Los Angeles County health officials Monday reported 15,413 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional deaths linked to the virus over the three-day Fourth of July weekend.
Activists for years have flown balloons across the border to distribute propaganda leaflets critical of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Los Angeles County may once again bring back the indoor mask mandate if hospitalizations continue to go up.
Los Angeles County's public health director announced Thursday a sharp upturn in COVID hospital admissions, increasing the likelihood of a return to an indoor mask-wearing mandate by late July.
"This is science at its toughest," FDA vaccine chief Dr. Peter Mark said of whether to offer modified COVID-19 booster shots this fall due to the changing coronavirus.
Families are expected to fork out more cash this holiday season if they want to host a July 4 weekend barbecue or cookout.
COVID hospitalizations were as low as 209 just two months ago.
Omicron continues to be the dominant -- and highly contagious -- variant across the country.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has lead to a surge in sales for "morning after" pills.
Omicron is considered the dominant variant for COVID-19 across the United States.
Some U.S. adults are a step closer to getting updated COVID-19 boosters this fall, as government advisers voted Tuesday that it’s time to tweak shots to better match the most recent virus variants.
In a 3-2 vote Monday night, the West Hollywood City Council voted to extend the city's last call time, which will allow bars to keep the party going.
A federal advisory panel says Americans 65 and older should get newer, souped-up flu vaccines.
A national lifeguard shortage exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted communities such as Indianapolis to cut back on pools and hours. In other spots around the United States, swimming areas go without attendants.
Los Angeles County confirmed more than 12,000 new COVID-19 infections in its latest data, dating back to Saturday, along with 11 more deaths.
Some facilities in LA County will have the vaccines for children under 5 ready Tuesday.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the seventh time in the last eight days following a long streak of increases that pushed it to record highs, declining four-tenths of a cent to $6.418.
Shots will be available for children as young as 6 months old.
With the CDC's final sign-off, roughly 18 million children under 5 will be eligible for COVID-19 shots beginning next week.
The CDC decided unanimously that COVID vaccines should be opened too children as young as 6 months old.