(WASHINGTON) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday reversed its mask guidance to specifically target areas of the country with the highest levels of the coronavirus and recommended that everyone in those areas, vaccinated or not, wear a mask as the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's top COVID officials are set to testify before Congress on Tuesday as guidance on masks is splintering at the local level -- with some cities and medical organizations recommending a return to universal mask wearing, despite federal guidance that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Health experts, including an influential group of pediatricians, are pushing back on federal guidance that vaccinated Americans can go without masks, warning that the honor system has failed to keep many people safe in the face of the delta variant. The American Academy... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Students who are vaccinated don’t have to wear masks in school this fall unless they are riding the school bus or their school decides otherwise, according to new guidance released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new federal guidelines... Read More.
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Dozens of children repeat after their instructor's dance moves to K-pop group NCT Dream's latest song "Hot Sauce," as sweat drips from their foreheads. These children, all around 8 years old, are intensely following their instructor's every move as their parents'... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Gabby Rodriguez was in high school in Texas, she said the only sexual education she received was about abstinence and referred to sex between a male and a female only. Four years later, as a senior in college, Rodriguez identifies as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Making sense of COVID guidance for children as summer starts What to know about the latest vaccine trials and how the pandemic has affected kids’ mental health. When the coronavirus pandemic shut down the nation last spring, millions of children across the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention works on federal guidance for masking in schools, states have begun to take matters into their own hands, pushing ahead and leaning away from masks for the fall. The result -- a patchwork of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In an effort to boost youth vaccination rates, some New York City schools began offering shots to students 12 and older on Friday. The pilot program started with pop-up vaccine clinics at four schools in the Bronx, and will be followed by... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Anti-Asian hate incidents continue to rise across the country, one legislator seeks to combat racism with a new law requiring Asian American studies in public schools Illinois state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz said she wants to fight "ignorance" with the Teaching Equitable Asian-American History... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Thanks to regular, strategic COVID-19 testing, over a dozen Utah high schools were able to save more than 100,000 days of in-person learning this winter and likely helped reduce spread of the virus, a recent analysis from the Centers for Disease... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Once someone who said she felt she had no options, a teenager now has been accepted to more than 50 colleges for the upcoming academic year, according to her high school. Destiny Jackson, 18, ran away from an abusive home in Philadelphia... Read More.