(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an online calculator Thursday to help people determine if they should isolate or quarantine after contracting COVID-19 or being exposed to someone with the virus. The tool can be accessed on a desktop or on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.4 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 832,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 62.3% of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Amidst growing pressure as COVID-19 cases surge across the country, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now announced that it will shorten the recommended isolation time for asymptomatic people who test positive for COVID-19, and update guidance... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Adding more insight into the CDC’s updated mask guidance, newly published details of the Provincetown outbreak raise concern that the now-dominant delta variant may be able to spread among fully vaccinated people. Following multiple large gatherings in Provincetown, Mass., from July 3-17, investigators... Read More.
Saturday Night Live revived Kate McKinnon's interpretation of Dr. Anthony Fauci to discuss the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's announcement that fully vaccinated Americans may enjoy certain indoor activities without having to wear a mask. In order to help illustrate exactly what the new guidance means, McKinnon's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- At least five states and a string of local leaders are holding off on changing their mask mandates following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidance that allows fully vaccinated Americans to go without masks indoors or outdoors. At least... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Thursday celebrated the federal government’s new guidance on mask-wearing as "a great milestone." "I think it’s a great milestone, a great day,” Biden said during remarks after walking out into the White House Rose Garden not wearing a mask.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A D.C. district judge ruled Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not have the authority to uphold a federal eviction moratorium, which was put in place to prevent those behind on rent because of the pandemic from being... Read More.
By SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The president of a major teacher's union, the American Federation of Teachers' Randi Weingarten, is raising concerns about recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that loosens social distancing requirements in classrooms.The... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(TYLER, Texas) -- A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's pandemic eviction ban is unconstitutional.J. Campbell Barker, a Trump-nominated judge in the Eastern District of Texas, issued the... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 819,000 people worldwide.Over 23.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.