(NEW YORK) -- With over a third of the United States population now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, scientists hope to preserve this newly acquired immunity as the pandemic continues. Now, researchers are exploring whether we might all need booster shots in the coming months... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The virus causing COVID-19 has begun to recede, just slightly, in the U.S. As experts predicted, the pandemic is operating on less of a light switch than a dimmer -- dialing back and forth in different pockets of the country. For once... Read More.
(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) -- As COVID-19 vaccines have rolled out and the world begins to slowly reopen, a Michigan mother is encouraging others to continue living with caution as her child fights the virus. "This is serious and it's killing people," Andrea Bell told Good... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than a year after a "mysterious pneumonia" sickened workers at a seafood market in China, scientists are still gathering clues about where SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes COVID-19 -- emerged from. "It's critical to understand where this virus came from,... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER and SONDY SALZMAN, ABC News(GENEVA) -- The World Health Organization and China released a long-awaited joint report into the origins of COVID-19 on Tuesday, pointing to transmission from bats to another animal and subsequently to humans as... Read More.
BY: ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — New York detected its first case of the coronavirus variant initially found in Brazil, known as P.1, joining the ranks of at least 18 states reporting cases of the new variant. The case, a Brooklyn... Read More.
By DR. MISHAL REJA, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A new study suggests that former President Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric around the coronavirus, which is believed to have originated in China, helped spark anti-Asian Twitter content and "likely perpetuated racist attitudes."
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An Asian American mother allegedly was spit at while holding her baby and called "Chinese virus" in Queens, New York City, on Tuesday morning.The woman, 25, told police the incident took... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized use of a third COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S., declaring the Johnson & Johnson vaccine safe and effective in adults 18 and older.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- People who test positive for antibodies after being sick with the virus that causes COVID-19 may have protection against reinfection for at least a few months, according to a new study.Researchers... Read More.
By: LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- During the coronavirus pandemic's deadly peak last summer, Maggie Saldana begged her parents to stay home and not work. Saldana feared that her father, a grape picker, and her mother, an employee at a... 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.