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April 15, 2024 at 11:58 PM

Owners of a Colorado funeral home where 190 decaying bodies were found are charged with COVID fraud

There were 190 decaying bodies discovered in the Colorado funeral home.
April 15, 2024 at 11:58 PM
Owners of funeral home where 190 decaying bodies were found charged with COVID fraud
April 10, 2024 at 2:34 PM

12-year-old boy describes 4-year battle with ‘invisible’ disease of long COVID

Theo Huot de Saint-Albin was just 9 when he first contracted COVID-19 in 2020.
April 10, 2024 at 2:34 PM
12-year-old boy describes 4-year battle with ‘invisible’ disease of long COVID
1 month ago

US life expectancy rose in 2022 as deaths due to COVID dropped: CDC

A new CDC report published early Thursday found U.S. life expectancy rose in 2022 after two years of declines and following a drop in COVID deaths.
1 month ago
US life expectancy rose in 2022 as deaths due to COVID dropped, CDC report finds
1 month ago

What we learned about long COVID 4 years later

Millions of Americans are still experiencing long COVID more than four years since the global COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic.
1 month ago
What we learned about long COVID 4 years later
1 month ago

4 years later, experts are just beginning to 'scratch the surface' of understanding long COVID

Four years after the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a pandemic, researchers say much is still not understood about a common complication: long COVID.
1 month ago
Long COVID mystery: Researchers are 'scratching the surface' of what they understand
1 month ago

On 4-year anniversary of the WHO declaring COVID a pandemic, a look at the virus by the numbers

Monday marks the 4-year anniversary of the WHO declaring the COVID global outbreak to be a pandemic. Here's a look at the virus in the U.S. by the numbers.
1 month ago
COVID by the numbers: A look at hospitalizations, deaths over 4 years
1 month ago

COVID-19 timeline: How the deadly virus and the world's response have evolved over 4 years

Monday marks the 4-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring the COVID outbreak a pandemic. ABC News takes a look back at some of the key moments.
1 month ago
On the anniversary of the WHO's COVID pandemic declaration, a look back
1 month ago

Why COVID-19 patients who could most benefit from Paxlovid still aren’t getting it

Paxlovid has been shown to reduce the risk of severe COVID in high-risk patients, but those who could most benefit from the drug aren't getting it.
1 month ago
Why COVID-19 patients who could most benefit from Paxlovid still aren’t getting it
2 months ago

Andrew Cuomo subpoenaed by congressional subcommittee investigating COVID-era handling of nursing homes

The House panel probing the response to the COVID-19 pandemic has subpoenaed former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over his handling of nursing homes during the pandemic.
2 months ago
Andrew Cuomo subpoenaed by congressional panel probing COVID-era nursing homes
2 months ago

CDC updates guidelines for those testing positive for COVID-19

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2 months ago
CDC updates guidelines for those testing positive for COVID-19
2 months ago

CDC drops 5-day COVID isolation guidelines

Health officials say people can return to work and regular activities 24 hours after their fever goes away and as long as their symptoms are improving.
2 months ago
CDC drops 5-day COVID isolation guidelines
2 months ago

CDC drops 5-day COVID isolation guideline

People recovering from COVID-19 no longer need to remain isolated for five days after symptoms end, according to the new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2 months ago
CDC drops 5-day COVID isolation guideline
2 months ago

CDC releases new guidance ending 5-day isolation period for recovering COVID-19 patients

People who are recovering from COVID-19 no longer need to remain isolated for five days after symptoms end, according to new guidance from the CDC.
2 months ago
CDC drops 5-day isolation period for recovering COVID-19 patients
2 months ago

Small study shows a possible reason some long COVID patients experience 'brain fog'

Small study shows a possible reason some long covid patients experience "brain fog" - a discovery that could help the ongoing research for better tests and treatments.
2 months ago
Small study shows a possible reason some long COVID patients experience 'brain fog'
2 months ago

25 states see 'high,' or 'very high' levels of respiratory illness activity: CDC

New CDC data updated Friday shows 25 states are experiencing ‘high’ or ‘very high’ levels of respiratory illness activity.
2 months ago
'High,' 'very high' levels of respiratory virus activity seen in half of states: CDC
2 months ago

COVID patients are 4.3 times more likely to develop chronic fatigue, CDC report finds

A new CDC study published Wednesday found that COVID-19 patients are 4.3 times more likely to develop chronic fatigue than those who have not had the virus.
2 months ago
CDC report finds COVID patients 4.3 times more likely to develop chronic fatigue
2 months ago

COVID-19 patients develop chronic fatigue at higher rate, CDC report finds

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also found that women and older people were at a higher risk.
2 months ago
COVID-19 patients develop chronic fatigue at higher rate, CDC report finds
2 months ago

CDC considering plans to change COVID guidelines: Report

This would be the first change from the agency since 2021, according to The Washington Post.
2 months ago
CDC considering plans to change COVID guidelines: Report
2 months ago

Pregnant people could develop long COVID, study shows

A study presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 2024 annual meeting showed that pregnant people had a lower average of long COVID compared to the average adult, Dr. Jen Ashton explains.
2 months ago
Pregnant people could develop long COVID, study shows
3 months ago

Many students have still not regained pandemic-era losses in reading, math: Report

A new report finds students have only recovered about one-third of the original loss in math and one-quarter of the loss in reading experienced during the COVID pandemic.
3 months ago
Many students have not regained COVID-era losses in reading, math, report finds
3 months ago

Study finds risks for babies born to unvaccinated parent with COVID-19

A new study shows babies born to unvaccinated pregnant people with COVID-19 may be more likely to suffer respiratory disease than those born to vaccinated people.
3 months ago
Study finds risks for babies born to unvaccinated parent with COVID-19
3 months ago

New CDC respiratory illness numbers

The agency says both flu and COVID hospitalizations have decreased over the last few weeks.
3 months ago
New CDC respiratory illness numbers
3 months ago

Babies born to unvaccinated people who had COVID-19 may be at greater risk of respiratory distress: Study

A new study shows babies born to unvaccinated pregnant people with COVID-19 may be likely to suffer respiratory disease than those born to vaccinated people.
3 months ago
Babies born to unvaccinated people who had COVID may risk respiratory distress: Study
3 months ago

New study involving pregnancy and COVID

The study shows babies born to mothers who had COVID-19 during pregnancy are three time more likely to have breathing issues after birth.
3 months ago
New study involving pregnancy and COVID
3 months ago

New long COVID study uncovers high inflammation in patients as Senate calls for more research on 'crisis'

A new study in Science is shining a light on the continuing impact of long COVID.
3 months ago
New long COVID study uncovers high inflammation in patients
3 months ago

Why Americans may be at risk of heart problems as COVID, flu spread: Expert

As COVID, flu and other viruses continue spreading, an expert says respiratory illness season can lead to an increased risk of heart problems for many Americans.
3 months ago
Why Americans may be at risk of heart problems as COVID, flu spread across US: Expert
3 months ago

Respiratory illness numbers declining across states

Twenty-three states are experiencing "high" or "very high" levels of respiratory illnesses, according to health officials.
3 months ago
Respiratory illness numbers declining across states
3 months ago

CDC cautions against high respiratory illness cases

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the spread of respiratory illnesses appears to be slowing, for now.
3 months ago
CDC cautions against high respiratory illness cases
3 months ago

COVID hospitalizations increase for 9th straight week: CDC

CDC data updated Friday shows COVID-19 hospitalizations have risen for the ninth straight week while flu hospitalizations decreased for the first time in weeks.
3 months ago
COVID hospitalizations increase for 9th straight week: CDC
3 months ago

States report rising levels of flu, COVID and RSV

At least 38 states have reported high or very high levels of respiratory illnesses.
3 months ago
States report rising levels of flu, COVID and RSV
3 months ago

Why are 1,500 Americans still dying from COVID every week?

Despite availability of COVID vaccines and treatments, an average of 1,500 Americans are dying from the virus every week. Experts explain why this might be happening.
3 months ago
1,500 Americans dying from COVID each week despite vaccines, treatments
3 months ago

CDC warns respiratory illnesses continue to spread

At least 38 states are now showing "high" or "very high" cases of illness including, COVID-19, flu and RSV.
3 months ago
CDC warns respiratory illnesses continue to spread
3 months ago

Respiratory illnesses elevated in 38 states, according to CDC

Data from the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows respiratory illnesses are elevated in 38 states.
3 months ago
Respiratory illnesses elevated in 38 states, according to CDC
4 months ago

JN.1 variant makes up a majority of COVID cases in the US. Here's what to know

The JN.1 variant now makes up a majority of COVID cases in the U.S., CDC data shows. Here's what you need to know.
4 months ago
What to know about JN.1 variant as it makes up majority of COVID cases in the US
4 months ago

COVID-19 and RSV cases on the rise

ABC News contributor Dr. Alok Patel talks about the rise of illnesses like COVID-19, RSV and the flu during the winter months and what you can do to protect yourself.
4 months ago
COVID-19 and RSV cases on the rise
4 months ago

Indoor mask requirements reinstated in hospitals in 9 states and NYC

Some hospitals are returning to masking, given the rise of respiratory illnesses like COVID, RSV and the flu.
4 months ago
Indoor mask requirements reinstated in hospitals in 9 states and NYC
4 months ago

New York City public hospitals bring back mask mandates in certain areas

New York City Health + Hospitals is bringing back indoor masking across its buildings in areas where patients are being cared for amid a rise in respiratory viruses.
4 months ago
Public hospitals in this city bring back mask mandates in certain areas
4 months ago

Inside the hunt for alleged COVID loan fraudsters

Nearly four years after the pandemic started, federal investigators say they are still finding COVID relief loan-related fraud.
4 months ago
Inside the hunt for alleged COVID loan fraudsters
4 months ago

Partial mask mandate returns to New York City public hospitals

COVID and flu cases have been rising across the United States.
4 months ago
Partial mask mandate returns to New York City public hospitals
4 months ago

How to keep your family healthy amid rise in respiratory illnesses

With 31 states and Washington, D.C., experiencing "high" or "very high" level of activities, ABC News’ Dr. Jen Ashton shares what we should know.
4 months ago
How to keep your family healthy amid rise in respiratory illnesses
4 months ago

Why hospitals in several states are reinstating mask requirements

Amid a rise in COVID and flu cases and hospitalizations, several hospitals across the U.S. are reinstating mask requirements for staff and visitors.
4 months ago
Hospitals in at least 6 states are requiring masks indoors
4 months ago

Mask mandates reinstated in Los Angeles

Healthcare facilities are mandating masks for doctors and patients after an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
4 months ago
Mask mandates reinstated in Los Angeles
4 months ago

Doctors warn of a spike in respiratory infections

Across the country, health officials are seeing a rise in respiratory illnesses like RSV, COVID, the flu, and the common cold.
4 months ago
Doctors warn of a spike in respiratory infections
4 months ago

Respiratory illness cases rising in the US

ABC News’ Dr. Darien Sutton provides an update on the increase in respiratory illnesses across the country.
4 months ago
Respiratory illness cases rising in the US
4 months ago

The latest on RSV, flu and COVID

ABC News’ Dr. Darien Sutton answers questions about the illnesses that continue to spread this holiday season.
4 months ago
The latest on RSV, flu and COVID
4 months ago

Hospitals see increase in respiratory illness ahead of holidays

23 states plus New York City and Washington DC are seeing high or very high levels of respiratory illnesses.
4 months ago
Hospitals see increase in respiratory illness ahead of holidays
4 months ago

COVID variant JN.1 listed as ‘variant of interest’ by World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has classified the COVID JN.1 variant as a "variant of interest."
4 months ago
What you need to know about newer COVID variant JN.1
4 months ago

Flu and COVID cases climb as CDC says RSV is peaking

Hospitals are seeing an increase in respiratory illnesses ahead of the holiday season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
4 months ago
Flu and COVID cases climb as CDC says RSV is peaking
4 months ago

Respiratory infections on the rise: CDC

Health officials are urging eligible patients to be vaccinated for the flu, COVID, and RSV.
4 months ago
Respiratory infections on the rise: CDC
4 months ago

COVID and flu continue to increase: CDC

New CDC data updated Friday shows COVID and flu hospitalizations continue to increase across the U.S. as the CDC director says she believes we've hit the peak of RSV.
4 months ago
COVID and flu continue to increase: CDC