The prime minister has admitted to throwing "bring your own booze" parties at his official residence in London while ordinary Britons were told to stay away from unnecessary gatherings.
Skyrocketing COVID-19 case rates have caused officials In New York City and elsewhere to scale back their New Year's Eve celebrations. Around the country, people are facing tough decisions.
Mask mandates and other interventions can help stop a surge, even where vaccination rates are low, say scientists who've reviewed states' data. When the measures start and how long they last matters.
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a tentative statewide reopening date of June 15, provided vaccine availability increases and hospitalizations remain low.
With a spike in COVID-19 cases colliding with cold weather and the holidays, many Americans are facing difficult decisions about whether and how to socialize.
Previous spikes in South Korea were linked to outbreaks at churches and protests. Health officials say the current wave appears to have no links to any major groups or events.
Leaders of a national Christian medical group write that Christians who gather now could appear not to "care that we may be contributing to others getting this illness because of our selfishness."
Kate Brown, Oregon's Democratic governor, discusses why she's ordering new coronavirus restrictions and how she hopes the state can deal with the pandemic without more federal funding assistance.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker implements new mask mandates and stay-at-home orders as confirmed coronavirus cases surge in the state.