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Nebraska health care workers will care for all comers, one doctor said, "But it's getting old when every person who rolls through the door, it's like, 'Yup, unvaccinated. Again.'"
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first U.S. case of omicron as the new variant spreads around the world. …
The Husker legend stressed that unvaccinated COVID-19 patients in the state's hospitals outnumber those who are vaccinated by 11 to 1.
"Our clients were told, 'Don't worry about it, she'll be OK.' She suffered profound seizures and will never be the same," attorney Joe Cullan said.
An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.S.-authorized pill to treat the coronavirus faces one final hurdle Tuesday: A panel of government experts.
An average of 483 Nebraska hospital beds were occupied by COVID-19 patients last week, up from 460 the previous week. On Sunday, 528 people were hospitalized with the coronavirus, the highest figure since early January.
Hildreth Fire and Rescue delivered a baby fewer than 48 hours after specialized, high-tech training on emergency obstetrics from the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Simulation-in-Motion Nebraska.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's rapid increase in COVID-19 cases attributed to the new omicron variant is resulting in mostly mild symptoms, doctors say.
(AP) — Back in the spring, Pauline Criel and her cousins talked about reuniting for Thanksgiving at her home near Detroit after many painful months of seclusion because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police say they will pursue five intentional-homicide charges in the deadly parade crash in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Eighteen of the more than 40 people injured by an SUV that plowed through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday were children ages 3-16, officials said.
Mickey Guyton has revealed her baby son is on the mend after coming down with a "severe bug" that landed the tot in ICU briefly.
UNMC and Nebraska Medicine researchers are seeking patients for a clinical trial testing if a drug can prevent COVID in adults who live with someone with COVID.
A surge in cases in the Upper Midwest has some Michigan schools keeping students at home ahead of Thanksgiving and the military sending medical teams to Minnesota to relieve hospital staffs overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients.
A Maine woman on a ventilator for 60 days after contracting COVID-19 was just a day from having life support turned off when she suddenly woke up.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Tuesday to authorize its experimental pill for COVID-19, setting the stage for a likely launch this winter of a promising treatment that can be taken at home.
Hospitals in Michigan and Minnesota on Tuesday reported a wave of COVID-19 patients not seen in months as beds were filled with unvaccinated people and health care leaders warned that staff were being worn down by yet another surge.
The state recorded 6,137 new coronavirus cases in the week ending Friday, up from 5,202 the previous week, part of a surge in Northern states as cooler weather sends people indoors.
America Ferrera was left to fend for her two young kids after going through a stressful C-section when her husband had a coronavirus scare.
Brooke Shields didn’t take painkillers after her horror fall earlier this year, becuase she was worried she would develop a reliance on opioids.
The contagious delta variant is driving up COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Mountain West and fueling disruptive outbreaks in the North, a worrisome sign of what could be ahead this winter in the U.S.
Some 56.5% of all Nebraskans now are fully vaccinated, up from 56.2% a week ago. However, that’s still below the 58.4% national rate and ranks 24th among states.
The dashboard will include the same data on COVID-19 as was included before the latest scaling back, the governor said, plus data related to flu and RSV in the state.