BY: ANTHONY TROTTER AND MORGAN WINSOR, ABC NEWS (TOKYO) — Japan launched its mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Wednesday, months after other major economies did so and amid concerns over whether the drive would inoculate enough people in time for the already-delayed Tokyo... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART and LAUREN KING, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 30 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding Wednesday. All times Eastern:Feb 17, 9:13 amHarris... Read More.
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.
By MAX GOLEMBO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Most of the country is on alert for snow, ice and bitter cold as about 70.4% of the lower 48 states are covered by snow -- the highest level in a decade.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- When Rev. Miniard Culpepper, the senior pastor of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Boston, rolled up his sleeve last month alongside several other faith leaders, he wanted to "be a role model" and encourage... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(ST. PAUL, Minn.) -- The governor of Minnesota rolled out a plan on Monday intended to "jumpstart" the state's COVID-19 vaccination program with an emphasis on getting people over the age of 65 inoculated.Gov.... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When Russ Schwartz and Katherine Quirk saw that COVID-19 vaccine appointments were going to be distributed online, they immediately thought of their own parents and the senior citizen residents of the South Florida... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, EMILY SHAPIRO, IVAN PEREIRA, MEREDITH DELISO and JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 102.5 million people worldwide and killed over 2.2 million of them,... Read More.
By ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Being vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be a requirement to compete in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, organizers said Thursday.The 2020 Summer Olympics were supposed to kick off in the Japanese capital last year on July... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Governors and state health officials are facing a frustrating reality as they try to make more people eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine: They can vaccinate only as many people... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Florida will soon require proof of residency for people getting COVID-19 vaccines, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced this week.Starting Wednesday, people who show up for vaccines in Seminole County, Florida, will be asked to... Read More.
By DR. ROSE MARIE LESLIE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Despite receiving one or two doses of a coronavirus vaccine, multiple members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 since the riot at the U.S. Capitol.While currently available vaccines are highly... Read More.