New Jersey Supreme Court weighs insurance payouts for COVID closures
An Atlantic City casino is sparring with its insurers over business interruption claims from 2020.
A new COVID booster is here. Will those at greatest risk get it?
One expert wonders how to get boosters to people beyond Democrats, college graduates, and those with high incomes?
Food and Drug Administration approves COVID boosters for upcoming season
An advisory panel at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is scheduled to vote on recommendations Tuesday.
New Jersey bill for COVID-19 review nears $3M
New Jersey has spent up to $2.9 million on a review of its handling of the pandemic, but few details are known.
Updated COVID-19 vaccines expected to be available in September, federal officials say
A Biden official said one updated COVID-19 vaccine shows some promise against the EG.5 variant that makes up an increasing number of new cases.
Death counts remain high in some states even as COVID fatalities wane
After historic increases during the pandemic, deaths in most of the country are nearing a return to pre-pandemic levels.
As the COVID public health emergency ends, prepping for a new pandemic is next
Federal officials can now look back at what they’ve learned throughout the pandemic while preparing for a future where something similar could take place, one expert said.
Moderna plan to hike COVID vaccine price to $130 a dose rebuked at U.S. Senate hearing
The Moderna CEO argued that an expected drop in demand, changes to its distribution process and the overall benefit of the vaccine warrant the higher cost.
Congress unanimously votes to require declassified information on COVID-19 origins
The bill would require the national intelligence director to declassify info related to links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the spread of COVID-19.
Lawmakers hear theories on COVID-19 origins in U.S. House hearing
Members from both political parties said determining the origins of COVID-19 could help prepare the United States and other countries to fare better during the next pandemic, or even prevent it.
New Jersey’s plan to spend federal water aid leaves thousands without relief, critic warns
State officials racing to spend down federal funds came up with a controversial solution — they're giving more to households already helped.
In New Jersey, essential temp workers deserve respect and dignity
A worker shares her experience working for a temporary staffing agency during the pandemic.