coronavirus

Media maven Oprah Winfrey recently admitted to spending close to a full year indoors during the peak of the pandemic in order to guarantee that her multibillion-dollar empire would still have a safe and sound queen at the throne.

A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man’s family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying most transplant programs around the country set similar requirements to improve patients’ chances of survival.

Pfizer said Wednesday that a booster of its COVID-19 vaccine may offer important protection against the new Omicron variant even though the initial two doses appear significantly less effective.

A dentist in Italy faces possible criminal charges after trying to receive a coronavirus vaccine in a fake arm made of silicone.

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship with at least 10 passengers and crew members infected with COVID-19 docked Sunday in New Orleans, where health officials said they were trying to disembark people without worsening the spread of the coronavirus illness.

The world has been ablaze with news that the coronavirus has a new Omicron variant of concern, which appears to be driving a dramatic surge in South Africa, providing a glimpse of where the pandemic might be headed.

Staff shortages have long been a challenge for prison agencies, given the low pay and grueling nature of the work. But the coronavirus pandemic — and its impact on the labor market — has pushed many corrections systems into crisis.

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

One Detroit family is currently suffering an unimaginable loss after seven children lost both of their parents to coronavirus, and they sadly died just hours apart from each other. 

The Nation of Islam believes that COVID-19 vaccines are part of a “death plan” to rid the world of Black people. 

Since the start of the pandemic, about 130 Black morticians have died from COVID-19, according to the association that represents them.

Becky Pringle, president of the nation's largest labor union, the National Education Association, joins the 'Russ Parr Morning Show' to discuss the upcoming school year and what precautions need to be made to maintain a safe learning environment.