Friday April 23rd, 2021 10:43AM
The Latest: India sets global daily record of 332,730 cases
India set another global record in daily infections for a second straight day with 332,730 cases
8:44AM ( 1 hour ago )
EU agency to issue more guidance on AstraZeneca's COVID shot
The European Medicines Agency is expected to provide updated guidance on how countries across Europe should use the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca
8:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Pakistani troops to help enforce distancing
 Pakistan’s prime minister has summoned troops to help police implement social-distancing rules as a part of new measures aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus
6:27AM ( 3 hours ago )
The Latest: 1st climber tests positive for virus on Everest
A Norwegian climber became the first to test positive for COVID-19 in Mount Everest base camp
5:51AM ( 4 hours ago )
The Latest: Israel, Bahrain recognize vaccine certificates
 Israel and Bahrain say they have reached an agreement to recognize each other’s coronavirus vaccination certificates, allowing travelers between the countries to forgo quarantine and other restrictions
4:48AM ( 5 hours ago )
Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus record
India is putting oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi begged on social media for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients who are struggling to breathe
4:35AM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: More data confirm single dose of 2 vaccines work
Scientists at Oxford University have released more data that confirm coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca both significantly cut the risk of infection after a single dose
4:03AM ( 6 hours ago )
India's hospitals desperately plea for oxygen, fire kills 13
A fire killed 13 COVID-19 patients in a hospital in western India as an extreme surge in coronavirus infections leaves the nation short of medical care and oxygen
2:24AM ( 7 hours ago )
The Latest: China says 3 citizens in UAE falsified tests
China says three of its citizens working in the United Arab Emirates have tampered with the results of their coronavirus tests required to return home
12:51AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Health and Medicine
The Latest: Virus harms during pregnancy detailed in study
A multi-country study suggests pregnant women who get COVID-19 have higher risks for death, intensive-care stays, preterm birth and other complications
12:33PM ( 21 hours ago )
Harris highlights pregnancy difficulties facing Black women
Vice President Kamala Harris has marked Black Maternal Health Week by leading a White House discussion of the issues that make African American women two to three times more likely than other women to die because of childbirth
6:39PM ( 1 week ago )
US agency says women can get abortion pill via mail
U.S. health officials say women seeking an abortion pill will not be required to visit a doctor’s office or clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic
4:53PM ( 1 week ago )
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Women's Health
North Carolina won't pass bill to ban youth trans procedures
A top North Carolina GOP lawmaker will not advance a proposal seeking to limit medical treatments for transgender people under 21
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )
New migrant facilities crop up to ease crowding, again
U.S. officials are scrambling to handle a dramatic spike in children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border alone
1:08PM ( 4 days ago )
The Latest: California governor says all schools must reopen
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging all schools in the state to reopen, saying there are no health barriers to getting children back into classrooms and ending distance learning
7:18PM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
The Latest: Australia reducing flights from India
Australia will reduce the number of flights arriving from India due to the growing wave of COVID-19 cases in the world’s second-most populous country
3:49AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Tokyo Motor Show canceled due to pandemic
The Tokyo Motor Show, which showcases cars from around the world, has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic
2:57AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Turkey extends weekend lockdown amid virus surge
Turkey has announced that it is extending an upcoming weekend lockdown to include a public holiday on Friday, as it grapples with soaring infections
2:44AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
Bulgarian Muslims hold circumcision festival despite virus
On the eve of the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims from the southwestern corner of Bulgaria have flocked to a sleepy mountain village for a four-day festival of feasting, music and the mass circumcision of young boys
1:16PM ( 1 week ago )
Abdul-Jabbar reveals past prostate cancer diagnosis in essay
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by Blacks
10:05AM ( 4 months ago )
Al Roker to take time off work to battle prostate cancer
Weatherman and morning TV co-host Al Roker has revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will be undergoing surgery to have his prostate removed
9:18AM ( 5 months ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
Expedition hauls tons of plastic out of remote Hawaii atolls
A crew has returned from the northernmost islands in the Hawaiian archipelago this week with a boatload of marine plastic and abandoned fishing nets that threaten to entangle endangered Hawaiian monk seals and other animals
5:29PM ( 16 hours ago )