COVID-19 in Virginia

Pause for Johnson & Johnson vaccine extended as federal health panel wrestles with next...

WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel said...

Virginia hospitals saw fewer births and more substance abuse-related stays in 2020

Hospitals in Virginia recorded a significant decline in birth-related visits throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, while alcohol- and drug-related hospitalizations rose compared to previous yearsThe...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine suspension: What this means for you

By Dr. William Petri, University of VirginiaThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration on April 13, 2021, halted...

There’s a temporary halt on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations in Virginia. Here’s why

Virginia will temporarily stop administering doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as federal health agencies review six reported cases — out of millions...

Virginia will temporarily stop administering Johnson & Johnson vaccine as federal agencies review a...

Virginia will temporarily stop administering doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as federal health agencies review six reported cases — out of millions...

COVID-19 cases are growing among younger Virginians, worrying state health officials

Virginia data suggests that children and younger adults are contributing in a major way to the continued spread of COVID-19 — a trend that’s...

Virginia doctors worry that pandemic burnout could push providers out of the field

One of Dr. Riva Kamat’s most jarring memories from the past year was an 11-year-old patient struggling to breathe.“He was COVID-positive, he was doing...

Virginia to pilot COVID-19 testing program in public schools

Virginia is one of a growing number of states exploring testing as a way to combat COVID-19 in K-12 schools.Dr. Laurie Forlano, a deputy...

Virginia to expand vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older by mid-April

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that the state will expand vaccine eligibility to all Virginians 16 and older by April 18.The news puts Virginia...

Special report: Dozens of members of Congress are vaccinated against COVID-19, but some still...

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress were among the first people in the U.S. to have access to the sought-after COVID-19 vaccine when the initial doses became...