BOSTON — A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man’s family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against coronavirus, saying most transplant programs around the country set similar requirements to improve patients’ chances of survival.
Pfizer has begun a study comparing its original coronavirus vaccine with doses specially tweaked to match the hugely contagious omicron variant.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Tuesday test-fired two suspected cruise missiles in its fifth round of weapons launches this month, South Korean military officials said, as it displays its military might amid pandemic-related difficulties and a prolonged freeze in nuclear negotiations with the United States.
WASHINGTON — For the first time, people across the U.S. can log on to a government website and order free, at-home coronavirus tests. But the White House push may do little to ease the omicron surge, and experts say Washington will have to do a lot more to fix the country’s long-troubled testing system.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden acknowledged Wednesday that the pandemic has left Americans exhausted and demoralized but insisted at a news conference marking his first year in office that he has “outperformed” expectations in dealing with it.
AKRON – Ohio’s treasurer wants the state to set aside $100 million in federal pandemic relief funds to provide grants to struggling small businesses hurt by the coronavirus.The program needs to go through the General Assembly first, get approval by the DeWine administration and then be administered.And the clock is ticking: The money, which would
A University of Cincinnati dean is investigating an email to an engineering student in which an adjunct instructor is accused of referring to the novel coronavirus as “the Chinese virus.” The email came after the student had to miss a lab session due to being quarantined for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus.”I think that the
A floating boat cinema that was scheduled to be in Cincinnati next week has been rescheduled to 2021 “due to COVID,” according to the promoting website.Beyond Cinema, an Australian-based pop-up cinema experience company, said the floating theater would come to Cincinnati from Sept. 23-27.The floating cinema tour planned several stops in U.S. cities including Pittsburgh, Philadelphia,
Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s strict reading of state law, which he interprets as prohibiting additional ballot drop boxes, differs from common practice at Ohio’s county boards of elections.LaRose is appealing Wednesday’s preliminary injunction by a Franklin County judge ordering him not to enforce his directive restricting counties to only one drop box ahead of
A Franklin County judge issued a preliminary injunction on Wednesday permitting the installation of more than one ballot drop box per county ahead of the COVID-19-marred Nov. 3 presidential election.In handing down his decision, however, Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Frye stayed his order pending a promised appeal from Republican Secretary of State