9th child in US tests positive for monkeypox

(NEW YORK) -- A child in Oregon has tested positive for monkeypox, state health officials announced Wednesday, marking the ninth reported pediatric case in the U.S. "We have a known connection to a previously diagnosed case," Dr. Dean Sidelinger, health officer and state epidemiologist at... Read More.

8th child in US tests positive for monkeypox

(NEW YORK) -- At least eight children in the U.S. have now tested positive for monkeypox, after health officials in Harris County, Texas, confirmed to ABC News that a presumptive case had been identified in a child under the age of 2. Officials reported the... Read More.

First lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

(WASHINGTON) -- First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, according to her office. Jill Biden tested negative on Monday during her routine testing, and then developed "cold-like symptoms" Monday night, according to her communications director, Elizabeth Alexander. "She tested negative again on a rapid... Read More.

7th child in US tests positive for monkeypox

(NEW YORK) -- A child in Martin County, Florida, has tested positive for monkeypox, state health data shows. Across the U.S., at least seven children have now tested positive for monkeypox. The child in Florida is between the ages of 0 and 4 years old,... Read More.

Biden, testing positive Friday, plans to visit Kentucky Monday

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to eastern Kentucky Monday to visit flood victims, the White House announced, despite another positive COVID-19 test Friday. Physician to the president Dr. Kevin O'Connor said in a letter Biden's cough "has almost completely... Read More.