More Americans are now eligible for COVID-19 booster doses as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the Pfizer vaccine booster for 16- and [...]
On Wednesday, December 8, 2021, Dr. Gregory Poland, Mayo Clinic vaccine and epidemiology expert, fielded questions regarding the delta and omicron variants of COVID-19.
A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621, or mu, by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is [...]
On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers.
Journalists who have already registered [...]
U.S. hospitalizations for patients with COVID-19 have risen almost 500% over the past two months, according to news reports. Also, the number of ICU beds in [...]
To maximize protection from the COVID-19 delta variant and limit the spread of COVID-19 to others, health experts continue to urge that people get vaccinated [...]
An overwhelming surge of COVID-19 cases is underway in the U.S. The delta variant continues to spread, the lambda variant is showing up, and some [...]
The delta variant is now believed to be responsible for more than 80% of the new COVID-19 infections diagnosed in the U.S. But to be [...]
The number of COVID-19 infections, mostly with the delta variant, continues to rise, especially in parts of the U.S. where vaccination rates are low. Dr. [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am hearing more about the delta variant and am worried about my family's risk of becoming infected with COVID-19. My husband and [...]
As the delta variant continues to spread across the country, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show vaccinated people can [...]
A fourth COVID-19 surge is blanketing the U.S., and the delta variant is the culprit.
"Where did this delta variant come from? It came from unvaccinated [...]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently changed course on masking guidelines, recommending people vaccinated for COVID-19 resume wearing masks in public indoor [...]