Teens have acutely felt the effects of the pandemic lockdowns on their social lives. As the end of stay-at-home orders draws nearer, it's important to consider teenagers' social and emotional needs.
The pandemic's not over yet, but these world leaders have already cemented their place in history for failing to effectively combat the deadly coronavirus. Some of them didn't even really try.
A public health expert outlines what Britons can expect from their upcoming booster programme.
It's feasible to bring home at least some of the COVID-positive Australians stranded in India. Here's how we can do it while keeping infection risk at a minimum.
While the results are very promising, it has only been tested in mice. Human clinical trials will take some time to complete before we know whether a drug could become available.
The United States and Canada have approved the Pfizer vaccine for adolescents aged 12–15. The evidence so far tells us it works well and is safe for this age group.
The mental health crisis occurring in tandem with COVID-19 has stressed resources and stretched service waitlists into years. There is an urgent need for prevention strategies, not just treatment.
Governments and companies are using incentives in hopes of getting more Americans to get a COVID-19 shot. A behavioral economist explains how they work.
Research has shown that vaccines have reduced infections, disease and hospitalisations – but will they continue to do so in the face of new variants?
Reports of fully vaccinated people getting infected with coronavirus shouldn't cause alarm.
National procedures for approving the financing of the European recovery plan are delaying its implementation. But the horizon seems to be clearing.
As the Indian variant becomes more prevalent within our borders, anti-South Asian sentiment is also growing, putting the community at a higher risk of hate crimes.
Vaccination rates for COVID-19 have been lower than desired for herd immunity, or when enough people become immune for new infections to stop. What will life look like without it?
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was recently approved for adolescents ages 12-15. Vaccination is essential to protect children from serious illness and quicken return to normal life.
Full population-level protection against COVID-19 will require most adolescents and children to be vaccinated. There are ethical arguments for encouraging vaccination uptake through vaccine mandates.
The B16172 variant of concern risks spreading in the UK when restrictions on indoor socialising ease on May 17.
Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of COVID-19.
Older adults in rural areas in Canada are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, including related ones like social connections and public health information outreach.
New research suggests hearing about the collective benefits of COVID-19 vaccines is unlikely to change people's minds, which contradicts previous findings.
Public health officials and religious conservatives fought over church closures. Data now shows that those who attended worship more frequently in the pandemic reported higher rates of the virus.