(NEW YORK) -- With many students heading back to school soon, researchers are gathering information that can help schools set COVID protocols. Some devices being studied are portable air purification units, which could add a layer of protection and slow the spread of aerosols and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pfizer and BioNTech have released initial data from a study on booster shots for their COVID-19 vaccine, saying a third dose delivered about six months after the second shot has shown neutralization titers are five to 10 times higher than after... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Americans come out of a year of lockdowns and quarantine, many people are looking forward to outdoor celebrations, barbecues and summer beach days. But with increased time outdoors, there is also an increased need for sun protection. And according to the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration now says it supports waiving the intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, opening the door for their possible manufacturing by companies and countries around the world, beyond those that invented them. It is a historic shift and one that advocates... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- If you have a weakened immune system, the COVID-19 vaccines may have a reduced effectiveness for you. Experts say it's still very important for you and those around you to get vaccinated, but it may be necessary for those with compromised... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- People who test positive for antibodies after being sick with the virus that causes COVID-19 may have protection against reinfection for at least a few months, according to a new study.Researchers... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Trump's four adult children and their two spouses are receiving Secret Service protection for an additional six months following Trump's departure from office, former administration officials confirmed to ABC News.Additionally,... Read More.
By DR. LEAH CROLL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As America waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's director, Robert Redfield, said we all might be better protected by simply continuing to wear masks. His comments... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The NCAA has stepped up to protect student-athletes' welfare amid the ongoing pandemic as it pertains to scholarships, eligibility and player health for the 2020 fall season.The NCAA Board of Governors... Read More.
By BECKY WORLEY, ANTHONY KANE, ROBYN WEIL and ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As more states make wearing face coverings in public mandatory, many wonder if masks with filters are more effective."Any cloth mask is going... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Fast-food workers across the country protested the allegedly unsafe work conditions at major fast food chains amid complaints about a lack of adequate COVID-19 protection.Fast-food staffers across Illinois and California filed... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After a years-long battle, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has rolled back a series of proposed limitations to payday loans in a move advocacy groups call a "grave error" that could potentially trap vulnerable... Read More.