivery of community healthcare can be significantly improved with the integration of public health practice in emergency medical services, writes Sarah Torzone.

NY Judge Blocks Medical Worker Vaccine Mandate

A federal judge temporarily blocked the state of New York on Tuesday from forcing medical workers to be vaccinated.