BY: ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC NEWS (CHICAGO) — Mercy Hospital survived the Civil War and the Great Depression and treated patients during the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. It is a safety-net hospital, serving the poor on the city's South Side. Yet, amid the coronavirus pandemic... Read More.
BY: DR. NICHOLAS NISSEN, ABC NEWS (BOSTON) — With Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine now granted FDA emergency use authorization, many Americans are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel, nine months after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World... Read More.
By DR. SHIELA BEROUKHIM AFRAHIMI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Hospitals across the U.S. are nearing critical capacity due to the rise in COVID-19 cases just as the winter flu season begins to threaten the country. Public officials and doctors worry that the... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With front-line doctors receiving the Pfizer vaccine and Moderna's vaccine on the cusp of authorization by the Food and Drug Administration, Americans may be wondering: What's the difference between the two?The short answer:... Read More.
By DANIELLE LONG, ABC News(LONDON) -- Ian McKellen is thankful and overjoyed that he was able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.The 81-year-old actor was among the first eligible groups of people to receive the first dose of the... Read More.
By AYANNA GILL, KNEZ WALKER, and ANTHONY RIVAS(NEW YORK) -- Lillie Tyson Head and her daughter, Carmen Head Thornton, have reason to be skeptical about the COVID-19 vaccine. After all, it was Head’s father, Freddie Lee Tyson, who was unknowingly... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATESVIA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- While there are a gazillion products that claim to zap zits, several people on TikTok have been demonstrating how hydrocolloid bandages have helped minimize their acne breakouts.One user on the... Read More.
By GRACE MANTHEY, JONATHAN FAGG and ADRIANA AGUILAR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With the U.S Food and Drug Administration authorizing the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and likely authorization of Moderna's on the horizon, the first vaccines are being delivered to medical... Read More.
By VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Millions of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be distributed before year’s end, but experts say more vaccines will need authorization if most Americans wish to be vaccinated in the months to... Read More.
By DR. SHIELA BEROUKHIM AFRAHIMI (NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has taken center stage in 2020, but medical experts want to remind Americans to get their yearly flu shots this winter season.There is a palpable sense of hope as Pfizer... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A boy with a rare genetic disease has found a forever home after he was abandoned as a toddler living in China.Earlier this year, Monica and Josh Poynter, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, adopted... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO and MATTHEW MOSK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- For many of the nation's elderly nursing home residents, the arrival Wednesday of the coronavirus vaccine represents the first glimmer of hope following a long, painful year -- but experts say significant... Read More.