• By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    CRUISE SHIP WITH COVID-19 INFECTIONS HAS NEW PASSENGERS

    A cruise ship that carried at least 17 passengers and crew members with breakthrough COVID-19 infections when it docked in New Orleans...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    HAWAII LEADERS CALL ON NAVY TO SUSPEND FUEL TANK OPERATIONS

    Hawaii's governor and congressional delegation have called on the Navy to suspend operations at World War II era fuel tank farm that...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    SPAIN: PM URGES CHRISTMAS CAUTION AS HOSPITAL STAFF INFECTED

    Spain's prime minister is urging people to “remain prudent” about COVID-19 over the holidays as Christmas festivities at one Spanish...

    Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    LEADERS: AFRICA'S COVID-19 FIGHT IS VITAL FOR WORLD SECURITY

    South Africa's president says travel restrictions imposed on South Africa and other African nations for telling the world about the...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    EU DRUG AGENCY RECOMMENDS APPROVING COVID-19 TREATMENT

    The European Union's drugs agency has recommended approving the use of an anti-inflammatory medicine to treat adults hospitalized with...

    Hospital, Drugs, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    CROATIA CONFIRMS FIRST 2 CASES OF OMICRON VARIANT IN COUNTRY

    Croatian health authorities have confirmed the first two cases of the new omicron variant in the country

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    NEW YORK CITY MAYOR SAYS HE IS IMPOSING A COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE ON PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

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

    MAYOR: VACCINE MANDATES TO BE REQUIRED FOR ALL NYC EMPLOYERS

    Mayor Bill de Blasio says all New York City employers will have to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers by Dec. 22

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

    NIGERIA SLAMS UK'S 'DISCRIMINATORY' TRAVEL BAN OVER OMICRON

    A Nigerian official has criticized a travel ban imposed on the West African nation by the British government amid fears about the new...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    WHO: NO 'DOOMSDAY,' BUT MALARIA FIGHT DISRUPTED BY PANDEMIC

    The U.N. health agency says the global response to the longtime threat of malaria has taken a hit as the coronavirus pandemic disrupted...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    RUSSIA REPORTS ITS FIRST CASES OF OMICRON COVID-19 VARIANT

    Russian health authorities on Monday said they have confirmed the first two cases of the omicron variant of coronavirus in travelers...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    UNVACCINATED ITALIANS FACE NEW RESTRICTIONS AS HOLIDAYS NEAR

    Italy is making life more uncomfortable for unvaccinated people as the holidays draw near

    Face, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS RETURN TO CLASSROOMS IN VIETNAM CAPITAL

    High school seniors are returning to their classrooms in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital, for the first time in more than six months as the...

    Senior, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    PUTIN HOPES WHO SOON APPROVES RUSSIA'S SPUTNIK V VACCINE

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced hope for a quick approval of the country's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine by the World Health...

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

    CRUISE SHIP WITH COVID-19 INFECTIONS ARRIVES IN NEW ORLEANS

    A Norwegian Cruise Line ship with at least 10 passengers and crew members infected with COVID-19 has docked in New Orleans

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    TUNISIA RECORDS ITS FIRST CASE OF THE OMICRON VARIANT

    Tunisia has recorded its first case of the omicron variant

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    BELGIAN POLICE USE WATER, TEAR GAS ON COVID-19 PROTESTERS

    Belgian police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse some rowdy protesters in Brussels after most marched peacefully through the...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    SENEGAL REGISTERS FIRST CASE OF CORONAVIRUS OMICRON VARIANT

    Senegal has recorded its first case of the coronavirus omicron variant

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    GERMANY: INCOMING MINISTER ADVISES AGAINST CHRISTMAS TRAVEL

    Germany's incoming transport minister is advising people against traveling over Christmas as the country tries to stem a wave of coronavirus...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Dec 7, 2021

    COVID OUTBREAK ON CRUISE SHIP APPROACHING NEW ORLEANS

    Officials say 10 people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19

    Health