By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A study released Tuesday by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases provided strong evidence that the coronavirus vaccines will stand up against the new variants.Researchers at the agency, which is... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Just days after he loosened COVID-19 restrictions for businesses, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday that an indefinite pause is being implemented on further measures to reopen the state because of the coronavirus... Read More.
BY: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The New York and United Kingdom variants account for an estimated 51% of new COVID-19 cases in New York City, mayoral adviser Dr. Jay Varma said Wednesday. The New York variant represents about 39% of all samples sequenced in the... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Johnson & Johnson and the FDA on Wednesday released respective detailed analysis on the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine, with the FDA announcing the company's data meets the requirements for the emergency... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Johnson & Johnson and the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday released respective detailed analysis on the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine, with the FDA announcing the company's data meets the requirements for the... Read More.
By ZACHARY ORLINS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Scientists have identified seven new coronavirus variants that have emerged in the United States, according to a study awaiting peer review.All seven variants contained a similar mutation and were found to have emerged... Read More.
By MATTHEW VANN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As public health officials warn that the new COVID-19 variant originating in the U.K. could become dominant across the U.S. by March, the nation’s largest testing companies and laboratories say their coronavirus tests are prepared... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 103 million people worldwide and killed over 2.2 million of them, according to real-time data... Read More.
By DR. MISHAL REJA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As new COVID-19 variants emerge that are potentially more contagious, specialists say that masks are more important than ever because they will lower the spread of the virus regardless of the variant."The... Read More.
By VICTOR ORDONEZ, SONY SALZMAN and BOB WOODRUFF, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Around the globe, scientists are studying new and more contagious COVID-19 variants, and their potential impact on vaccines."It's not a surprise that we're seeing variants -- viruses do... Read More.
By DR. SEAN LLEWELLYN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Scientists around the world are on the lookout for new COVID-19 variants, which are caused by mutations of the virus when its replication machinery makes an error. Experts say these mutations and... Read More.
By DR. SEAN LLEWELLYN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In recent months, new variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been popping up all over the world, and experts say even more will continue to be identified as this pandemic... Read More.