Moderna’s study results revealed people given the combination vaccine shot had higher antibody levels to fight omicron and other variants.
At the start of the pandemic, policymakers enacted changes to increase access to COVID treatments and help health care systems better deal with the crisis. But as the virus moves out of the pandemic phase, those programs are being eliminated.
As COVID-19 cases increase, Minnesota health leaders are encouraging doctors to make patients more aware of treatment options.
Roughly two months after Minneapolis and St. Paul mayors lifted the city's mask mandate, the Minneapolis Health Department has announced it now is strongly recommends everyone – vaccinated or not – again wear masks in indoor public settings and businesses.
After a confusing day for some flyers, that started with a federal judge striking down the CDC's mask mandate for public transportation, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport says the airport is lifting its mandate.
The St. Paul Board of Education voted on Tuesday to change its mask policy to end mask requirements for students and staff while cases remain low.
More than two years after the pandemic began, some doctors warning about a new subvariant of COVID.
As COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to drop in Minnesota, the feeling in Intensive Care units is one of huge relief.
A wastewater surveillance program in the Twin Cities that tracks COVID-19 through sewage may show that the virus has drastically decreased in most metro communities.
Cases of COVID-19 are dropping across the country, but it’s too soon to know whether the pandemic is transitioning into an endemic stage says one Mayo Clinic doctor.
Fresh off his All-Star game appearance and being crowned three-point contest champion, Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is making headlines again – this time for a $250k donation.
Target will no longer require its employees or customers to wear masks inside its stores, subject to local rules.
Experts say it's not likely that the highly transmissible omicron variant — or any other variant — will lead us closer to herd immunity against COVID-19.
This winter's omicron wave in the U.S. also bolstered our defenses, leaving enough protection against the coronavirus that future spikes will likely require much less disruption to society.
Minneapolis and St. Paul have both announced they have lifted a mandate requiring either proof of vaccine or proof of negative test when entering an establishment that serves food or drink.
Experts say it's too early to know whether people infected with the omicron variant will develop long COVID. Doctors believe it's possible to have long-term effects from omicron.
Propelled in part by the wildly contagious omicron variant, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 900,000 on Friday, less than two months after eclipsing 800,000.
With the brutal omicron wave rapidly loosening its grip, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are falling in 49 of 50 states, even as the nation's death toll closes in on another bleak round number: 900,000.
For at least the next month 25 members of the U.S. Army will help assist medical staff at Abbott Northwestern as they deal with their own staffing shortages.
After announcing a mandate requiring proof of vaccination or a negative test taken within 72 hours for customers at all places where food or drink is sold or served for consumption, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and several city council members are calling on residents to support local businesses.