• By ABC News   -   Nov 27, 2020

    ASIA TODAY: SOUTH KOREA CASES STAY ABOVE 500 FOR 2ND DAY

    South Korea's daily virus tally is hovering above 500 for the second straight day, and the country's prime minister is urging the public...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 27, 2020

    UK ASKS REGULATOR TO ASSESS AZ-OXFORD VACCINE AMID QUESTIONS

    The British government has formally asked the country's medicines regulator to assess whether a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    THANKSGIVING TRAVELERS TRY TO REACH DESTINATIONS, MISS VIRUS

    Thanksgiving travel is especially dicey this year as people fearful of rising coronavirus cases and deaths in some parts of the U.S....

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    VIRUS TODAY: AMERICANS CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING DIFFERENTLY

    Americans are celebrating their first Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season amid the coronavirus

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    FARM RESCUE SHIFTS TO HELP FARMERS SICKENED BY CORONAVIRUS

    A North Dakota-based volunteer organization that helps farmers when they are injured or otherwise impaired says it has helped a number...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    SCHOOLS STRUGGLE TO STAY OPEN AS QUARANTINES SIDELINE STAFF

    Contact tracing and isolation protocols meant to contain the spread of the coronavirus are sidelining school employees and frustrating...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    SITTING FOR TURKEY? WHO REMINDS ALL TO GET MORE ACTIVE

    The World Health Organization says people need to get more active, insisting that up to 5 million deaths worldwide could be avoided...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    PUBS TO STAY SHUT IN MANY AREAS IN NEW ENGLISH VIRUS CURBS

    Most people in England will continue to face tight restrictions on socializing and business after a nationwide lockdown ends next week

    Face, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    AFRICA CDC SEES COVID-19 VACCINATIONS IN 2ND QUARTER OF 2021

    Africa's top public health official says vaccinations against COVID-19 on the continent might not start until the second quarter of...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    MERKEL URGES PATIENCE AS GERMAN VIRUS RESTRICTIONS EXTENDED

    "Tthere is light at the end of the tunnel,” she said of vaccines.

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    GREEK CIVIL SERVANTS HOLD 24-HOUR STRIKE

    Civil servants in Greece have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike expected to disrupt public transport and services

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    CALIFORNIA RECORDS NEW HIGH IN CORONAVIRUS CASES

    California has reported a record number of coronavirus cases on the eve of Thanksgiving

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    THE LATEST: GERMANY PASSES OVER 15,000 VIRUS DEATHS

    Germany has passed the grim milestone of more than 15,000 deaths from the coronavirus

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    US WILL APPEAL ORDER BARRING EXPULSIONS OF MIGRANT CHILDREN

    The U.S. government has appealed a judge's order barring the expulsions of immigrant children who crossed the border alone, a policy...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    ASIA TODAY: SKOREA CASES JUMP OVER 500 AMID REIMPOSED RULES

    South Korea has recorded more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the first time in about eight months

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 26, 2020

    PANDEMIC POSTPONES NATIONAL MATH, READING TESTS UNTIL 2022

    Federal officials say national reading and math tests used to track what U.S. students know are being postponed from next year to 2022...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 25, 2020

    ASTRAZENECA MANUFACTURING ERROR CLOUDS VACCINE STUDY RESULTS

    AstraZeneca and Oxford University acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about preliminary results of their COVID-19...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 25, 2020

    HOSPITALS CAN CARE FOR MEDICARE PATIENTS AT HOME IN PANDEMIC

    Hospitals will be allowed to care for Medicare patients in their own homes during the pandemic under a new program to help hospitals...

    Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 25, 2020

    VIRUS TODAY: AMERICANS TRAVEL AS BIDEN ADDRESSES NATION

    COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have been shooting up all week and are now averaging more than 1,600 a day

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Nov 25, 2020

    GERMANY EXTENDS PARTIAL SHUTDOWN WELL INTO DECEMBER

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the country's 16 state governors have agreed to extend a partial shutdown well into December in...

    Health