(ATLANTA) -- Vermont is one of the most vaccinated states in the country and has served as a model for its COVID-19 response throughout the pandemic. But now, the state is experiencing its worst COVID-19 surge yet, with several factors -- including its own... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is set to speak to the nation Thursday afternoon to lay out what the White House said is a new six-part strategy to combat the delta variant, but it was unclear whether he would call for more vaccination mandates... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the CDC estimating that the delta variant accounts for more than 90% of new COVID cases in the U.S., scientists are still learning more about what makes this variant different from prior versions of the virus. There are dozens of COVID-19... 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) -- With the pandemic causing uncertainty, isolation and disruptions in routine, research has continued to show increases in far-reaching physical and mental health problems -- and now, dentists are noting that teeth grinding and jaw clenching, known as bruxism, also seem to... Read More.
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assigned two federal "surge team" members to Missouri this week to help fight the state's COVID-19 surge. Missouri is among a growing list of states that have seen rising infections, with new cases increasing... Read More.
(KABUL) -- The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan is suffering from a COVID-19 crisis as the virus sweeps across Afghanistan in a devastating third wave destabilizing the already fractured country. Staff have been placed on a severe lockdown as dozens of employees have been hospitalized, filling... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite locking down in March 2020 and enacting strict social-distancing measures, Toronto is seeing hospitals and intensive care units near capacity as the city battles its worse COVID-19 wave yet. "Sick Kids, our main children's hospital, has had to open up ICU... Read More.
By MIKE LEVINE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Early last year, as Border Patrol agents in Texas escorted an international news crew into what authorities say is the most remote area along the entire southwest border, someone in the group noticed a man... Read More.
BY: ADAM KELSEY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON ) — Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that he did not anticipate the COVID-19 pandemic death toll in the United States would reach current levels, lamenting that indoor activity and holiday travel has facilitated virus transmission and... Read More.
By OLIVIA RUBIN, SOO RIN KIM and MARK NICHOLS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With Election Day just hours away, coronavirus cases are rising in every key political battleground state around the country, according to an ABC News analysis, a striking reality that highlights... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 658,000 people worldwide.Over 16.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus,... Read More.