(NEW YORK) -- As avian flu outbreaks continue to ravage poultry production in the U.S. and overseas, turkey availability has drastically dropped and experts say the devastating wave shows no signs of letting up ahead of the Thanksgiving and holiday seasons. According to the U.S.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As children and teens continue to head back to classrooms, questions are arising about how much of a risk K-12 schools are when it comes to the spread of monkeypox. More than 18,400 cases have been diagnosed in the United States since... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the emergence of COVID-19 and the recent surge in monkeypox cases, scientists and doctors who specialize in infectious disease are issuing increasingly dire warnings, saying wealthy countries can no longer afford to ignore small outbreaks abroad. For decades, diseases that primarily... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization and UNICEF are warning of a "perfect storm" of circumstances fueling the potential for large-scale measles outbreaks, underscoring worrying signs of increased risk as infections around the globe this year are far above what they were this... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than 22 million infants across the globe didn't get their first measles vaccine dose last year, according to a joint statement Wednesday from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Two-thirds of those children live in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The debate over requiring children to wear masks at schools rages on, but not among doctors or scientists -- or teachers. Multiple recent studies have shown that masks effectively slow virus transmission and prevent school closures. Three such studies were just published... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 682,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.7 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After 16 months of coronavirus-related restrictions and requirements -- mask mandates, social distancing, extensive state of emergencies -- nearly every jurisdiction in the country has now moved to ease up or, for some, completely lift them. The move comes as many communities... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When 28 residents in two Rochester, New York, nursing homes tested positive for COVID-19 last month, officials there saw the unexpected outbreak as a stark reminder of the potency of the coronavirus vaccine. While much of the country was lining up for... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tyson Foods said it will offer free, on-site COVID-19 vaccinations to thousands of its front-line workers in Arkansas, Kansas, North Carolina and Iowa.The company said it is working with healthcare services... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. Navy ships deployed to the Middle East are experiencing coronavirus outbreaks and have arrived in Bahrain to isolate infected crew members, the Navy said in a statement Friday morning.The amphibious transport ship... Read More.
BY: IBTESSEM GEUNFOUD and DRAGANA JOVANOVIC(PRAGUE) -- At a "Farewell COVID" party in June, thousands of Prague residents dined outdoors at a 500-meter long table across the Charles Bridge to celebrate the end of the lockdown measures.The Czech... Read More.