(New York) — The availability of food and how crops will fare as a result of climate change has long been of interest to environmental researchers, but scientists are now finding other threats to food supplies that can severely impact global food security. Climate change... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While states like Missouri end a second month enduring a surge in COVID-19 cases as the more contagious delta variant spreads, public health officials across the country are hearing the same story from an increasing number of people getting the vaccine:... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As COVID-19 cases surge across much of the United States and many vaccinated people return to indoor masking, a pattern appears to be emerging -- the same states that are seeing the biggest increases in COVID-19 infections also have high rates... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vaccine lotteries and other incentives designed to encourage COVID-19 vaccination after the rate steeply declined didn't consistently raise numbers as many public health officials had hoped. Now, officials are turning to community partnerships and other means of engagement to drive vaccinations --... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In Wyoming's Teton County, nearly 60% of residents are fully vaccinated -- almost double the statewide vaccination rate. It's an effort that has been noticed in the state, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country and where several... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Cancer death rates continue to decline, with decreases in melanoma and lung cancer death rates leading that trend, according to a new report. The report, published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Thursday, includes data from 2001 to 2018, meaning... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- California and New York, two states that imposed strict COVID-19 measures throughout the pandemic and were among the hardest hit, lifted most restrictions on Tuesday to much fanfare. In California, the most populous state and the first to implement a stay-at-home order,... Read More.
(GREENVILLE, S.C.) -- Three weeks out from President Joe Biden's deadline to have 70% of adult Americans vaccinated from COVID-19, Vice President Kamala Harris hit the road Monday in an effort to boost lagging vaccination rates across the Southern U.S. -- and as experts... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Americans begin to travel at the highest rate since the pandemic started, United Airlines is encouraging people to get vaccinated by giving away a chance to win free flights for anyone who uploads a photo of their vaccine card. The “Your... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — New York's Hamilton County is rural, remote and Republican. It also has one of the highest vaccination rates in the country. In general, vaccine hesitancy is estimated to be higher in rural areas, according to an ABC News analysis of county-level data.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Birth and fertility rates in the United States dropped to record lows again last year, according to provisional data in a new report published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The number of U.S. births in 2020 fell 4%... Read More.