$1,400 checks are coming in the new coronavirus relief bill. Here’s who will get them, and who won’t.

WASHINGTON – A third round of coronavirus aid checks should be coming soon, probably within days or weeks. Millions of Americans reeling from the economic damage of the pandemic would…

The virus causes record numbers of job absences in 2020

More workers called in sick in 2020 than at any time in at least two decades, a USA TODAY analysis of federal labor market data has found. An average of…

How U.S. CDC missed chances to spot COVID’s silent spread

By Ned Parker and Chad Terhune (Reuters) – In early February, 57 people arrived at a Nebraska military base, among the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of…

New Covid strains complicate research, make it harder to protect those at risk

Hospitalizations for Covid-19 in the United States are falling after having hit record levels this month — a welcome sign that the winter surge may finally be leveling off. But…

Biden’s ambitious plan will take time; January already the second-deadliest month; Florida combats ‘vaccine tourism’

COVID-19 has killed more than 410,000 Americans in less than a year and infections have continued to mount despite the introduction of a pair of vaccines late in 2020. USA…