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Kansas City mayor says city has a "painfully low" vaccination rate
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas said his city has a "painfully low" vaccination rate of 3.8.8%, and he said "we have to push back against negative messaging."
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Adams says pandemic is "spiraling out of control again" because of unvaccinated Americans
Former Surgeon General Jerome Adams tells "Face the Nation" that Americans should get vaccinated because it will help Americans "enjoy the freedoms we want to return to."
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Gottlieb says U.S. likely "much further in this epidemic than we're picking up
Former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb tells "Face the Nation" that the vast range of CDC modeling in the Delta variant indicates the U.S. is "much further along in this epidemic than we're picking up," and also "hopefully turning a corner."
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Delta variant drives fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic across the U.S.
CBS News senior correspondent Mark Strassmann reports that COVID-19 cases have spiked nearly 50% across the country.
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Surviving locked-in syndrome: How one man confounded expectations of death
Rushed to a Massachusetts emergency room four years ago, 28-year-old Jacob Haendel exhibited signs of stroke. Doctors thought Haendel was in a vegetative state and would soon die, but the one-time chef was very much awake and conscious, suffering from locked-in syndrome – a purgatory between life and death. Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with Haendel about his extraordinarily rare medical trauma, and about his remarkable recovery.
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Tokyo Olympics underway amid COVID-19 controversy
The Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan kicked off with an opening ceremony in a largely empty stadium Friday. The events are being held despite immense scrutiny from the Japanese public, who are dealing with a surge of coronavirus infections. Jamie Yuccas has more.
COVID-19 infections spike among the unvaccinated
The U.S. is experiencing yet another surge of coronavirus infections, mainly in states with low vaccination rates. Some health officials are predicting a peak of infections in October, with daily death rates tripling what they are now. Michael George has more.
French protesters march against vaccine mandates and passes
Most French adults are fully vaccinated and multiple polls indicate a majority of French people support the new measures.
17 new Olympic-related COVID-19 cases reported, bringing total to 127
The news of the new infections came just hours after the opening ceremony.
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Less than half of population in 16 states received at least one dose of COVID vaccine
The Biden administration is buying an additional 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, ahead of the potential need for booster shots and a vaccine for children under the age of 12 later this year. The action comes as the highly contagious Delta variant is driving up coronavirus infections across the country. Michael George has the latest.
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U.S. shipping 3.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine to Colombia
The doses are set to arrive on Sunday, two White House officials tell the U.S.
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Alabama governor says it's time to blame unvaccinated for COVID rise
"It's time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It's the unvaccinated folks that are letting us down," Ivey said of COVID cases in her state.
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Drug-resistant superbug fungus spreads in Texas and Washington, D.C.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of an outbreak of a superbug fungus that is attacking patients in Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas. Omar Villafranca has more.
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U.S. buys additional 200 million doses of Pfizer vaccine
The Biden administration ordered 200 million more doses of the Pfizer vaccine as COVID cases rise and some cities are implementing safety measures to prevent another wave. Lilia Luciano has more.
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