Merck & Co shows their new experimental antiviral medication molnupiravir.

FDA Panel Backs First-Of-A-Kind COVID-19 Pill From Merck

An FDA advisory panel has backed Merck's experimental antiviral medication to treat COVID.


Travelers wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus at a public transport station in Berlin, Germany.
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Omicron Variant May Have Reached Europe Earlier Than Thought

0:32A crew member leaps to fix a logo for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
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China Says Winter Olympics Will Take Place In February

0:23COVID pills
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FDA Reviewing Merck's COVID Pill For Emergency Authorization

0:56President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant named omicron, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
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Pres. Biden Says New Variant Cause For Concern, Not Panic In U.S.

2:11Nurse puts on protective gear
Carlos Osorio / AP

Michigan COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit Record High

2:27People walking
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WHO Criticizes Travel Bans On Southern African Countries

1:10People walking with masks
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Omicron Variant Spreads Across More Countries

6:29The SARS-CoV-2 virus through a scanning electron microscope

What Do We Know About The Omicron Variant So Far?

2:56People with masks walk at a shopping mall in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Nov. 26, 2021.
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Where Did The Omicron COVID Variant Come From?

2:50People masked at a mall in South Africa
Denis Farrell / AP

U.S. Bans Travel From Southern Africa As New Omicron Variant Emerges

0:27Merck & Co. antiviral COVID-19 treatment pill
Merck & Co. via AP

FDA Says Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts To Review Safety

0:24New York Stock Exchange
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Stocks Sink On New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points

0:27People wearing face masks
Denis Farrell / AP

New COVID Variant Detected In South Africa

0:24European Medicines Agency
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EU Regulator Authorizes Pfizer's COVID Vaccine For Kids 5-11

2:20Travelers waiting in line at a security checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston.
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Tips For A Safe Thanksgiving

2:15A registered nurse administers a COVID-19 vaccine
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Health Officials Urge People To Get Boosters Ahead Of Holidays

2:57A nurse puts on a protective gown before entering the room of a COVID-19 patient
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Experts Warn About Surge In COVID-19 Cases

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Health Experts Warn Of COVID Surge After Holidays

2:11A U.S. Navy Sailor prepares a COVID-19 vaccine
U.S. Defense Department

Marines Face Vaccination Deadline

A man receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site
John Locher / AP

More Than 90% Of Federal Workers Got Vaccinated By Deadline

0:52Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
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Florida Governor Signs Bill Limiting Vaccine Mandates

0:20People wearing face masks walk in front of St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria
Michael Gruber / AP

Austria To Enter National Lockdown To Contain 4th Wave Of Virus

1:38Syringe with COVID-19 vaccine.
Lynne Sladky / AP

FDA Authorizes Pfizer And Moderna Booster Shots For All Adults

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Restaurant Sales Are Up Despite Staffing Issues

1:52A person getting a dose of a COVID shot at a vaccination clinic.
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Closing In On Pfizer Boosters For All Adults

4:19Jeff Stover at the Virginia Department of Health
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Newsy Investigates: Why So Few COVID-19 Smartphone Alerts?

A photo of First Lady Jill Biden handing out stickers to children who were recently vaccinated against COVID.
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White House: 10% Of Kids Have Been Vaccinated In First 2 Weeks

0:28A healthcare worker receives a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot
Lynne Sladky / AP

Boosters For All Adults In U.S. Closer With Panel Meeting Set

0:24Shot of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Binsar Bakkara / AP

U.S. Offering Investment To Boost COVID-19 Vaccine Capacity

1:58A nurse administers the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a patient.
Jae C. Hong / AP

State Leaders Push For Booster Expansion Despite Federal Guidance