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Marchers protest Romania's virus restrictions as cases soar

Protest comes as new daily infections, deaths rose in the European Union nation.
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April 10, 2021, 9:44 AM

COVID-19 cases top 75,000 for 2nd straight day

Michigan said hospital admissions have increased more than 30% over the past week.
April 10, 2021, 9:44 AM
COVID-19 cases top 75,000 for 2nd straight day
April 10, 2021, 3:04 AM

New COVID-19 surge in Michigan

Dr. Jen Ashton has the latest on a possible fourth surge.
April 10, 2021, 3:04 AM
New COVID-19 surge in Michigan
April 10, 2021, 1:16 AM

Thailand faces growing outbreak ahead of New Year travel

Thai authorities are struggling to contain a growing coronavirus outbreak just days before the country’s traditional Songkran New Year’s holiday, when millions of people travel
April 10, 2021, 1:16 AM
Thailand faces growing outbreak ahead of New Year travel
April 9, 2021, 11:09 PM

Britney Spears reacts to getting COVID-19 vaccine in new video with her boyfriend

Britney Spears is sharing her thoughts on getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
April 9, 2021, 11:09 PM
Britney Spears reacts to getting COVID-19 vaccine in new video with her boyfriend
April 9, 2021, 8:12 PM

Can you contract COVID-19 from takeout food?

Dr. Jen Ashton answers viewers’ coronavirus questions.
April 9, 2021, 8:12 PM
Can you contract COVID-19 from takeout food?
April 9, 2021, 2:21 PM

What to know about expected but rare 'breakthrough' COVID cases

Health departments and scientific studies have documented rare cases of people who got infected or sick with COVID-19 despite being vaccinated.
April 9, 2021, 2:21 PM
What health experts say about rare COVID-19 cases after full vaccination
April 9, 2021, 9:32 AM

Iraq blames public for new virus record, urges vaccinations

Iraq’s Health Ministry has warned of “dire consequences” ahead because citizens are not heeding coronavirus prevention measures, after the country reached a new high in daily infection rates
April 9, 2021, 9:32 AM
Iraq blames public for new virus record, urges vaccinations
April 9, 2021, 4:22 AM

Couple in their 90s reunited after COVID-19 separation

Virginia, 95, and Jack Byrne, 94, spent more than a year apart.
April 9, 2021, 4:22 AM
Couple in their 90s reunited after COVID-19 separation
April 9, 2021, 1:43 AM
Couple in their 90s reunited after being separated for over a year
April 9, 2021, 1:30 AM

Countries worldwide hit new records for virus cases, deaths

Nations around the world are setting new records for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections, and the disease is surging even in some countries that have kept the virus in check
April 9, 2021, 1:30 AM
April 9, 2021, 12:28 AM

In Peru, authorities allowed secret burials of virus victims

Herman Wong and dozens of other people were clandestinely buried almost a year ago in Iquitos, a city in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon
April 9, 2021, 12:28 AM
April 8, 2021, 9:06 PM

UK variant has become most dominant COVID strain in US, CDC says

The more contagious variant of coronavirus that was identified in the UK, the B-117 variant, has now become the dominant strain in the U.S.
April 8, 2021, 9:06 PM
UK variant has become most dominant COVID strain in US, CDC says
April 8, 2021, 8:19 PM

Is it safe to fly right now?

Dr. Jen Ashton answers your COVID-19 vaccine questions.
April 8, 2021, 8:19 PM
Is it safe to fly right now?
April 8, 2021, 8:18 PM

Florida suing CDC, federal government over 'cruise shutdown'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state is suing the U.S. government in an attempt to resume cruising after more than a year of the industry being shut down.
April 8, 2021, 8:18 PM
Florida suing CDC, federal government over 'cruise shutdown'
April 8, 2021, 8:12 PM

CDC head expects kids to be fully back in schools in September

Dr. Rochelle Walensky expects vaccines to be available for kids 12 and older this summer.
April 8, 2021, 8:12 PM
CDC head expects kids to be fully back in schools in September
April 8, 2021, 6:32 PM

More than 3,600 US health workers died in COVID's 1st year

Many of these deaths could have been prevented.
April 8, 2021, 6:32 PM
More than 3,600 US health workers died in COVID's 1st year
April 8, 2021, 5:38 PM

COVID-19 origins: What to know about the search for the start of the virus

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 came from.
April 8, 2021, 5:38 PM
What scientists know about where the COVID-19 virus came from
April 8, 2021, 2:54 PM

COVID hospitalizations on rise in at least 16 states

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now saying the U.K. variant is the most dominant COVID strain in the U.S. ABC News’ Elizabeth Schulze has details.
April 8, 2021, 2:54 PM
COVID hospitalizations on rise in at least 16 states
April 8, 2021, 2:52 PM

COVID-19 virus origin likely animal to human transmission; concerns about WHO report linger

The World Health Organization and China's joint report pointed to transmission from bats to another animal and then to humans as the most likely way the pandemic began.
April 8, 2021, 2:52 PM
Likely COVID-19 virus origin laid out by WHO, but concerns raised about report
April 8, 2021, 2:30 PM

The Latest: UK cases drop 60% due to vaccines, lockdown

Britain’s COVID-19 vaccination program is beginning to break the link between infection and serious illness or death, according to one study in England
April 8, 2021, 2:30 PM
UK cases drop 60% due to vaccines, lockdown
April 8, 2021, 11:58 AM

What to know about COVID-19 variants

ABC News contributor Dr. Ashish Jha will discuss the surging variants of the virus, and also news about the AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots.
April 8, 2021, 11:58 AM
What to know about COVID-19 variants
April 8, 2021, 11:55 AM

UK variant has become most dominant COVID strain in US, CDC says

The variant, known as B.1.1.7, is more contagious and more deadly, and has seen a surge in cases over recent weeks.
April 8, 2021, 11:55 AM
UK variant has become most dominant COVID strain in US, CDC says
April 8, 2021, 12:11 AM

CDC: UK strain now dominant COVID-19 strain in US

Some experts fear the highly contagious COVID-19 U.K. variant could be the start of a new surge in cases and hospitalizations. Reports say young people are driving new outbreaks.
April 8, 2021, 12:11 AM
CDC: UK strain now dominant COVID-19 strain in US
April 7, 2021, 9:01 PM

The source of COVID-19: What we know

A team assembled by the World Health Organization recently visited Wuhan to research where COVID-19 came from, but it could be years before there are clear answers about how the outbreak started.
April 7, 2021, 9:01 PM
The source of COVID-19: What we know
April 7, 2021, 8:57 PM

New York hospital launches COVID-19 saliva testing for those seeking to attend large events, fly internationally

New York hospital Mount Sinai announced the launch of its COVID-19 PCR saliva testing program, in what could be a game changer for reopening large-scale leisure events.
April 7, 2021, 8:57 PM
Possible game-changer in reopening: Hospital launches COVID-19 saliva testing
April 7, 2021, 8:13 PM

How COVID-19 affects the brain

Dr. Jen Ashton shares the latest study on the coronavirus’ psychiatric and neurological symptoms.
April 7, 2021, 8:13 PM
How COVID-19 affects the brain
April 7, 2021, 7:15 PM

Putin foe Navalny tests negative for COVID-19 but has 2 hernias, lawyers say

Russian opposition leader has tested negative for COVID after being moved to prison medical unit for respiratory illness. But has two hernias, lawyers said.
April 7, 2021, 7:15 PM
Putin foe Navalny tests negative for COVID-19: Lawyers
April 7, 2021, 3:49 PM

Greece to reopen schools using self-test kits for COVID-19

Kits for self-administered coronavirus tests have begun arriving in Greek pharmacies, with residents entitled to one kit free of charge per week as part of efforts to tackle a surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations
April 7, 2021, 3:49 PM
April 7, 2021, 2:48 PM

Hospital beds fill up as new COVID surge targets younger people

Doctors inside Michigan's Beaumont Hospital report seeing its emergency rooms packed with the similar numbers as the first wave, but this time the majority of the patients are younger.
April 7, 2021, 2:48 PM
Hospital beds fill up as new COVID surge targets younger people
April 7, 2021, 11:27 AM

Mask controversies an ongoing concern as air travelers return

Video from a Southwest flight showed passengers cheering after a woman was kicked off the plane for allegedly refusing to wear a mask.
April 7, 2021, 11:27 AM
Mask controversies an ongoing concern as air travelers return
April 7, 2021, 11:15 AM

Iran sets new record for virus infections amid holiday surge

Iran has shattered its daily record for new coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day, with 20,954 new cases reported
April 7, 2021, 11:15 AM
April 7, 2021, 10:49 AM

EU life expectancy drops across bloc amid virus pandemic

Life expectancy across much of the European Union has dropped last year, as the 27-nation bloc struggled with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
April 7, 2021, 10:49 AM
April 7, 2021, 10:01 AM

Report: Pandemic amped up anti-Semitism, forced it online

A new report says the coronavirus has amped up anti-Semitic conspiracy theories
April 7, 2021, 10:01 AM
April 7, 2021, 4:51 AM

CDC: COVID-19 cases increase in young adults

Texas Rangers stadium returns to full capacity for home opener as researchers study whether a new variant of COVID-19, first seen in India and confirmed in California, is more dangerous.
April 7, 2021, 4:51 AM
CDC: COVID-19 cases increase in young adults
April 7, 2021, 1:38 AM

California to fully reopen on June 15 if COVID-19 vaccine supply, hospitalization rates favorable

California will fully reopen its economy on June 15, as long as its COVID-19 vaccine supply is sufficient and hospitalizations remain low.
April 7, 2021, 1:38 AM
This state will reopen in June if vaccine supply, hospitalization rates are favorable
April 7, 2021, 12:57 AM

Hospital in Michigan faces COVID-19 surge, younger patients

Doctors inside Beaumont Hospital in Michigan said they’re facing a surge and 70% of new cases in the state are from the more contagious U.K. variant. They also said they’re seeing younger patients.
April 7, 2021, 12:57 AM
Hospital in Michigan faces COVID-19 surge, younger patients
April 6, 2021, 10:09 PM

Texas governor bans mandated COVID-19 'vaccine passports'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is using his executive power to ban state government and some private entities from requiring COVID-19 “vaccine passports" to access services
April 6, 2021, 10:09 PM
April 6, 2021, 8:38 PM

How to talk to believers of COVID-19 conspiracy theories

Psychology experts offer several suggestions for talking to friends and family who believe conspiracy theories about COVID-19
April 6, 2021, 8:38 PM
April 6, 2021, 8:08 PM

What every parent needs to know about summer camps this year

The executive director of the American Camp Association shares the latest guidelines on camps reopening, camp safety and more.
April 6, 2021, 8:08 PM
What every parent needs to know about summer camps this year
April 6, 2021, 7:00 PM

Biden to call for states to make all Americans eligible for vaccine by April 19 amid 'concern' over increasing COVID cases

President Joe Biden planned to visit a seminary as his administration targets faith communities. White evangelical Christians are getting vaccinated at a lower rate.
April 6, 2021, 7:00 PM
Biden to call for all to be eligible for vaccine by April 19 amid COVID 'concern'
April 6, 2021, 4:54 PM

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more join 'James and the Giant Peach' live reading for COVID-19

Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds and more celebrities have joined Taika Waititi's star-studded live reading of Roald Dahl's 'James and the Giant Peach' for COVID-19 relief.
April 6, 2021, 4:54 PM
Celebrities join 'James and the Giant Peach' live reading for COVID-19
April 6, 2021, 4:27 PM

Most kids with serious inflammatory illness had mild COVID

The best way to prevent it is to prevent COVID-19 infections.
April 6, 2021, 4:27 PM
April 6, 2021, 3:07 PM

Millennial Money: Reboot your budget to prep for reopening

As states reopen by easing COVID-19 restrictions and Americans get vaccinated, the possibility of a more typical life seems to be drawing nearer than ever before
April 6, 2021, 3:07 PM
April 6, 2021, 12:19 PM

New Zealand to open quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Tuesday that her country will open a travel bubble with Australia in less than two weeks.
April 6, 2021, 12:19 PM
New Zealand to open quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia
April 6, 2021, 11:26 AM

CDC warns rise in COVID cases among unvaccinated adults and children

Health officials are concerned about the increase of coronavirus infections and hospitalizations in many states due to new variants, like the B117, which is now the dominant strain in Minnesota.
April 6, 2021, 11:26 AM
CDC warns rise in COVID cases among unvaccinated adults and children
April 6, 2021, 11:12 AM

Blinken taps COVID coordinator as US prepares to pivot to sharing vaccines overseas

Gayle Smith, former President Barack Obama's head of the U.S. AID, will serve as Blinken's coordinator for global COVID response and health security.
April 6, 2021, 11:12 AM
Blinken taps COVID coordinator as US prepares to pivot to sharing vaccines overseas
April 6, 2021, 4:21 AM

Dr. Richard Besser on containing variants: ‘The past does not predict the future’

Former acting CDC Director Dr. Richard Besser discusses concerns over a fourth wave and the race to vaccinate as many people as possible amid the spread of new variants.
April 6, 2021, 4:21 AM
Dr. Richard Besser on containing variants: ‘The past does not predict the future’
April 6, 2021, 4:21 AM

Brazil’s COVID-19 nightmare puts its health care system on the brink

ABC News’ Victor Oquendo reports on the ground from Brazil as it faces a surge of new virus cases and deaths amid the rampant spread of a dangerous variant.
April 6, 2021, 4:21 AM
Brazil’s COVID-19 nightmare puts its health care system on the brink
April 6, 2021, 2:17 AM

Texas Rangers to reopen stadium at full capacity despite COVID-19 case numbers

The Texas Rangers will be the first MLB team to reopening their stadium to all fans since the pandemic began. Some are concerned, including the president.
April 6, 2021, 2:17 AM
Texas Rangers to reopen stadium at full capacity despite COVID-19 case numbers