BANGKOK — Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots.
BOISE, Idaho — In another ominous sign about the spread of the delta variant, Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health care rationing statewide and individual hospital systems in Alaska and Montana have enacted similar crisis standards amid a spike in the number of unvaccinated COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization.
A new report authored by Hawaii researchers highlights the value of separating public health data in order to identify and address racial disparities.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Within his first week back at school after a year and a half, 7-year-old Ben Medlin was exposed to a classmate with COVID-19, and he was sent home, along with 7,000 other students in the district, for 14 days of quarantine.
The state Department of Health today reported 581 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 89 new infections on the Big Island.
Hilo Medical Center continues to operate beyond its capacity amid the novel coronavirus surge.
Can kids be harmed wearing masks to fight against COVID? The science says no
An estimated 2,600 Los Angeles Police Department employees are citing religious objections to try to get out of the required COVID-19 vaccination. In Washington state, thousands of state workers are seeking similar exemptions.
The state Department of Health today reported 588 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 96 new infections on the Big Island.
Hawaii County’s Mass Transit Agency is partnering with Uber to provide access to rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments in as part of the county’s Hele-On Get Your Shot! campaign.
Two Oahu legislators have asked the state Department of Hawaiian Homelands to halt any plans to forcefully remove protesters who remain on Maunakea.
COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed back to levels not seen since last winter, erasing months of progress and potentially bolstering President Joe Biden’s argument for his sweeping new vaccination requirements.
The state Department of Health today reported 493 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 89 new infections on the Big Island.
State ponders Roth’s request to publicize list of those in quarantine; Ige says ‘it’s a balancing act’
The state is evaluating a proposal from Mayor Mitch Roth to publicly identify individuals who opt to quarantine after arriving on the island, Gov. David Ige said.
HONOLULU —Proof of vaccination or a negative test was required as of Monday to visit most Oahu businesses and state facilities.
The average person doesn’t need a COVID-19 booster yet, an international group of scientists — including two top U.S. regulators — wrote Monday in a scientific journal.
The state Department of Health today reported 423 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Hawaii, including 41 new infections on the Big Island.
Hilo Medical Center this month will open a monoclonal antibody clinic to treat patients with COVID-19.
LULING, La. — Tara Williams’ three little boys run shirtless because most of their clothes were swept away, and they stack milk crates beneath a blazing sun because their toys are all gone, too. Their apartment is barely more than a door dangling from a frame, the roof obliterated, most everything in it lost.
The state Department of Health today reported 461 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases statewide, including 82 on the Big Island.