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First Lady Jill Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19, Has “Mild Symptoms”

First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing “mild symptoms,” the White House announced Tuesday. President Joe Biden continues to test negative after recently recovering from the virus but will wear a mask indoors for 10 days as a precaution. The Bidens have been vacationing in South Carolina since Aug. 10, and […]

Where to Find the Best NIOSH-Approved KN95, N95 and KF94 Masks Online

Even as many U.S. cities no longer have mask mandates, many people are keeping respirators in their daily routines amid the rise of highly-infectious coronavirus variants.

China Eyes “Restart” of International Cooperation Post-Pandemic

The Chinese film industry is pointing to a rebound in box office receipts and attendance over the past 12 months as it arrives in Cannes not so much in person, but in the spirit of cinema’s gradual recovery from the global pandemic. The China Film Pavilion has been set up at the Marché du Film […]

Eric Clapton Cancels Two European Shows After Testing Positive for COVID

Eric Clapton, a critic of coronavirus vaccines and pandemic restrictions, has tested positive for COVID-19 and canceled two upcoming European gigs. Clapton’s upcoming shows in Zurich on Tuesday and Milan on Wednesday will be rescheduled, he announced on his Facebook page and official online site. The 77-year-old rocker tested positive following his concert at London’s […]

Cannes Market to Put Cinema’s COVID Rebound to the Test

The 75th Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off on Wednesday and unspools through May 28, feels like a return to Cinema (with a capital c). After two years of COVID pandemic-era lockdowns, virtual filmmaking and masked and socially-distant mini-events (like last year’s Cannes), the international movie business is hungering for the splashy combo of red […]

‘The Late Show’ Pauses Taping New Episodes as Stephen Colbert Experiences Possible COVID-19 “Recurrence”

The Late Show is hitting pause again, while host Stephen Colbert deals with what may be a “recurrence” of COVID-19. The official Twitter account for the CBS show tweeted on Monday: “Stephen is experiencing symptoms consistent with a recurrence of COVID. Out of an abundance of caution for his staff, guests, and audience, he will […]

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Tests Positive for COVID-19

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has tested positive for COVID-19. She tweeted the news Sunday. “Today I tested positive for COVID-19,” she posted. “Thankfully, I’m vaccinated and boosted, and I’m asymptomatic. I’ll be isolating and working remotely this week.” She ended with a reminder for folks to get their vaccines and boosters if they haven’t […]

Jon Batiste Postpones Premiere of ‘American Symphony’ at Carnegie Hall After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Jon Batiste has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be missing his musical appearances on The Late Show as well as postponing the premiere of American Symphony at Carnegie Hall. The Grammy winner, 35, posted news of his diagnosis via Instagram on Friday. “Hey family, I woke up yesterday and tested positive for COVID-19,” Batiste’s […]

Savannah Guthrie Tests Positive for COVID-19 for Second Time, Plans to Isolate on Mother’s Day

Savannah Guthrie has, for the second time, tested positive for COVID-19. The Today co-anchor posted her diagnosis via Instagram on Friday, sharing a picture of her rapid test result and writing in the caption that her symptoms include a just “a slight cold” so far. “So this happened – again! Covid +, air filter on […]

Stephen Colbert Updates Viewers on “Not Fun” Experience With COVID-19

Stephen Colbert returned to CBS’ Late Show on Monday night after having COVID-19, which, he told the audience, despite being “fully vaxxed and boosted,” was “no fun.” Colbert announced he tested positive on April 21, forcing the cancellation of that night’s show. The Late Show had a planned week off from taping new episodes last […]

Stephen Colbert Tests Positive for COVID-19, Upcoming ‘Late Show’ Episode Canceled

Stephen Colbert announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. “Yep! I tested positive for Covid, but basically, I’m feeling fine — grateful to be vaxxed and boosted,” he wrote on Twitter on Thursday. “Thank you for the well wishes.” Colbert also quipped about Ozark star Jason Bateman, who was expected to appear on the […]

New York City Mayor Eric Adams Tests Positive for COVID-19

New York City Mayor Eric Adams tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, his 100th day in office, according to a spokesperson. The first-term Democrat woke up with a raspy voice Sunday and took a PCR test that came back positive, spokesperson Fabien Levy said in a statement. Earlier Sunday, Levy had tweeted that Adams had […]