U.S. kids under 5 — roughly 18 million youngsters — are eligible for the shots, about 1 1/2 years after the vaccines first became available in the U.S. for adults, who have been hit the hardest during the pandemic.
China has attacked the theory that the coronavirus pandemic may have originated as a leak from a Chinese laboratory
Sedgwick County's "Recovery Connect" program helps match people, businesses and nonprofits to fund and programs that can help with recovery from Covid-19
Millions of students who participated in virtual learning during the Covid-19 pandemic had their personal data and online behaviors tracked by educational apps and websites without their consent
If you need COVID-19 tests and live in a vulnerable community, the KDHE has good news for you!
The news comes after months of anxious waiting by parents desperate to vaccinate their babies, toddlers and preschoolers, especially as COVID-19 cases once again are rising.
The Louisiana Supreme Court threw out charges Friday against a pastor who flouted restrictions on gatherings early in the coronavirus pandemic, ruling 5-2 that the governor's executive orders violated freedom of religion.
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a bill that would prohibit government mask mandates in Kansas and curb the power of state and local health officials during outbreaks of infectious diseases.
One million Americans have now died from the coronavirus, according to an announcement made Thursday by President Joe Biden, marking a long-dreaded milestone for an incomprehensible tragedy.
U.S. regulators on Thursday strictly limited who can receive Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine due to a rare but serious risk of blood clots.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday set tentative dates in June to publicly review COVID-19 vaccines for the youngest American children, typically the final step before authorizing the shots.
Thursday Moderna announced its seeking authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine from the Food and Drug Administration for kids under the age of 6.
No matter what your world looked like during the pandemic or maybe still looks like, the Wichita Public Library wants to hear about it.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday said he was refusing most of $146 million in federal pandemic rental assistance the state was to receive, citing the state’s low unemployment rate and economic climate.
The overall age-adjusted death rate for all causes in the US was about 1% higher in 2021 that in was in 2020, but the death rate from COVID-19 increased by nearly 20%.
The move comes a day after a federal judge struck down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes and other public transport methods.
A federal judge in Florida struck down the national mask mandate covering airlines and other public transportation Monday, and the Biden administration said the rule would not be enforced while federal agencies decide how to respond to the judge’s order.
The decision Monday by U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle also said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention improperly failed to justify its decision and did not follow proper rulemaking.
One million people have died due to complications from COVID, but the ones they left behind haven't forgotten.
Yet again, the U.S. is trudging into what could be another COVID-19 surge, with cases rising nationally and in most states after a two-month decline.
For over two years now the COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting the lives of people across the world, but how are the trends here in Kansas?
President Joe Biden’s requirement that all federal employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 was upheld Thursday by a federal appeals court.
A federal judge has blocked the military from disciplining a dozen U.S. Air Force officers who are asking for religious exemptions to the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine.
Governor Laura Kelly and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have announced their continued efforts to shift from an emergency pandemic response to endemic normalcy.
As of Sunday, the 14-day rolling average of positive tests was down to 1.24%. That's the lowest it's been since late May of 2020 and down from a peak of 23% on January 22 of this year.
Drugmaker Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday to authorize a fourth shot of its COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for all adults.
Former President Barack Obama announced Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
In honor of the 8,003 lives lost due to COVID-19, the governor directed flags be lowered throughout the state effective immediately until sundown Friday, March 11.
Republican legislators in Kansas are trying to prohibit state and local mask mandates during disease outbreaks, advancing such a ban Wednesday along with proposals aimed at discouraging local restrictions on businesses and public gatherings.