A picture of a baby's feet

Report shows rise in sudden infant deaths of Black babies

More than 3,000 suffered from sudden unexpected infant death in 2020, but there was a disparity between White and Black babies.

 | Scripps News Staff

A nurse processes COVID-19 rapid antigen tests.

Long COVID: What we know after 3 years in

March 11 marks three years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.

 | Lindsey Theis

Syringes with vaccines are prepared.

3 years after the pandemic began, where is the science now?

March 11 marks three years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, and pandemic science has changed a ton since then.

 | Lindsey Theis

The John Hopkins University COVID-19 tracking map.

Johns Hopkins' pioneering COVID tracking center comes to a close

The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center will cease its data collection and reporting efforts on March 10.

 | Gage Jackson

Travelers in Hong Kong. (AP)

US to lift COVID testing requirement for travelers from China

The rule was put in place as China ended its "zero COVID" policy two months ago, which brought about a surge in coronavirus cases in China.

 | Scripps News Staff

An oxygen mask sits in a hospital room

Millions still struggling with long-term COVID symptoms

Long COVID can be hard to detect, with more than 200 symptoms and no universal clinical guidelines. It has medical experts scratching their heads.

 | Cat Sandoval

World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic

DeSantis urges Biden to let unvaccinated Djokovic into the country

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis believes Djokovic, who is not vaccinated against COVID-19, should be allowed to enter the country to play in the Miami Open.

 | Scripps News Staff

COVID-19 testing procedures on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, in Washington.

Washington COVID centers to close amid 'significant drop' in cases

D.C. Health announced that Washington COVID-19 centers will close by the end of March, citing a "significant drop" in cases of the virus.

 | Scripps News Staff

A woman shops for groceries

Pandemic-era SNAP benefits end as millions face rising costs

This month, people receiving SNAP benefits will begin getting the amount they received prior to the pandemic.

 | Scripps News Staff and Clayton Sandell

A patient is given a flu vaccine

Study shows benefits of getting vaccinated against both COVID and flu

A study shows dual vaccinations for COVID-19 and flu reduced infections and hospitalizations.

 | Maya Rodriguez

The P4 lab at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China.

FBI: COVID-19 'most likely' originated from Chinese lab

The U.S. intelligence community has said for several years that COVID-19 likely came from natural sources, but that conclusion was far from certain.

 | Scripps News Staff

Commuters wearing face masks browse their smartphones as they ride on a subway train in Hong Kong

Hong Kong to lift COVID-19 mask mandate

For most of the pandemic, people in Hong Kong have been required to wear masks in indoor and outdoor public areas, with possible fines for violators.

 | AP

Image of an at-home COVID test

FDA authorizes first at-home flu, COVID-19 joint test

The Lucira COVID-19 & Flu Home Test is a nasal swab test. Results are given within 30 minutes.

 | Scripps News Staff

Health worker takes a throat swab sample of a resident at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, China.

Report: COVID origin linked to China lab leak

The U.S. Energy Department has joined the FBI in concluding that COVID-19 likely originated from a lab leak in Wuhan, China.

 | Scripps News Staff

Coronavirus gene

New COVID-19 omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 sweeps the US

While XBB.1.5 is spreading more easily, doctors said it doesn't seem to cause more severe disease.

 | Scripps News Tampa

The COVID-19 shot is now part of a routine schedule of vaccines.

CDC places COVID-19 shots on list of routine vaccines

A CDC panel worked with medical groups to develop an updated vaccine schedule for children and adults that now includes COVID-19 shots.

 | Justin Boggs

A person holds a COVID test kit.

President Biden to end emergency declarations for COVID

Those free at home COVID tests are expected to be a thing of the past after the emergency declaration ends.

 | Lindsey Theis

President Joe Biden talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House.

President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies May 11

This comes as lawmakers have already ended elements of the emergencies that kept millions of Americans insured during the pandemic.

 | AP

A heading shows the World Health Organization's COVID-19 literature.

WHO says COVID remains an emergency but is in transition

The World Health Organization said there is still uncertainty in COVID-19's future, but the virus is at a "transition point."

 | Scripps News Staff

A patient sits in a doctor's office.

Long COVID patients use experimental shot for sense of smell issues

People are traveling from around the world to a Texas center that is testing a pain medication injection as a way to treat loss of smell from COVID.

 | Maya Rodriguez

Ted Lyons administers a COVID vaccine to a patient

Why COVID vaccine outreach is still critical in 2023

Pharmacists are working to get the COVID vaccine to communities that may not have easy access to a pharmacy.

 | Chris Stewart

A nurse prepares a syringe of a COVID-19 vaccine

US proposes once-a-year COVID shots for most Americans

The FDA proposed a simplified approach for future vaccination efforts, allowing most adults and children to get a once-a-year shot to combat COVID.

 | AP

Airplane taking off from the airport.

Next COVID variant will likely be found in airplane wastewater

Dr. Cindy Friedman, with the CDC Travelers' Health Branch, says airports will likely be the first to know if a new variant comes along.

 | Elizabeth Ruiz

Family members of the deceased wait for the cremation procedures at a funeral home in Shanghai, China.

China reports 60,000 COVID-related deaths, says peak passed

The death toll included 5,503 deaths due to respiratory failure caused by COVID-19 and 54,435 fatalities from other ailments combined with COVID-19.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A nurse takes care of a patient.

Study: Post-COVID symptoms can improve; treatment still frustrating

A study found long COVID symptoms improve within a year, but some patients are skeptical, as are doctors trying to help them.

 | Scripps News Staff

The information booth in the center of the main concourse at Grand Central Terminal.

Did COVID-19 put us in a time warp?

Research indicates the pandemic changed our perception of time.

 | Scripps News Staff

A woman looks after her elderly relative lying on a stretcher as patients receive intravenous drips in the emergency ward.

Beds Run Out At Beijing Hospital As COVID-19 Spreads

A growing number of governments, including the U.S., are requiring virus tests for travelers from China, saying China is not being transparent enough.

 | AP

Visitors are reflected on a window pane as a man counts Chinese currency notes

Beijing Threatens Response To Virus Measures From Other Countries

Australia and Canada this week joined a growing list of countries requiring travelers from China to take a COVID test prior to boarding their flight.

 | AP

Cabin crew wearing protective gear greet and check the temperatures of travelers heading to China onboard a flight

U.S. Will Require COVID-19 Testing For Travelers From China

The U.S. will soon require COVID-19 testing for travelers from China. The U.S. joins a few other nations imposing travel restrictions.

 | AP

An officer collects passports from residents for renewal and re-applications at a community police station in Beijing.

China To Resume Issuing Passports, Visas As Virus Curbs Ease

China stopped issuing visas to foreigners and passports to its own people at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020.

 | AP