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Will social distancing weaken my immune system? In short, no. Some worry a lack of contact with others will weaken their immune system by reducing its active contact with germs. But even when we’re staying 6 feet from others or spending most of our time at home, our bodies are continuously responding to bacteria.
With coronavirus cases spiking in the U.S. and Europe, the financial outlook of the world’s airlines is getting worse.
NEW YORK – Don’t even think of putting the mask away anytime soon.
The surging coronavirus is taking an increasingly dire toll across the U.S. just as a vaccine appears close at hand, with the country now averaging over 1,300 COVID-19 deaths per day — the highest level since the calamitous spring in and around New York City.
U.S. stocks were pulling a bit lower midday trading Friday as worries about the worsening pandemic weigh on rising optimism about a coming coronavirus vaccine.
U.S. stocks were drifting in mixed trading on Thursday, as Wall Street’s tug of war continues between worries about the worsening pandemic in the present and optimism that a vaccine will rescue the economy in the future.
U.S. stock indexes were drifting close to their record highs Wednesday, as hopes for a coronavirus vaccine coming in the future push some investors to look past the worsening pandemic in the present.
Who had Dolly Parton finding the cure for COVID-19 on their 2020 bingo card?
Stocks were rallying again Monday, with the S&P 500 adding more to its record high and the Dow Jones Industrial Average on track to erase the last of its pandemic losses, following another round of encouraging data on a possible coronavirus vaccine.
Joe Biden's scientific advisers will meet with vaccine makers in coming days as the presidential transition remains stalled because of President Donald Trump's refusal to acknowledge that he lost the election.
WASHINGTON – Gliding over significant challenges still to come, President Donald Trump on Friday offered a rosy update on the race for a vaccine for the resurgent coronavirus as he delivered his first public remarks since his defeat by President-elect Joe Biden. He still did not concede the election.
Stocks were moderately higher in Friday late-morning trading, recovering some of the declines markets posted the day before as investors became increasingly worried about rising coronavirus infections and their impact on the U.S. and global economy.
Three of the globe's top central bankers said their economies continue to need help despite progress toward a COVID-19 vaccine, with U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell saying that the U.S. Congress “may need to do more” to cushion the blow from the pandemic.
King County health officials say they’ve confirmed a new measles case in a child, with possible exposures at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
The S&P 500 is pushing closer toward its record on Wednesday, and this time big technology stocks are also rising on Wall Street.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little pledged Tuesday to explain the safety and effectiveness of a coronavirus vaccine to Idaho residents once it becomes available.
Pfizer Inc. said Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine may be a remarkable 90% effective, based on early and incomplete test results that nevertheless brought a big burst of optimism to a world desperate for the means to finally bring the catastrophic outbreak under control.
COVID-19 vaccine candidates.
A public-interest foundation is testing a smartphone app that could make it easier for international airline passengers to securely show they've complied with COVID-19 testing requirements. It's an attempt to help get people back to flying after the pandemic sent global air travel down by 92%.
NEW YORK – Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday gushed about the state’s forthcoming program to dole out a coronavirus vaccine – or VAP for short.