More cities may bring back mask mandates as COVID cases rise

(NEW YORK) -- Cities and counties throughout the United States are considering reinstating mask mandates as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise.In Los Angeles County, 8,091 new infections were reported on Friday, the latest date for which data is available, according to the... Read More.

US confirms first cases of monkeypox in children

(ATLANTA) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed the first cases of monkeypox in children, federal officials said Friday.The two cases are unrelated and were likely the result of household transmission, federal officials confirmed to ABC News.CDC Director Rochelle Walensky first disclosed... Read More.

Monkeypox cases up 77% in one week: WHO

(NEW YORK) -- Monkeypox cases around the world have increased 77% in seven days, the World Health Organization said Thursday.There have been 6,027 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox in 59 countries as of Monday, up 2,614 cases from June 27, the last time the WHO... Read More.