By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Johnson & Johnson will ship the first batch of its coronavirus vaccine to states and pharmacies on Monday, just two days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave Emergency Use Authorization.The pharmaceutical... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized use of a third COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S., declaring the Johnson & Johnson vaccine safe and effective in adults 18 and older.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. continues to celebrate Black History Month, Black medical workers are shining a spotlight on the lack of diversity in their profession.A biennial study conducted in 2018 by the Association... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A girl who's been hospitalized for most of her life is inspiring millions with her contagious spirit.Isabella Thompson, 7, was born with hirschsprung's disease, severe combined immunodeficiency and a form of dwarfism. Bella has had 21... Read More.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- At the White House COVID response team briefing Friday, top U.S. health officials warned that recent progress in declining case numbers appears to have stalled and that restrictions shouldn’t be eased until the U.S. baseline is... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- An independent advisory panel of infectious disease experts, doctors and scientists voted unanimously to recommend the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson for emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas will deploy more than 1,100 National Guardsmen to help administer COVID-19 vaccines to homebound seniors in rural and isolated areas."We are announcing today a statewide program to save our seniors,"... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Health care provider One Medical has been cut off from the vaccine rollout in five California counties after ineligible patients jumped the line to get the coveted shot.Vaccine allocations were stopped... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The nation's third vaccine against COVID-19 is up for review Friday by an independent advisory panel of infectious disease experts, doctors and scientists.It's a critical step in determining whether... Read More.
By DR. STEPHANIE WIDMER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Since the beginning of the pandemic, toxicologists across the country have reported an uptick in poisonings as more people have begun trying at-home coronavirus remedies -- to both prevent catching the virus and to... Read More.
By DR. RAEHANNAH JAMSHIDI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Though Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House chief medical adviser, predicted a COVID-19 vaccine may not be available for high schoolers until the fall and for younger kids until early next year, scientists and... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO and ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Nearly 50,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments in Massachusetts were snatched up in 90 minutes Thursday morning, as residents were told they could be waiting hours, or even days, to schedule one of the... Read More.