Gov. Cuomo Clears The Way For In-Person Learning At Schools In New York State

Due to the low COVID-19 infection rates across the state, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that all New York school districts may reopen this fall. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images Due to the low COVID-19 infection rates across …

Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center, supports a statewide mask mandate. But she says state leaders are “in a pickle,” based on medical advice against popular opposition. Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography hide caption toggle caption Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography LouAnn Woodward, who leads …

Tracking The Pandemic: Are Coronavirus Cases Rising Or Falling In Your State?

Loading… This page is updated regularly. More than 2 million people in the U.S. have tested positive for the coronavirus and more than 110,000 have died. The growth in new cases and deaths overall has at least temporarily slowed, but that pattern hasn’t been consistent …

Tracking The Pandemic: How Quickly Is The Coronavirus Spreading State By State?

This page is updated regularly. Loading… Since the first coronavirus case was confirmed in the United States on Jan. 21, over a half-million people in the U.S. have confirmed cases of COVID-19. On April 12, the U.S. became the nation with the most deaths globally, …

Japan’s Shinzo Abe Will Declare State Of Emergency As Coronavirus Cases Surge

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a plenary session at the upper house of parliament in Tokyo on Friday. Abe says he will declare a state of emergency this week in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle …

Store Owners Resist State Vaping Bans As ‘A Death Sentence For Their Business’

Flavored vaping solutions stand displayed at a shop in New York City. Amid a mysterious health scare apparently caused by e-cigarettes, New York and Michigan have banned the sale of flavored vaping products, while Massachusetts has banned all of them for four months — moves …