Will Stone appears in the following:
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Understaffed hospitals are already coping with increased patient demand heading into the holidays. They have few options to expand if omicron creates a huge new wave of COVID patients.
Sunday, December 19, 2021
U.S. hospitals have a heads-up on omicron, but that doesn't mean they feel ready to deal with what could be a huge wave of patients infected by the new variant of COVID-19.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Many U.S. hospitals are already struggling with a wave of COVID-19 patients and now they are also racing to prepare for the omicron variant, which threatens to further accelerate hospitalizations.
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Health care workers in the U.S. are eyeing the omicron variant of COVID-19 while the delta variant continues to put hospitals under stress.
Friday, December 10, 2021
The variant has spread through South Africa with remarkable speed — and been detected in at least 60 other countries. Specialists are trying to figure out the next stage for this unwelcome variant.
Thursday, December 09, 2021
The omicron variant is gaining a foothold in Europe. Scientists say it is spreading faster than delta and can do so even in places where many people are vaccinated. What could this mean for the U.S.?
Thursday, December 02, 2021
Scientists are scouring coronavirus samples for clues of the omicron variant. The U.S. is in a better position now than it was earlier to find the variant, but some part of the country may struggle.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Pfizer's CEO says the vaccine maker has asked federal regulators to authorize boosters for 16- and 17-year-olds. Currently, only people 18 and over are eligible for a booster in the U.S.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Booster shots have been authorized for all U.S. adults, and the government is urging people to get them. But what if you've already had COVID and the vaccine?
Friday, November 19, 2021
An expert panel of CDC advisers will meet to consider expanding COVID-19 booster eligibility to all adults. With cases rising in the U.S., how much can boosters really help?
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
The FDA plans to authorize Pfizer's COVID vaccine boosters for all adults 18 and older. The announcement could happen Thursday. What is the evidence for boosting younger healthier people?
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
After declining most of the fall, new infections are up again in more than half of U.S. states, worrying experts about what the holiday season may bring.
Monday, November 15, 2021
It's an ominous sign ahead of the holidays: coronavirus cases are again rising in the U.S. In some states, hospitals are already under siege with an influx of patients.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Colorado hospitals are on the verge of a crisis as COVID-19 cases are rising. New Mexico and Utah are not far behind.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
An influential medical panel is cautioning older adults against taking a low dose of aspirin to prevent a first stroke or heart attack. It's a change in guidance for many Americans.
Thursday, November 04, 2021
The U.S. is entering an uneasy stretch of the pandemic. Despite progress, the delta surge is dragging on in certain regions. Can vaccines ward off a big surge over the holidays?
Monday, November 01, 2021
Ahead of the holidays, coronavirus cases are down, but the U.S. remains stuck in a cycle of regional outbreaks, even in heavily vaccinated northern states. Can boosters and kids vaccines make a dent?
Sunday, October 31, 2021
New research shows people with substance use disorders are significantly more vulnerable to a breakthrough infection of COVID-19.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
You've seen the headlines about COVID boosters. But what does it all mean for you? Here's how to sort through the science and figure out if and when you need a booster and which one to get.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
With high-profile stories of vaccinated people dying from COVID, how worried should you be about getting a serious breakthrough case? Here's how the data shake out.