Here’s what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says about the Delta variant, its symptoms, characteristics and other things to watch for.
President Joe Biden called the COVID-19 pandemic “largely preventable,” saying Americans need to get vaccinated as the delta variant fuels case surges across the country.
Scientists in the U.K. said a COVID-19 variant with the ability to evade current vaccines is highly likely and will most likely require a new vaccine, possibly in the form of a yearly booster.
Army Tech. Sgt. Arthur W. Countryman, 37, was fighting Germans in a forest in November 1944. Now, decades later, his remains have been identified and he will be buried in his hometown of Plainfield, Illinois.
Canadian officials have charged two American travelers and fined them 20,000 Canadian dollars each - around $16,000 USD - for providing fake COVID-19 vaccination documents.
Sunisa Lee’s life changed the second she placed a gold medal around her neck. The newly minted Olympic gymnastic champion’s plans, however, have not. At least for now.
Japan expanded a state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo following record COVID-19 spikes as the capital hosts the Olympics.
A lorry driver who was captured on camera using his mobile phone ahead of a dramatic collision in Sussex, England, was jailed on July 27.
Tokyo reported 3,177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another all-time high just days after the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi are set to announce that they’ve come to an agreement to end the U.S. military’s combat mission in Iraq by the end of the year.
A Texas firefighter was found dead in a hotel in Cancun where he and his wife were celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary, but his family has doubts it was an accident.
The Philippines was struck by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
While reports of athletes, lawmakers and others occasionally getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming, top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots dramatically reduce severe disease and death.
A powerful magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook Panama and Costa Rica on Wednesday afternoon, but it was relatively far from the largest population centers and there were no immediate reports of damage.
A video shows some people in Belgium rescuing a pair of dogs that were trapped in the floodwater that’s devastated Western Europe and killed nearly 200 people.
The death toll from flooding in Western Europe has climbed above 180.
Poor countries have vaccinated 1% of their population, compared with 55% in the United States and about 25% globally.
The first resident of the Olympic Village at the Tokyo Summer Games has tested positive for COVID-19, though officials said it was not an athlete.
The Eiffel Tower is reopening for the first time in nine months, despite France's new rules aimed at taming COVID-19' fast-spreading delta variant.
Rescue operations are underway after flooding left more than 100 people dead in parts of Germany and Belgium.