Omicron's highly contagious subvariants circulate throughout the U.S.

1 in 4 older Americans has COVID. 1 in 5 COVID-19 survivors between the ages of 18 and 64 and 1 in 4 survivors 65 and older reported at least one SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus)-related symptom, according to a recent CDC study.

CDC boosts older Americans' vaccine recommended. The CDC changed its advice to older and immunocompromised Americans from "may" to "should" obtain a fourth COVID-19 booster shot.

CDC recommends boosters for 5 to 11 year olds. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky recommended that children 5 to 11 years old get a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA COVID-19 vaccine on May 19.

CDC boosts older Americans' vaccine recommended. The CDC changed its advice to older and immunocompromised Americans from "may" to "should" obtain a fourth COVID-19 booster shot.

Million Americans die from COVID. COVID-19 killed 1 million Americans on May 16. This dreadful milestone eclipses earlier national disasters.

COVID-19 was third in 2021. In 2021, COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of mortality in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer, according to a CDC report issued April 22.

FDA bans Johnson & Johnson's COVID shot. Americans 18 and older who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 should only have the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) shot if the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are not available or medically acceptable, or if getting the J&J product is the only way they will get immunised, officials said May 5.