(SAN DIEGO) -- Indoor mask mandates returned Monday for the San Diego Unified School District schools and offices as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations tick up in the county. Mandatory masking in indoor public spaces will be required for all students, teachers and staff at least... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Officials in Philadelphia are recommending residents start wearing masks indoors again due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. Data shows the city is currently averaging 94 new cases of COVID-19 per day. This marks a 50% increase in infections over the last 10 days. Additionally,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Officials in New York City have reinstated the city's mask advisory while indoors as the omicron variant continues to spread around the globe. City health officials are "strongly recommending" that all residents wear masks inside public settings such as grocery stores, building... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Bars and restaurants are once again at the forefront of a polarizing business decision 16 months into the pandemic: Whether or not they should require patrons to wear masks inside or show vaccination status in order to dine safely. Parts of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Disney Parks has updated its mask policy for all visitors regardless of vaccine status after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its mask guidance following the surge in COVID infections. The high-traffic theme parks in Florida and California announced late... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 610,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 57% of Americans... Read More.
(CHESTER COUNTY, S.C.) -- An active search is underway in South Carolina for an accused murderer who reportedly opened fire at deputies during a high-speed chase Monday. Tyler Donnett Terry, 27, is described as "armed and extremely dangerous," and York and Chester Police say he... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Americans have been strongly urged to stay home for the holidays and cancel in-person gatherings amid a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, but the White House said it's still planning to host holiday parties... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After some back-and-forth, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention again confirmed the virus that causes COVID-19 can be spread through airborne transmission even when people are more than 6 feet away from... Read More.
BY: DR. ALEXIS E. CARRINGTON and SONY SALZMAN(NEW YORK) -- A new study at the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering showed ventilation systems can change the spread of aerosolized and potentially virus-containing particles in common indoor areas.... Read More.
By Eden David, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As states begin to adjust to a new normal and people start spending more time indoors, experts and local officials are starting to consider the role air filtration and ventilation may play in... Read More.