Health

Tarrah Gibbons
August 02, 2020 - 11:39 am
If you’re heading to the supermarket to buy red onions, you may want to be careful. Federal health officials linked a United States Salmonella outbreak to red onions.
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August 01, 2020 - 6:03 pm
BY: DR. LAITH ALEXANDER AND SONY SALZMAN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- When it comes to vaccines, experts agree that a hassle-free single shot is always preferred over a two-shot vaccine requiring multiple trips to the doctors' office. "In the history of vaccines, anything that has been a two-shot...
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Rebekah Sager
July 31, 2020 - 3:39 pm
If you’re curious about what your chances are of getting COVID-19 based on where you live in the U.S., here are the rates of positive coronavirus tests in each state.
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July 31, 2020 - 7:28 am
By OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A number of the nation's top public health officials have said in recent days that Americans searching for extra layers of protection against the novel coronavirus while out in public may want to try face shields -- clear pieces of plastic that cover the face...
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July 31, 2020 - 7:09 am
By DR. JAY BHATT and LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the summer heat and new cases of the novel coronavirus continue to surge in much of the country, scientists are warily watching what potential impact retreating into air conditioned spaces may be having on the further spread of the...
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July 31, 2020 - 6:19 am
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson took a step forward with its COVID-19 vaccine candidate Thursday, releasing promising data after testing on monkeys and at the same time announcing the start of clinical testing on humans. According to results...
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July 31, 2020 - 5:34 am
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Despite rising coronavirus cases across the nation, many people have been packing into some of their favorite hotspots over the summer, flouting social distancing guidance and rules as well as mask-wearing. There have been several incidents across the country...
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July 31, 2020 - 5:24 am
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The back to school season for Jillian Glawson, a mom of three in Texas, looks much different this year. Instead of just shopping for pencils and backpacks for her two older kids, ages 8 and 5, Glawson is searching for curriculum plans. She and her husband...
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Holly Quan
July 31, 2020 - 5:00 am
With school starting for some public school districts in less than two weeks, nonprofit groups are forming learning ‘hubs’ to keep the achievement gap from growing even wider.
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July 31, 2020 - 5:00 am
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The United States' coronavirus response is failing and needs to get back on track, according to the nation's doctors. This month, the U.S. hit an abysmal 4.4 million infections and 150,000 deaths from the virus. Cases, fatalities and hospitalizations...
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