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June 21, 2024 at 7:33 PM

Dr. Anthony Fauci talks COVID response under former President Trump

Dr. Fauci discusses advising Former President Trump during the height of the pandemic, serving under seven presidents as NIAID director.
June 21, 2024 at 7:33 PM
VIDEO: Dr. Fauci on COVID efforts: 'If trying to save people's lives is a crime, I'm guilty'
June 19, 2024 at 7:58 PM

COVID cases may rise this summer. Experts say it's not cause for concern

Early indicators show COVID-19 cases may be increasing across the U.S. this summer. Experts say this is why you shouldn't be concerned.
June 19, 2024 at 7:58 PM
A covid test is seen in Williamsburg, Va., March 18, 2024.
June 19, 2024 at 2:58 AM

Early indicators show US could see a COVID-19 uptick this summer

Wastewater data from the western U.S. showed an increase in viral activity in the past month.
June 19, 2024 at 2:58 AM
Wastewater data from the western U.S. showed an increase in viral activity in the past month.
June 14, 2024 at 2:46 PM

How the pandemic disrupted the supply chain and impacted daily life

ABC News' Elizabeth Schulze speaks with author Peter Goodman about his book "How the World Ran Out of Everything."
June 14, 2024 at 2:46 PM
VIDEO: How the pandemic disrupted the supply chain and impacted daily life
June 12, 2024 at 3:04 PM

How long COVID is impacting communities of color

A Washington Post story documented how getting a diagnosis of long COVID in communities of color can be particularly challenging.
June 12, 2024 at 3:04 PM
VIDEO: How long COVID is impacting communities of color
June 11, 2024 at 1:48 PM

Andrew Cuomo to testify before House panel on COVID nursing home policy

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will testify behind closed doors on Capitol Hill about his COVID response, including his highly scrutinized handling of nursing homes.
June 11, 2024 at 1:48 PM
Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will testify behind closed doors on Capitol Hill about his COVID response, including his highly-scrutinized handling of nursing homes.
June 7, 2024 at 7:31 PM

'Unusual' cancers emerged after the pandemic. Is COVID to blame?

A new article found that aggressive, late-stage cancers have seen an uptick following the pandemic. Is COVID to blame? Dr. Darien Sutton explains.
June 7, 2024 at 7:31 PM
VIDEO: 'Unusual' cancers emerged after the pandemic. Is COVID to blame?
June 4, 2024 at 2:30 PM

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies about COVID response and origins

The former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases defended actions the agency took and recommended amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 4, 2024 at 2:30 PM
VIDEO: Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies about COVID response and origins
June 4, 2024 at 12:04 AM

Fauci pushes back partisan attacks in fiery House hearing over COVID-19 origins

Dr. Fauci, the former top U.S. infectious disease expert, appeared before Congress to dismiss Republican claims that he tried to cover up the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic as "simply preposterous."
June 4, 2024 at 12:04 AM
VIDEO: Fauci pushes back partisan attacks in fiery House hearing over COVID-19 origins
June 3, 2024 at 11:31 PM

Fauci faces scrutiny from House Republicans

Dr. Anthony Fauci sat before Congress as he faces scrutiny from House Republicans over his response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its origins.
June 3, 2024 at 11:31 PM
VIDEO: O'Brien Fauci
June 3, 2024 at 10:40 PM

Fauci grilled at House subcommittee hearing

Former National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci voluntarily testified about the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 3, 2024 at 10:40 PM
Dr. Anthony Fauci voluntarily testified about the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 3, 2024 at 9:57 PM

Key takeaways: Fauci defends against GOP claims on COVID origins, response

House Republicans grilled Dr. Anthony Fauci at a hearing on Monday as they continue to scrutinize his COVID-19 response and examine theories of the virus's origin.
June 3, 2024 at 9:57 PM
Dr. Anthony Fauci, former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, takes his seat as he arrives for a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, DC, June 3, 2024.
June 3, 2024 at 9:10 PM

Fauci issues opening statement in House hearing

Dr. Anthony Fauci, former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the House Oversight Committee.
June 3, 2024 at 9:10 PM
Dr. Anthony Fauci, former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the House Oversight Committee.
June 3, 2024 at 5:33 PM

Fauci to testify Monday

Dr. Anthony Fauci is set to publicly testify on Capitol Hill for the first time in two years in what's expected to be a fiery hearing led by House Republicans. ABC News' Alison Kosik reports.
June 3, 2024 at 5:33 PM
VIDEO: Fauci to testify Monday
June 3, 2024 at 1:20 PM

Republicans poised to grill Anthony Fauci over COVID-19 response, origins

House Republicans are poised to grill Dr. Anthony Fauci at a hearing as they continue to scrutinize his COVID-19 response and examine theories of the virus's origin.
June 3, 2024 at 1:20 PM
House Republicans are poised to grill Dr. Anthony Fauci at a hearing as they continue to scrutinize his COVID-19 response and examine theories of the virus's origin.
1 month ago

North Carolina wants to tighten mask restrictions. Disabled residents are concerned.

Disabled North Carolina residents say a mask ban that is under consideration in the state legislature would make it harder for them to access parts of their communities.
1 month ago
Simone Hetherington, a speaker during public comment, urges lawmakers not to pass the masking bill during the state Senate Rules Committee in the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., May 15, 2024.
1 month ago

Anti-masking bill approved by NC Senate

State Sen. Sydney Batch describes the battle over anti-masking legislation in North Carolina.
1 month ago
State Sen. Sydney Batch describes the battle over anti-masking legislation in North Carolina.
1 month ago

Republican lawmakers in North Carolina pushing to ban masks

The proposed bill was spurred in part due to protests against the war in Gaza on college campuses.
1 month ago
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina are pushing to ban masks
1 month ago

KP.2 is now the dominant COVID variant. Will we see an increase this summer?

A new offshoot of omicron, KP.2, has become the dominant variant in the U.S. Experts are predicting the country may see a mild "swell" of cases this summer.
1 month ago
People play with pool balls in Bryant Park in New York City, Aug. 24, 2021.
2 months ago

COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record low, the CDC says

Weekly COVID hospitalizations have hit their lowest level ever reported since the pandemic began, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2 months ago
In this Aug. 6, 2022, file photo, a sign for the Center for Disease Control headquarters is shown in Atlanta.
2 months ago

12-year-old boy describes 4-year battle with ‘invisible’ disease of long COVID

Theo Huot de Saint-Albin was just 9 when he first contracted COVID-19 in 2020.
2 months ago
VIDEO: 12-year-old boy describes 4-year battle with ‘invisible’ disease of long COVID
3 months ago

US life expectancy rose in 2022 as deaths due to COVID dropped, CDC report finds

A new CDC report published early Thursday found U.S. life expectancy rose in 2022 after two years of declines and following a drop in COVID deaths.
3 months ago
People visit the 'In America: Remember' public art installation near the Washington Monument on the National Mall, Sept. 18, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
3 months ago

What we learned about long COVID 4 years later

Millions of Americans are still experiencing long COVID more than four years since the global COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic.
3 months ago
What we learned about long COVID 4 years later
3 months ago

Long COVID mystery: Researchers are 'scratching the surface' of what they understand

Four years after the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a pandemic, researchers say much is still not understood about a common complication: long COVID.
3 months ago
In this Jan. 27, 2024, file photo, a woman suffering from long Covid is shown in Sheffield, England.
3 months ago

COVID by the numbers: A look at hospitalizations, deaths over 4 years

Monday marks the 4-year anniversary of the WHO declaring the COVID global outbreak to be a pandemic. Here's a look at the virus in the U.S. by the numbers.
3 months ago
A doctor draws the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) booster vaccine  at a pharmacy in Schwenksville, Penn., Sept. 8, 2022.
3 months ago

On the anniversary of the WHO's COVID pandemic declaration, a look back

Monday marks the 4-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring the COVID outbreak a pandemic. ABC News takes a look back at some of the key moments.
3 months ago
In this Jan. 17, 2020, file photo, medical staff transfer patients to Jin Yintan hospital in Wuhan, Hubei, China, after a second person in the city had died of a pneumonia-like virus since the outbreak started in December.
3 months ago

Why COVID-19 patients who could most benefit from Paxlovid still aren’t getting it

Paxlovid has been shown to reduce the risk of severe COVID in high-risk patients, but those who could most benefit from the drug aren't getting it.
3 months ago
Paxlovid manufactured Pfizer.
4 months ago

Andrew Cuomo subpoenaed by congressional panel probing COVID-era nursing homes

The House panel probing the response to the COVID-19 pandemic has subpoenaed former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over his handling of nursing homes during the pandemic.
4 months ago
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo prepares to board a helicopter after announcing his resignation, Aug. 10, 2021, in New York.
4 months ago

CDC updates guidelines for those testing positive for COVID-19

Plus, The Lakers’ Lebron James is very close to a career high record score on the court.
4 months ago
VIDEO: CDC updates guidelines for those testing positive for COVID-19
4 months ago

CDC drops 5-day COVID isolation guidelines

Health officials say people can return to work and regular activities 24 hours after their fever goes away and as long as their symptoms are improving.
4 months ago
VIDEO: CDC drops 5-day COVID isolation guidelines
4 months ago

CDC drops 5-day COVID isolation guideline

People recovering from COVID-19 no longer need to remain isolated for five days after symptoms end, according to the new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
4 months ago
People recovering from COVID-19 no longer need to remain isolated for five days after symptoms end, according to the new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
4 months ago

CDC drops 5-day isolation period for recovering COVID-19 patients

People who are recovering from COVID-19 no longer need to remain isolated for five days after symptoms end, according to new guidance from the CDC.
4 months ago
Pedestrians wear masks in Los Angeles July 13, 2022.
4 months ago

Small study shows a possible reason some long COVID patients experience 'brain fog'

Small study shows a possible reason some long covid patients experience "brain fog" - a discovery that could help the ongoing research for better tests and treatments.
4 months ago
A man wearing a face mask is seen on a street in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 16, 2022.
4 months ago

'High,' 'very high' levels of respiratory virus activity seen in half of states: CDC

New CDC data updated Friday shows 25 states are experiencing ‘high’ or ‘very high’ levels of respiratory illness activity.
4 months ago
Doctors look over a COVID-19 patient in the Medical Intensive care unit (MICU) at St. Luke's Boise Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, Aug. 31, 2021.
4 months ago

CDC report finds COVID patients 4.3 times more likely to develop chronic fatigue

A new CDC study published Wednesday found that COVID-19 patients are 4.3 times more likely to develop chronic fatigue than those who have not had the virus.
4 months ago
In this undated stock photo, a man is seen resting his head in his hands.
4 months ago

COVID-19 patients develop chronic fatigue at higher rate, CDC report finds

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also found that women and older people were at a higher risk.
4 months ago
VIDEO: COVID-19 patients develop chronic fatigue at higher rate, CDC report finds
4 months ago

CDC considering plans to change COVID guidelines: Report

This would be the first change from the agency since 2021, according to The Washington Post.
4 months ago
VIDEO: CDC considering plans to change COVID guidelines: Report
4 months ago

Pregnant people could develop long COVID, study shows

A study presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 2024 annual meeting showed that pregnant people had a lower average of long COVID compared to the average adult, Dr. Jen Ashton explains.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Pregnant people could develop long COVID, study shows
5 months ago

Many students have not regained COVID-era losses in reading, math, report finds

A new report finds students have only recovered about one-third of the original loss in math and one-quarter of the loss in reading experienced during the COVID pandemic.
5 months ago
In an undated stock photo, students are seen raising their hands in a classroom.
5 months ago

Study finds risks for babies born to unvaccinated parent with COVID-19

A new study shows babies born to unvaccinated pregnant people with COVID-19 may be more likely to suffer respiratory disease than those born to vaccinated people.
5 months ago
A new study shows babies born to unvaccinated pregnant people with COVID-19 may be more likely to suffer respiratory disease than those born to vaccinated people.
5 months ago

New CDC respiratory illness numbers

The agency says both flu and COVID hospitalizations have decreased over the last few weeks.
5 months ago
VIDEO: New CDC respiratory illness numbers
5 months ago

Babies born to unvaccinated people who had COVID may risk respiratory distress: Study

A new study shows babies born to unvaccinated pregnant people with COVID-19 may be likely to suffer respiratory disease than those born to vaccinated people.
5 months ago
5 months ago

New study involving pregnancy and COVID

The study shows babies born to mothers who had COVID-19 during pregnancy are three time more likely to have breathing issues after birth.
5 months ago
VIDEO: New study involving pregnancy and COVID
5 months ago

New long COVID study uncovers high inflammation in patients

A new study in Science is shining a light on the continuing impact of long COVID.
5 months ago
Healthcare workers administer COVID-19 PCR test at a free test site in Farragut Square on Dec. 28, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
5 months ago

Why Americans may be at risk of heart problems as COVID, flu spread across US: Expert

As COVID, flu and other viruses continue spreading, an expert says respiratory illness season can lead to an increased risk of heart problems for many Americans.
5 months ago
A general practitioner examining a coughing patient in a clinic, using a stethoscope.
5 months ago

Respiratory illness numbers declining across states

Twenty-three states are experiencing "high" or "very high" levels of respiratory illnesses, according to health officials.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Respiratory illness numbers declining across states
5 months ago

CDC cautions against high respiratory illness cases

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the spread of respiratory illnesses appears to be slowing, for now.
5 months ago
VIDEO: CDC cautions against high respiratory illness cases
5 months ago

COVID hospitalizations increase for 9th straight week: CDC

CDC data updated Friday shows COVID-19 hospitalizations have risen for the ninth straight week while flu hospitalizations decreased for the first time in weeks.
5 months ago
Healthcare workers treat a Covid-19 patient on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) floor at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Jan. 31, 2022.
5 months ago

States report rising levels of flu, COVID and RSV

At least 38 states have reported high or very high levels of respiratory illnesses.
5 months ago
VIDEO: States report rising levels of flu, COVID and RSV
5 months ago

1,500 Americans dying from COVID each week despite vaccines, treatments

Despite availability of COVID vaccines and treatments, an average of 1,500 Americans are dying from the virus every week. Experts explain why this might be happening.
5 months ago
Denise Fractious, 68, of Pasadena, receives her COVID vaccine during a flu and COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Kaiser Permanente Pasadena on Oct. 12, 2023, in Pasadena, Calif.
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