Families who lost loved ones to COVID are clamoring for $7K funeral funds

Lottie Cotton a 73-year-old longtime San Francisco public school elementary school advisor, is one of the more than 500,000 people in the United States who have died of coronavirus since the pandemic first broke out last year, and now her family is hoping to be reimbursed for her funeral through a new program authorized last month.

Dr. Fauci: Whatever COVID-19 vaccine is available, take it

Dr. Anthony Fauci is urging the public to get whatever COVID-19 vaccine is available instead of waiting for the slightly more effective Pfizer or Moderna shots: "The longer one waits not getting vaccinated, the better chance the virus has to get a variant or mutation."

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US

February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. Flu has virtually disappeared from the U.S., with reports coming in at far lower levels than anything seen in decades.