Which states have dropped mask mandates and why

By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Five states -- Texas, Mississippi, Iowa, Montana and North Dakota -- have ended, or soon will end, statewide mask mandates, despite the looming threat of COVID-19 and highly transmissible variants.They're joining... Read More.

Winter weather delays COVID-19 vaccinations in at least 11 states

BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Snowstorms and freezing temperatures wreaking havoc across the country are also taking a significant toll on COVID-19 vaccination programs, as multiple states were forced to reschedule appointments and temporarily shut down some mass inoculation distribution... Read More.