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New data shows people who got Moderna vaccine still had antibodies three months later

Meyer & Meyer/iStockBy SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- People who were vaccinated with the Moderna vaccine still had elevated antibodies three months after their second dose, according to new data published Thursday as a letter to the   ... Read More

Researchers hunt for clues in our blood to discover COVID-19 vaccines of the future

vchal/iStockBy DR. SHIELA BEROUKHIM AFRAHIMI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Although front-runner COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna boast efficacy rates of greater than 90%, scientists say it is crucial to continue to study new vaccines, which could be   ... Read More

Health experts on COVID-19 vaccine: Americans have ‘a lot of distrust’

MarsBars/iStockBy CELIA DARROUGH and DESIREE ADIB, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The man who is leading Operation Warp Speed said there is one thing that keeps him up at night: the possibility of making coronavirus vaccines available to people   ... Read More

CDC to encourage ‘Vaccinated for COVID-19’ buttons

narvikk/iStockBy ANNE FLAHERTY and STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- If there are "I Voted" stickers, why not "Vaccinated for COVID-19" buttons?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is planning to offer health care providers a template they   ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccines not expected for pregnant people for some time

Blue Planet Studio/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- With two COVID-19 vaccines possibly being authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this month, the question remains when pregnant people will be able to access a   ... Read More

COVID-19 nurse at full hospital explains what caring for patients is like

HRAUN/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(PITTSBURGH) -- Nurse Carly Thomas was among the first health care workers assigned to her western Pennsylvania hospital's COVID-19 unit in March.

"That day, those nurses prayed," Thomas, who has worked at Excela Westmoreland   ... Read More

CDC shortening recommended COVID-19 quarantine period from 14 to 7-10 days

2k Studio/iStockBy SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced alternatives to its two-week recommended quarantine period for individuals who have been exposed to COVID-19.

The CDC's 14-day guidance has been one   ... Read More

This doctor helps provide more options for women suffering from fibroids

ABCBy DANIELLE GENET and DR. ALEXIS E. CARRINGTON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Dayka Robinson and Dr. Soyini Hawkins are two of the approximately 80% of women who develop fibroids by age 50.

They are also two Black women   ... Read More

Keke Palmer shares she has PCOS: Here’s what to know about it

STEVEN FERDMAN/AFP via Getty ImagesBy MEGAN STONE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Keke Palmer has been struggling to control her acne for her entire adult life and, only now, found out what was triggering her persistent breakouts.

After a   ... Read More

TikTok mom fires back at comments criticizing how she feeds her baby

Aiselin82/iStockBy GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Baby-led weaning is a method of parents allowing babies to feed themselves hand-held food starting at six months old, as defined by one research report. The method made sense   ... Read More

As COVID-19 cases rise, some hospitals are again forced to suspend elective surgeries

XiXinXing/iStockBy LAURA ROMERO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- As numerous states continue to see an uptick in coronavirus cases, some hospitals are being forced to hit pause on elective surgeries -- a measure that was last seen in the   ... Read More

Dermatologists share ways to treat and prevent ‘maskne’

Rattankun Thongbun/iStockBy DR. STEPHANIE E. FARBER, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague society, many have noticed that it is also plaguing their skin.'Maskne,' the nickname given to the many skin plights arising   ... Read More

Elected officials criticized for not following own COVID-19 advice

Ksenia Shestakova/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The day before Thanksgiving, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock urged his constituents to remain in their households and refrain from travel during the holiday if they could.

That same day,   ... Read More

FDA ‘working day and night’ on COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization, commissioner tells ABC News

simon2579/iStockBY: CATERINA ANDREANO, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) — Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn told Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News' chief health and medical correspondent, that the agency has "all hands on deck" and is "working day and   ... Read More

Coronavirus likely in US as early as December 2019: Study

da-kuk/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus may have been present in the United States weeks earlier than scientists realized, according to new government research.

While COVID-19 cases were first identified in China in December, the   ... Read More

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New data shows people who got Moderna vaccine still had antibodies three months later

Meyer & Meyer/iStockBy SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- People who were vaccinated with the Moderna vaccine still had elevated antibodies three months after their second dose, according to new data published Thursday as a letter to the   ... Read More

Researchers hunt for clues in our blood to discover COVID-19 vaccines of the future

vchal/iStockBy DR. SHIELA BEROUKHIM AFRAHIMI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Although front-runner COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna boast efficacy rates of greater than 90%, scientists say it is crucial to continue to study new vaccines, which could be   ... Read More

Health experts on COVID-19 vaccine: Americans have ‘a lot of distrust’

MarsBars/iStockBy CELIA DARROUGH and DESIREE ADIB, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The man who is leading Operation Warp Speed said there is one thing that keeps him up at night: the possibility of making coronavirus vaccines available to people   ... Read More

CDC to encourage ‘Vaccinated for COVID-19’ buttons

narvikk/iStockBy ANNE FLAHERTY and STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- If there are "I Voted" stickers, why not "Vaccinated for COVID-19" buttons?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is planning to offer health care providers a template they   ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccines not expected for pregnant people for some time

Blue Planet Studio/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- With two COVID-19 vaccines possibly being authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this month, the question remains when pregnant people will be able to access a   ... Read More

COVID-19 nurse at full hospital explains what caring for patients is like

HRAUN/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(PITTSBURGH) -- Nurse Carly Thomas was among the first health care workers assigned to her western Pennsylvania hospital's COVID-19 unit in March.

"That day, those nurses prayed," Thomas, who has worked at Excela Westmoreland   ... Read More

CDC shortening recommended COVID-19 quarantine period from 14 to 7-10 days

2k Studio/iStockBy SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced alternatives to its two-week recommended quarantine period for individuals who have been exposed to COVID-19.

The CDC's 14-day guidance has been one   ... Read More

This doctor helps provide more options for women suffering from fibroids

ABCBy DANIELLE GENET and DR. ALEXIS E. CARRINGTON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Dayka Robinson and Dr. Soyini Hawkins are two of the approximately 80% of women who develop fibroids by age 50.

They are also two Black women   ... Read More

Keke Palmer shares she has PCOS: Here’s what to know about it

STEVEN FERDMAN/AFP via Getty ImagesBy MEGAN STONE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Keke Palmer has been struggling to control her acne for her entire adult life and, only now, found out what was triggering her persistent breakouts.

After a   ... Read More

TikTok mom fires back at comments criticizing how she feeds her baby

Aiselin82/iStockBy GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Baby-led weaning is a method of parents allowing babies to feed themselves hand-held food starting at six months old, as defined by one research report. The method made sense   ... Read More

As COVID-19 cases rise, some hospitals are again forced to suspend elective surgeries

XiXinXing/iStockBy LAURA ROMERO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- As numerous states continue to see an uptick in coronavirus cases, some hospitals are being forced to hit pause on elective surgeries -- a measure that was last seen in the   ... Read More

Dermatologists share ways to treat and prevent ‘maskne’

Rattankun Thongbun/iStockBy DR. STEPHANIE E. FARBER, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague society, many have noticed that it is also plaguing their skin.'Maskne,' the nickname given to the many skin plights arising   ... Read More

Elected officials criticized for not following own COVID-19 advice

Ksenia Shestakova/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The day before Thanksgiving, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock urged his constituents to remain in their households and refrain from travel during the holiday if they could.

That same day,   ... Read More

FDA ‘working day and night’ on COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization, commissioner tells ABC News

simon2579/iStockBY: CATERINA ANDREANO, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) — Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn told Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News' chief health and medical correspondent, that the agency has "all hands on deck" and is "working day and   ... Read More

Coronavirus likely in US as early as December 2019: Study

da-kuk/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus may have been present in the United States weeks earlier than scientists realized, according to new government research.

While COVID-19 cases were first identified in China in December, the   ... Read More

Main News Page


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