(NEW YORK) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones was offered tenure at the journalism school of her alma mater, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, but she won’t be taking it. Instead, she will go to Howard University after her tenure was initially blocked... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pregnant women with COVID-19 had a higher risk of complications and death than those who did not contract the virus, adding further evidence to the increased risks the virus poses during pregnancy, according to a new study. The global study, published Thursday... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Nebraska study on asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in schools has found that infection rates may be higher than previously believed. OPS PROTECTS, an Omaha Public School district program in a partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, found that infection rates... Read More.
By Dr. Sara Yumeen, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The rates of disability among U.S. children are increasing, with the highest rate of disability among Native American children, according to a newly released brief by the U.S. Census Bureau.More... Read More.
By DR. TARUN JAIN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The number of children and adolescents with COVID-19 in Mississippi may be more than 10 times the number of previously reported cases, according to a new study.Pediatricians have previously suggested that because... Read More.
By DR. NICHOLAS NISSEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A year ago, the U.S. was in the grips of an epidemic -- the scourge of opioid addiction, with more than 70,000 lives lost to drug overdoses in 2019, according to the National Institute... 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 MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 61 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One in 10 residents in Maricopa County, Arizona, has had coronavirus, according to antibody testing done by the the county health department.The results of the 11-day serosurvey conducted by the Maricopa County... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 633,000 people worldwide.Over 15.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus,... Read More.
By DR. SHANTUM MISRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19 may be spreading the disease unknowingly, but to what extent? According to new data published in JAMA, the rate of coronavirus infection in different parts of the United... Read More.