(NEW YORK) -- Pfizer just released its first safety data about COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, reassuring parents that a safe and effective vaccine soon could be available for those younger than 12. A trial of 2,268 children showed that a smaller... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 649,000 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) -- Starting next week, 150 Connecticut college students will begin training to go out into communities in their state that are lagging in vaccination rates and try to combat COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among young adults. The program comes as the nation enters a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A dozen states passed a major vaccine milestone Wednesday as more than 70% of their adult populations have received at least one coronavirus vaccine dose, according to health data. The situation, however, contrasts with a handful of states, most of which are in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than half of U.S. adults have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine, but children remain unimmunized and unprotected from potential infection. The American Academy of Pediatrics is now reporting that in some states, up to 18% of all COVID-19 cases... Read More.
(CALEXICO, Calif.) -- Shocking video shows smugglers lower a 2-year-old girl and 6-year-old boy down by a rope over a 30-foot section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall early Thursday. Around 3:15 a.m., Customs and Border Protection cameras observed a total of three adults and two... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- All adults in the United States are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines starting Monday, with all 50 states and Washington, D.C., meeting the April 19 deadline President Joe Biden had set for opening eligibility. Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont were... Read More.
By Dr. Neha Chaudhary, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- For years, science has looked at what makes someone resilient and able to positively adapt in the face of adversity.While early studies suggested that resilience depends on inherent traits that... Read More.
By Stephanie Ebbs and John Brownstein, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As more older Americans get vaccinated, an increasing number of new COVID-19 cases are impacting younger adults, prompting warnings that Americans remain vigilant in an effort to prevent more people... Read More.
By ZOE MAGEE, ABC News(LONDON) -- Long-awaited preliminary data from final-stage testing in the United States of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by England's University of Oxford and British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca shows the two-dose shot is highly effective in all... Read More.