A Pentagon official installed in a top policy job last week has tested positive for COVID-19, the Pentagon said Thursday, just days after he met with the Lithuanian defense minister, who had contracted the virus.
Two pharmaceutical companies, Moderna and Pfizer, have developed vaccines that have been shown to be more than 90% effective against the coronavirus.
Just weeks before the carrier Gerald R. Ford got underway for a post-delivery test and trial period in early November, a “small number” aboard tested positive for COVID-19 and were pulled off the ship to quarantine.
Navy leaders have, for the third time, postponed service-wide fitness tests as the U.S. sees its most troubling jump in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a backlog of about 300,000 new disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the head of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) said Tuesday.
As COVID-19 cases surge across the country, a 10th U.S. service member – an Army reservist – has succumbed to the illness, Pentagon officials said Monday.
Reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 is possible. Researchers have published case studies with unequivocal supporting evidence for reinfection.
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The number of suicides and the suicide rate among U.S. veterans remained relatively flat in 2018 compared with the previous year – a stubbornly steady state that the Department of Veterans Affairs hopes to attack with new initiatives such as outreach to veterans not in the VA health system and counseling on safe storage of firearms.