(NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 delta variant is spreading rapidly through Missouri and state officials are turning to wastewater for answers. The delta variant, which first emerged in India last fall, now accounts for about 10% of new virus cases in the U.S., according to... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (TAMPA, Fla.) — Florida officials are urging residents in the surrounding areas of a wastewater storage pond to heed evacuation orders ahead of a potential overflow of polluted water. On Friday, the Manatee County Public Safety Department warned of... Read More.
BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in Manatee County on Saturday because of a leak at a wastewater storage pond, the collapse of which officials called "imminent." The Manatee County Public Safety Department... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 961,000 people worldwide.Over 31.1 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, MATT ZARRELL and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 779,000 people worldwide.Over 22 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the... Read More.