By SARAH KOLINOVSKY and BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday planned to sign four executive actions pertaining to racial equity, including phasing out the use of private prisons at the federal level, according to senior administration... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 65.5 million people and killed over 1.5 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In another promising medical development, the biotechnology company Moderna has announced its COVID-19 vaccine could be up to 94.5% effective.The news comes a week after Pfizer announced its vaccine could be... Read More.
By SONY SALZMAN, TERI WHITCRAFT and ERIC M. STRAUSS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In a promising development, an initial glimpse at the data from Pfizer's ongoing late-stage clinical trial shows that the company's vaccine is more effective at preventing COVID-19... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than one million people worldwide.Over 33.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the... Read More.
By DAVE HARRISON, ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) -- As the race for a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine continues, one manufacturer has announced a major step in the right direction.American pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it... Read More.
By JOHN VERHOVEK and MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(DULUTH, Minn.) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden will make a campaign swing through Minnesota on Friday, a state Democrats have not lost in a presidential election since 1972 but saw an unexpectedly... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT and KARSON YIU, ABC News(HONG KONG) -- Once seen as the bastion of free press and speech in Asia, Hong Kong now appears to be changing day by day. Police detained the city's most prominent... Read More.
By: DR. LAITH ALEXANDER AND SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Ensuring Black and ethnic minority participation in coronavirus vaccine trials is key if we want a truly effective coronavirus vaccine, according to top epidemiology experts.This past week, as... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 650,000 people worldwide.Over 16.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Noubar Afeyan, co-founder and chairman of Moderna Therapeutics, said the biotech firm would become the first U.S. company to enter Phase III of a clinical trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine.
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A team of scientists at the University of Oxford released promising results showing their COVID-19 vaccine appears safe in an early-stage study — welcome news for one of the most advanced vaccine programs... Read More.