Rob Stein

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CDC Says More Virulent British Strain Of Coronavirus Now Dominant In U.S.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The variant known as B.1.1.7, which is more easily spread, was first identified in England last fall. Since then, it has spread quickly in the U.S.


Deadline For Every Adult To Be Eligible For A Vaccine Moved To April 19

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

President Biden has announced that the deadline for every adult to be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine has moved from May 1 to April 19.


A 4th COVID-19 Surge May Be Starting. How Bad Could It Get?

Friday, April 02, 2021

The answer, experts say, depends on how Americans behave in the next several weeks and how quickly vaccines get in arms.


CDC Director's Warning Of 'Impending Doom' Sparks Fear Of Another Bad COVID-19 Surge

Monday, March 29, 2021

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky issued a stark and emotional warning of "impending doom" as infections, hospitalization and deaths rise, fueling fears of yet another deadly surge.


Rising Coronavirus Numbers In Some States Spark Fear Of Third Wave

Friday, March 26, 2021

COVID-19 infections are rising in the Midwest and Northeast, and hospitalizations have started climbing in at least a dozen states, fueling fears of another surge linked to Easter and spring break.


The Future Of The Pandemic In The U.S.: Experts Look Ahead

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Many public health experts are now increasingly optimistic about how the pandemic is playing out in the U.S. Here's what they say we can expect for the rest of 2021.


Experts Warn U.S. Could See New Coronavirus Hot Spots

Friday, March 19, 2021

Public health experts are getting increasingly concerned that new COVID-19 hot spots may be emerging, especially in Michigan.


Scientists Create Living Entities In The Lab That Closely Resemble Human Embryos

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

These structures made from living human cells are similar to human embryos at the stage when they implant in the womb. They allow scientists to research new ways to treat infertility.


Many Health Experts Believe Worst Of The Coronavirus May Be Over

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Could the end of the pandemic be in sight in the U.S.? A growing number of the nation's leading experts say: Yes, with some caveats. Variables could still derail the recovery.


Worried About Coronavirus Variants? Here's What You Need To Know

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Scientists are spotting new coronavirus variants almost on a daily basis. So far public health experts are still most worried about three important ones.


CDC Says Coronavirus Variants Could Reverse Recent Progress In Declining Numbers

Friday, February 26, 2021

The CDC is warning that the recent improvement in COVID-19 case numbers might be stalling. Variants of the virus may be starting to spread widely in this country, which could reverse recent progress.


Scientists And Vaccine Manufacturers Scramble To Address Coronavirus Variants

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Variants of the coronavirus have scientists in a scramble to assess the threat and prevent more surges. Meanwhile, vaccine manufacturers are looking at developing booster shots to address variants.


COVID-19 Variant Found In New York City Worries Researchers

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Scientists have spotted yet another potentially worrisome coronavirus variant, a strain that has a mutation that may help it evade vaccines, and seems to be spreading fast in New York City.


U.S. Deports Nazi Concentration Camp Guard To Germany

Saturday, February 20, 2021

A 95-year-old man who's been living in Tennessee was deported to Germany to face authorities over his work as a camp guard. Friedrich Karl Berger has lived in the United States since 1959.


California Will Begin Setting Aside 10% Of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses For Teachers

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the plan on Friday as part of an effort to accelerate in-person learning across the state.


New Coronavirus Variants Appear To Have Evolved In The U.S.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Scientists are evaluating domestic COVID-19 variants to see whether they pose a new threat, as public health experts warn the U.S. needs better surveillance to spot mutations and slow their spread.


Is The Biden Administration Doing Enough To Boost COVID-19 Testing?

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The Biden administration is promising 61 million rapid at-home tests by the summer. But critics say that's too few and way too late.


COVID Cases Finally Are Falling. Experts Worry Variants Could Erase That Fast

Saturday, February 06, 2021

The Biden administration must do more to identify and track three fast-spreading mutations of the COVID-19 virus, researchers say. Clearer CDC guidelines for masks and reopening would help too.


Just As Vaccine Distribution Begins, New COVID-19 Variants Arrive In U.S.

Saturday, January 30, 2021

All three coronavirus variants that appear to spread faster have now been found in the United States, raising concerns they could spark a new deadly surge and outrun treatments and vaccines.


South African COVID-19 Variant Detected In U.S.

Friday, January 29, 2021

As feared, the coronavirus varant first discovered in South Africa has been detected in the United States for the first time.