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September 29, 2022, 2:42 PM

States spend federal COVID aid on roads, buildings, seawalls

States are spending billions of dollars of federal pandemic relief funds on infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges and public buildings
September 29, 2022, 2:42 PM
September 29, 2022, 5:55 AM

Scientists honored for COVID-19 tracker, prenatal test

A scientist who built a global COVID-19 website received this year's Lasker award for public service
September 29, 2022, 5:55 AM
Scientists honored for COVID-19 tracker, prenatal test
September 28, 2022, 8:32 PM

New guidance released on diagnosing, treating long COVID symptoms

First of its kind guidance for diagnosing and treating long COVID was released this week.
September 28, 2022, 8:32 PM
New guidance released on diagnosing, treating long COVID symptoms
September 28, 2022, 2:02 AM

Families reflect on the pandemic's long-term impact on students' learning

The National Center for Education Statistics recently reported that math and reading test results among America’s 9-year-olds plummeted during the pandemic.
September 28, 2022, 2:02 AM
Families reflect on the pandemic's long-term impact on students' learning
September 27, 2022, 3:49 PM

Why COVID cases are not rising dramatically despite schools being open

COVID-19 cases in the U.S. have not dramatically risen since students returned to school, but experts said testing has also declined, which could be masking infections.
September 27, 2022, 3:49 PM
Why COVID cases may not be dramatically rising as schools open
September 27, 2022, 2:26 AM

Canada to lift all COVID-19 restrictions for travelers entering the country

Canada is lifting all of its COVID-19-related entry restrictions, effective Saturday, government officials announced.
September 27, 2022, 2:26 AM
Canada to lift all COVID-19 restrictions for travelers entering the country
September 27, 2022, 1:45 AM

COVID cases aren't dramatically rising with schools back in session

But experts said testing data is not as robust as it was during the last two school years.
September 27, 2022, 1:45 AM
COVID cases aren't dramatically rising with schools back in session
September 23, 2022, 8:21 PM

4.4 million Americans have received an updated bivalent COVID-19 booster

On average, approximately 390,000 shots are going into arms each day across the country.
September 23, 2022, 8:21 PM
4.4 million Americans have received an updated bivalent COVID-19 booster
September 23, 2022, 3:05 PM

Should masks return in fall and winter to prevent a COVID surge?

As the U.S. heads into the fall and winter months, when COVID-19 cases typically surge, experts weigh in on whether or not masks should return.
September 23, 2022, 3:05 PM
Should people start wearing masks again this fall? Here's what experts say.
September 23, 2022, 2:25 AM

Should masks return to prevent a COVID surge in colder weather?

In most U.S. cities, only health care environments still require mask mandates.
September 23, 2022, 2:25 AM
Should masks return to prevent a COVID surge in colder weather?
September 23, 2022, 12:17 AM

CDC director weighs in on whether pandemic is over, says bivalent COVID shot is 'critically important'

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said that the U.S. is certainly in a "very different place" in terms of the pandemic, compared to one or two years ago.
September 23, 2022, 12:17 AM
CDC director weighs in on whether pandemic is over
September 22, 2022, 11:10 PM

CDC director gets COVID booster, discusses pandemic response and monkeypox outbreak

ABC's Terry Moran presses CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky on the latest booster shots and how the CDC handled the public health emergency.
September 22, 2022, 11:10 PM
CDC director gets COVID booster, discusses pandemic response and monkeypox outbreak
September 22, 2022, 10:01 PM

Nearly 225,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 since the start of 2022 despite viral declines, data shows

Although the daily death rates have ticked down slightly from August, the U.S. is still losing hundreds of Americans to the virus every day.
September 22, 2022, 10:01 PM
Nearly 225,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 since the start of 2022, data shows
September 21, 2022, 1:20 PM

Danish queen tests positive after UK monarch's funeral

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II has tested positive for the coronavirus after attending the funeral of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II
September 21, 2022, 1:20 PM
Danish queen tests positive after UK monarch's funeral
September 20, 2022, 2:01 AM

COVID-19 'is not over': Democrats buck Biden in case for pandemic aid

President Joe Biden's contention that the COVID-19 "pandemic is over" is complicating Senate Democrats' efforts to secure Republicans for relief funding
September 20, 2022, 2:01 AM
COVID-19 'is not over': Democrats buck Biden in case for pandemic aid
September 20, 2022, 12:53 AM

4 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths are preventable: CDC

A new CDC report found that 80% of pregnancy-related deaths, which can occur up to one year after delivery, are preventable.
September 20, 2022, 12:53 AM
4 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths are preventable: CDC
September 19, 2022, 11:05 PM

Is the COVID-19 pandemic over like President Biden says?

Though numbers may be down, the COVID-19 pandemic is not completely gone, experts say.
September 19, 2022, 11:05 PM
Is the COVID-19 pandemic over like President Biden says?
September 19, 2022, 8:57 PM

Is the COVID pandemic really 'over' like Biden says? Experts say no

During an interview Sunday, President Joe Biden declared the COVID-19 pandemic to be over. Public health experts say this is not the case.
September 19, 2022, 8:57 PM
Experts say the COVID pandemic is not 'over' following Biden's comment
September 17, 2022, 3:20 AM

Pandemic homeless hotels close, sending some back to streets

Cities from Anchorage to New Orleans are shuttering their pandemic-era hotels that were used to house the homeless as funding dwindles and leases run out
September 17, 2022, 3:20 AM
Pandemic homeless hotels close, sending some back to streets
September 16, 2022, 7:26 PM

White House COVID coordinator urges getting new booster before Halloween

To optimize protection ahead of another pandemic winter, Dr. Ashish Jha says people should consider getting the newly-updated COVID-19 booster before Halloween.
September 16, 2022, 7:26 PM
White House COVID coordinator urges getting new booster before Halloween
September 16, 2022, 1:45 PM

National COVID-19 wastewater levels signal viral uptick ahead of fall

In the U.S., about 50% of wastewater sites with available data are showing increases in the presence of COVID-19 in their sampling.
September 16, 2022, 1:45 PM
What wastewater data signals about COVID rates
September 15, 2022, 11:46 AM

Hundreds of Americans still dying of COVID-19 each day ahead of the fall

The U.S. is currently averaging just under 400 COVID-19 related deaths.
September 15, 2022, 11:46 AM
Hundreds of Americans still dying of COVID-19 each day ahead of the fall
September 14, 2022, 4:14 PM

WHO: COVID end 'in sight,' deaths at lowest since March 2020

The head of the World Health Organization says the number of coronavirus deaths last week was the lowest reported number in the pandemic since March 2020, marking what could be a turning point in the years-long global outbreak
September 14, 2022, 4:14 PM
WHO: COVID end 'in sight,' deaths at lowest since March 2020
September 11, 2022, 8:18 AM

China quarantines college students under strict COVID policy

Almost 500 students at China's premier college for broadcast journalists have been sent to a quarantine center after a handful of COVID-19 cases were detected in their dormitory
September 11, 2022, 8:18 AM
China sends college students to quarantine under zero-COVID
September 11, 2022, 3:49 AM

Philippines ending compulsory mask wearing outdoors

Philippine officials say President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has approved a recommendation to end the mandatory wearing of masks outdoors across the country more than two years after it was imposed at the height of the coronavirus pandemic
September 11, 2022, 3:49 AM
September 10, 2022, 5:46 PM

Climate change may make pandemics like COVID-19 much more common

"We can't deal with pandemics with Band-Aids. Meaning after waiting until diseases show up, and then trying to figure out how to solve them."
September 10, 2022, 5:46 PM
Climate change may increase pandemics like COVID. Here's why
September 9, 2022, 10:23 PM

States still struggling with low vaccination rates

There are 10 states with low full vaccination rates across the United States.
September 9, 2022, 10:23 PM
States still struggling with low vaccination rates
September 9, 2022, 12:20 AM

White House urges Americans to get updated COVID-19 vaccine shots this fall

The Biden administration has secured over 170 million doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccine shots.
September 9, 2022, 12:20 AM
White House urges Americans to get updated COVID-19 vaccine shots this fall
September 8, 2022, 11:21 AM

14% increase in pediatric COVID cases: Report

Last week, more than 90,600 additional child COVID-19 cases were reported, an increase of 14% from two weeks prior, according to a new report.
September 8, 2022, 11:21 AM
14% increase in pediatric COVID cases: Report
September 8, 2022, 10:51 AM

Pediatric COVID-19 infections increase as kids head back to school

Last week, more than 90,600 additional child COVID-19 cases were reported, an increase of 14% from two weeks prior, according to a new report.
September 8, 2022, 10:51 AM
14% increase in pediatric COVID cases: Report
September 8, 2022, 3:16 AM

Philippines ending compulsory mask wearing outdoors

Philippine officials say President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has approved a recommendation to end the mandatory wearing of masks outdoors across the country more than two years after it was imposed at the height of the coronavirus pandemic
September 8, 2022, 3:16 AM
Philippines ending compulsory mask wearing outdoors
September 7, 2022, 5:41 PM

What you need to know about 'original antigenic sin' with fall COVID boosters around the corner

What you need to know about 'original antigenic sin' with fall COVID boosters around the corner
September 7, 2022, 5:41 PM
What to know about 'original antigenic sin' and fall COVID boosters
September 6, 2022, 10:41 PM

Mystery as to why new COVID variants have stalled in growth

Federal data shows that there has been little to no growth in the different proportions of COVID-19 variants in the country over the last five weeks.
September 6, 2022, 10:41 PM
Mystery as to why new COVID variants have stalled in growth
September 5, 2022, 11:55 AM

China locks down 65 million, discourages holiday travel

China has locked down 65 million citizens under tough COVID-19 restrictions and is discouraging domestic travel during upcoming national holidays
September 5, 2022, 11:55 AM
September 5, 2022, 10:36 AM

'No man's land': Long COVID knocks young workers out of the job market

More than two years after the pandemic began millions of Americans report being left with debilitating symptoms that have kept them home from work.
September 5, 2022, 10:36 AM
'No man's land': Long COVID knocks young workers out of the job market
1 month ago

Rollout of new COVID-19 booster shots being rolled out

For the first time, booster shots are being tailored to fight more than one strain of COVID-19 -- both the original virus and the omicron variant.
1 month ago
Rollout of new COVID-19 booster shots being rolled out
1 month ago

Omicron booster rollout planned

A few thousand locations across the country are offering new Pfizer and Moderna booster shots, designed to target the most recent variants.
1 month ago
Omicron booster rollout planned
1 month ago

White House asks Congress for $47 billion for COVID, Ukraine, monkeypox, natural disasters

The White House asking lawmakers for $22.4 billion for COVID vaccines and treatments.
1 month ago
White House seeks $47 billion to address COVID, monkeypox and Ukraine
1 month ago

US life expectancy plunged again in 2021, down nearly a year

Life expectancy in the U.S. dropped for the second consecutive year in 2021.
1 month ago
US life expectancy plunged again in 2021, down nearly a year
1 month ago

WHO: New COVID cases, deaths keep falling nearly everywhere

The number of new coronavirus cases and deaths reported globally continued to fall nearly everywhere in the world in what the World Health Organization described as a “welcome decline” at a media briefing on Wednesday
1 month ago
WHO: New COVID cases, deaths keep falling nearly everywhere
1 month ago

Unvaccinated cadets ordered off Coast Guard Academy campus

The academy is disenrolling seven cadets for failing to comply with the mandate.
1 month ago
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COVID cases among students during the 1st week at Chicago schools are triple compared to last year

Data shows COVID-19 cases in Chicago public schools during the first week are triple among students and quadruple among adults compared to the first week last year.
1 month ago
COVID cases in school system during 1st week are 3 times higher compared to last year
1 month ago

Do I need to get rid of my makeup after using it while having COVID-19?

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton answers your health questions and shares her daily prescription for wellness.
1 month ago
Do I need to get rid of my makeup after using it while having COVID-19?
1 month ago

Unvaccinated NBA players, staff must test weekly for COVID

Unvaccinated NBA players and team personnel must submit to weekly COVID-19 testing this season
1 month ago
Unvaccinated NBA players, staff must test weekly for COVID
1 month ago

Chicago schools report higher COVID cases than last year's first week of school

With relaxed COVID-19 protocols, experts say it’s not surprising cases are on the rise.
1 month ago
 Chicago schools report higher COVID cases than last year's first week of school
1 month ago

Feds' free COVID-19 test program to halt this week due to lack of funding

The Biden administration is suspending its free COVID-19 test program due to funding running out.
1 month ago
Feds to pause free COVID-19 test program. Can you still get them?
1 month ago

First lady Jill Biden recovers from rebound COVID-19 case, will return to Washington

First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday in a "rebound" case, her office said.
1 month ago
First lady Jill Biden recovers from rebound COVID-19 case, will return to Washington
1 month ago

North Korea says new fever cases were flu, not COVID-19

North Korea says the latest fever cases detected in its border region with China were tested to be influenza, not coronavirus infections as initially feared
1 month ago
1 month ago

Anya Kamenetz on COVID-19 impact on kids: ‘It's devastating to think about’

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos spoke with education reporter Anya Kamenetz about her new book “The Stolen Year: How Covid Changed Children's Lives, And Where We Go Now.”
1 month ago
Anya Kamenetz on COVID-19 impact on kids: ‘It's devastating to think about’
1 month ago

N. Korea sees suspected COVID-19 cases after victory claim

North Korea says it found four new fever cases in its border region with China that may have been caused by coronavirus infections, two weeks after leader Kim Jong Un declared a widely disputed victory over COVID-19
1 month ago