(WASHINGTON) -- If you’re going to Starbucks or Target, bring your mask. But if you swing by Trader Joe’s, you can leave it in the car, assuming you are fully vaccinated of course. That said, if you’re taking public transportation to get there, you’ll... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The new government guidance that fully vaccinated Americans can return to life without masks marked a turning point for the nation's reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, but it also sparked many questions, including from parents. Under the new guidance from the U.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.
(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will no longer recommend masks for fully-vaccinated Americans indoors or outdoors, including in crowds, according to sweeping new guidance announced Thursday. The new recommendation, which carves out exceptions for buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters,... Read More.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Citing the "preponderance of the available evidence from U.S. schools," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that 3-feet of distance among students is sufficient in the classroom so long as masks... Read More.
By SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Peering over the brim of our masks or into the glow of group Zoom chats, we have watched the COVID-19 pandemic upend our world, and how we relate to it.After having spent more... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Even though some states have lifted mask mandates, police and law enforcement experts say you can still face charges if you refuse to wear a mask at a store, restaurant or business that... Read More.
BY: JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Despite an increase in the number of people who have received COVID-19 vaccines, Americans should not stop wearing masks, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday. "With the vaccine, we're now on the offense,... Read More.
BY: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization characterized the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. In the days, weeks and months that followed, millions of Americans started working and learning remotely, social distancing became the... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's COVID-19 response team announced Wednesday it would make 25 million masks available to Americans at community health centers and food banks."We will deliver more than 25 million masks across... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In New York City, which was the U.S. epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, the mayor is asking residents to wear two masks until at least June."Through... Read More.