(NEW YORK) -- In the early days of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, scientists were hopeful it might herald the long-awaited turning point of the pandemic, not only bringing the threat of severe disease, hospitalization and death to an end, but also completely halting the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Moderna's bid for FDA authorization for its two-dose vaccine for children comes with lower efficacy against infection than previous vaccines, but the company and some experts say it will offer strong protection against illness from tougher strains like Omicron. The pharmaceutical company submitted... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Half of parents in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll are skeptical about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines for children, potentially a key barrier as the government seeks to boost uptake. Numerous recent surveys have found substantial numbers of parents hesitant... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 623,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.3 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Since the emergence of several new COVID-19 variants across the globe, scientists have been racing to understand their impact on vaccines.Early laboratory experiments showed worrying signs that one variant -- the one that... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Food and Drug Administration appears to be on track to authorize Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine this week in the same process used to evaluate and issue emergency authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.FDA... Read More.
By KAITLYN FOLMER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Plexiglass dividers in indoor and outdoor settings have become ubiquitous in restaurant dining rooms, grocery store checkouts, banks, public transportation and office cubicles during the pandemic. They even became a topic of... Read More.
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Moderna announced Monday it will ask the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization (EUA) for its COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second company, after Pfizer, to seek EUA for a COVID-19... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, JORDYN PHELPS, and LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the U.S. neared 150,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump doubled down on his defense of an unproven drug to treat COVID-19 and offered a rosy... Read More.