(WASHINGTON) -- New -- though limited -- data released on Wednesday morning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that people who haven't been vaccinated against monkeypox were 14 times more likely to get infected than vaccinated people. The data is drawn from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — As we approach the fall, there is a renewed push to get Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, particularly the elderly and the vulnerable, who continue to bear the brunt of the nation's COVID-19 crisis. Although over 61 million people, over the age of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the highly infectious omicron COVID-19 variant spreading rapidly across the country and overwhelming the health care system, health officials have been pleading with Americans to get vaccinated and boosted. "The doctors and data have made crystal clear, vaccinations and boosters provide... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- If it's been six months or more since your second COVID-19 vaccine shot, you may be wondering whether you qualify for a booster. In September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed an independent panel's recommendation that older adults, along with those... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 655,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine now greenlit for children 12 years old and up, those eagerly awaiting the moment now have to find a place to get it. The rollout will be a "multi-pronged approach," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory... 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 Ben Gittleson, Karen Travers and Sasha Pezenik, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday will call for states and cities to allow all Americans to be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by April 19, two weeks before... Read More.
By JUSTIN GOMEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden said he will direct states, tribes and territories to make all American adults eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1, in his first prime-time address Thursday.The president also... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New York teens who are 16 and older in juvenile detention centers, homeless shelters, and foster care facilities are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.The state's Office of Children and Family... Read More.
By DR. ADJOA SMALLS-MANTEY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Food and Drug Administration's emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has generated understandable excitement, but even as the first doses of the vaccine are administered, mixed messages have caused confusion about... Read More.