Coronavirus


President Joe Biden speaks about status of the country's fight against COVID-19 in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
What The Congressional COVID Response Funding Standstill Means For Virginia

A lack of renewed funding could impact everything from booster shots to research into future variants. 

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., arrives in Washington in 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Sen. Tim Kaine Introduces Legislation to Research Long Covid

Sen. Tim Kaine revealed that he is suffering from the effects of "long covid," and has introduced legislation to help research the phenomenon.

Masks No Longer Required in Virginia’s Schools Or On Buses

While the new law left the option of masking up to parents, masks were still required on public school buses.

Science Or Sci-fi?: The Debate Over Masking Children

The list in Executive Order Two is long and comprehensive, one big problem persists: the concerns raised by the EO do not appear to be consistent with scientific evidence.

Gov. Glenn Youngkin Supports Vaccines, Just Not Vaccine Mandates

Gov. Glenn Youngkin has said he's always been a "strong advocate" of the COVID-19 vaccine, but rescinded a Northam-era mandate that required state employees to be vaccinated.

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2021, file photo, people wait in line at a 24-hour, walk-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic hosted by the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium at Temple University's Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. At least for now, U.S. health authorities say after being vaccinated, people should follow the same rules as everybody else about wearing a mask, keeping a 6-foot distance and avoiding crowds even after they’ve gotten their second vaccine dose. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
VDH Refocuses COVID Tracing Efforts

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced on Jan. 25 that it will no longer investigate every case of COVID-19 across the commonwealth. 

A woman holds up a sticker after getting her third "booster" dose of Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)
Who Should Get a Third Vaccine Shot Now?

Experts explain who should immediately get a third booster shot to fight COVID-19, and why it is necessary now.