• By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    RUSSIA SCORES POINTS WITH VACCINE DIPLOMACY, BUT SNAGS ARISE

    Russia's boast in August that it was the first country to authorize a coronavirus vaccine led to skepticism because of its insufficient...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    HUNDREDS GATHER IN ILLEGAL COVID-19 PROTEST IN STOCKHOLM

    Police in Sweden dispersed hundreds of people who had gathered in central Stockholm to protest coronavirus restrictions set by the...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE $1.9T COVID BILL NEARING FINAL PASSAGE

    The Senate has passed a sweeping pandemic relief package over Republican opposition, moving closer to a milestone political victory...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    OPEN SPACES, NO PHARMACIES: RURAL US CONFRONTS VACCINE VOID

    Getting a COVID-19 vaccine has been a challenge for residents of rural U.S. counties without a pharmacy or a well-equipped clinic

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    STATE PANEL: GIVING INMATES VACCINE COULD BE 'PR NIGHTMARE'

    A Tennessee advisory panel deciding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine acknowledged that prisoners in the state are high-risk

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    THE LATEST: DALAI LAMA RECEIVES CORONAVIRUS VACCINE

    The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, has been administered the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine at a hospital...

    Vaccination, Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    SPEEDY VARIANTS POWER VIRUS SURGE SWEEPING EUROPE

    Fast-spreading mutant versions of the coronavirus are powering another uptick in infections in Europe

    Power, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    CALIFORNIA OKS REOPENING OF BALL PARKS, DISNEYLAND

    California has cleared a path for fans to hit the stands at opening-day baseball games and return to Disneyland nearly a year after...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    SENATE DEMS STRIKE JOBLESS AID DEAL, RELIEF BILL OK IN SIGHT

    Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin have struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a logjam that...

    AIDS, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    HIGHLIGHTS: WHAT'S CHANGED IN THE SENATE'S VIRUS RELIEF BILL

    Senate Democrats have come out with their version of the $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    STUDY FINDS MASK MANDATES, DINING OUT INFLUENCE VIRUS SPREAD

    A new national study adds strong evidence that mask mandates can slow the spread of the coronavirus, and that allowing dining at restaurants...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    WHO HEAD WANTS VIRUS VACCINE PATENTS WAIVED TO BOOST SUPPLY

    The head of the World Health Organization is calling for patent rights to be waived until the end of the coronavirus pandemic so that...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    VIRUS TODAY: VACCINATED ADULTS AWAIT ADVICE ON FAMILY VISITS

    President Joe Biden has a 60% approval rating for his job performance and even more backing from Americans for his handling of the...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    NEW CALIFORNIA LAW AIMS TO PUT KIDS IN CLASS. WILL IT WORK?

    California's governor has signed a law aiming to return public school students to classrooms

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    OREGON GOV: SCHOOLS MUST OFFER IN-PERSON CLASSES BY MARCH 29

    Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is issuing an executive order mandating that all K-12 public schools provide universal access to in-person learning...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    JOURNAL'S 'APPALLING' RACISM PODCAST, TWEET PROMPT OUTCRY

    A prominent medical journal is apologizing for a tweet and part of a podcast episode about structural racism in health care

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    NEW SC ABORTION LAW REMAINS ON HOLD UNDER JUDGE'S ORDER

    A new South Carolina law banning abortions will stay on hold following a judge's order to extend a temporary restraining order

    Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    AMERICANS VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 STILL WAIT FOR ADVICE

    More than 27 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    SWELLING AFTER COVID-19 SHOTS MAY CAUSE CANCER FALSE ALARMS

    Anyone getting a mammogram or other cancer check soon after a COVID-19 vaccine should alert doctors, to prevent false alarms from a...

    Vaccination, Cancer, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Mar 7, 2021

    DETROIT MAYOR TURNED DOWN J&J VACCINE IN FAVOR OF OTHERS

    Detroit has turned down 6,200 doses of the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

    Vaccination, Health