Double amputee beats breast cancer diagnosis

Double amputee beats breast cancer diagnosis

(NEW YORK) -- Even before her stage two breast cancer diagnosis in 2020, Yvonne Llanes knew her strength -- and her community. Llanes, who was first introduced to "World News Tonight" in 2017, had lost both of her legs nearly 16 years ago in a freak accident. For a decade,…
US regulators weigh whether people can mix COVID booster shots

US regulators weigh whether people can mix COVID booster shots

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. regulators are considering revising the rules for COVID-19 vaccines to allow people to opt for a different type of shot for their booster than what they originally received, a move that would enable people who got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to receive the Moderna or Pfizer…
Why experts say monoclonal antibodies aren’t vaccine substitute

Why experts say monoclonal antibodies aren’t vaccine substitute

(NEW YORK) -- Despite more than 187 million Americans being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and data and attestations from researchers and public health officials that the vaccines are safe an effective, a small and in some cases vocal minority of Americans are reluctant to get the shot. The reasons vary,…