(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 637,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — As many parents wait for COVID-19 vaccines to be authorized for children younger than 12, doctors increasingly are alarmed at the rising number of kids who are missing routine vaccinations -- a trend that's had a domino effect from last year,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Public health officials are sticking with the recommendation that people get booster shots eight months after getting the COVID-19 vaccine, but that could change based on reviewing the data, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday. "We're still sticking with the eight months," the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new, peer reviewed study estimates that the delta variant of COVID-19 doubles the risk of being hospitalized compared to the prior alpha variant among unvaccinated people. The delta variant is the most highly transmissible strain seen yet, first emerging in India... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. intelligence agencies remain "divided on the most likely origins of COVID-19," after President Joe Biden's 90-day push for his intel community to "redouble their efforts" to find a more definitive conclusion regarding the source of the virus. In a declassified summary released... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A burgeoning online market for counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards is setting off alarm bells for federal health officials, who warn that the demand for fake proof of immunity is on the rise. The Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General tells ABC... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As many children return to in-person learning and adults end a period of working from home, experts are concerned about the upcoming flu season and its implications for hospitals that are already pushed to the limits of capacity due to the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella that may be linked to Italian-style meats. They reported 36 illnesses and 12 hospitalizations across 17 states and found that most people ate Fratelli Beretta brand uncured... Read More.
(CHESTERFIELD, Mo.) -- Dr. Steven Brown is on the front line of the battle against the surge of COVID-19 cases. But for him, the front line is also the home front. Working overnights, the 66-year-old critical care specialist manages hundreds of intensive care unit patients... Read More.
(ST. LOUIS) -- A Missouri mom whose newborn son passed away after she gave birth to him while battling COVID-19 is speaking out in order to urge pregnant women to get vaccinated. Vanessa Alfermann, a registered nurse from Franklin County, says she was 22 weeks... Read More.