Fauci Derides Rand Paul In Senate Hearing As COVID Cases Rise: 'You Are Distorting Everything About Me'Fauci said Paul's claims had direct effects on his safety.
Westchester Reopening COVID Vaccination Site To Combat 'Explosion' Of Cases, Latimer SaysStarting Wednesday, the County Center will offer 250 shots a day for kids. Adults can also sign up for booster shots by appointment. 
COVID FAQ: How Long Does Immunity From Booster Shot Last? What's Driving Omicron Spike?Experts say we cannot return to normal until we address the behaviors that are driving COVID infections.
Pfizer Says Its Vaccine Targeting Omicron Will Be Ready In MarchPfizer CEO Albert Bourla said the company has already begun manufacturing a new version of its COVID-19 vaccine that aims to protect recipients against Omicron.
Medical Experts Say Decline In Omicron Variant Cases Coming Soon, But Children, Especially Unvaccinated, Remain At RiskDr. Rahul Sharma said the worst days of the Omicron surge are almost behind us, but it continues to threaten hospital capacity. Emergency rooms are getting back to pre-pandemic levels.
Gov. Murphy Says Mask Mandate For Schools And Day Care Centers In New Jersey Will Continue 'At Least For The Foreseeable Future'After the governor spoke on the issue, the Legislature cancelled the vote. Some spoke up in opposition to Murphy's blanket policies.
Broadway To Require Masks And Proof Of Vaccination Through AprilChildren ages 5 to 11 will also have to show proof of full vaccination starting Jan. 29.
Mayor Adams Stresses Need To Keep Schools Open As Omicron SpreadsMayor Eric Adams says he is focused on keeping schools open as the city grapples with the Omicron variant.
Nonessential Procedures On Pause At 40 New York Hospitals After Single-Day COVID RecordGov. Kathy Hochul said the solution to this winter surge is getting vaccinated and boosted. Hochul said vaccination rates among children are still too low and urged parents and guardians to act.
New Jersey COVID Hospitalizations Reach Highest Rate Since April 2020Nationally, COVID hospitalizations are up in 46 states, a 40% rise from the previous week's average.
Hempstead Union Free School District Distributes Thousands Of At-Home COVID Test Kits To FamiliesParents had to show a form listing their child's school and ID number.
New Jersey Mother Angry, Humiliated Over JetBlue's Treatment After 2-Year-Old With Autism Refused To Wear Mask On FlightVideo shows a rotating crew of flight attendants standing over the mother as she desperately tries to get her 2-year-old to wear his mask.
Omicron's Spread Prompts Booster Mandate For Health Care Workers, New Requirements For Nursing Home Visits In N.Y.Hochul said workers should get the booster within two weeks of eligibility, which is five months after being fully vaccinated. 
Congressman Wants Investigation Into Andover Nursing Home Where Hundreds Of Residents, Staff Members Have COVIDIt's the same facility where 17 bodies were found stacked in makeshift morgues during the height of the pandemic in 2020.
NYC COVID Hospitalizations On The Rise As Doctors Grow More Concerned About 'Flurona' TrendThe record surge in COVID cases is impacting New York City hospitals and doctors are bracing for a "flurona" trend.