Fauci warns progress in COVID fight appears to have stalled

Fauci warns progress in COVID fight appears to have stalled

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 much lower.Numbers have fallen precipitously since early…
7-year-old fighting multiple health conditions brings smiles to millions on TikTok

7-year-old fighting multiple health conditions brings smiles to millions on TikTok

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 surgeries, including a bone marrow transplant, and is on…
COVID-19 vaccine testing on children: What scientists want you to know

COVID-19 vaccine testing on children: What scientists want you to know

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 vaccine makers say studies are moving as…
Do-it-yourself COVID treatments an evolving threat

Do-it-yourself COVID treatments an evolving threat

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 attempt to cure it.It's been months since…
VaccineFinder tool aims to help Americans locate available COVID-19 vaccines

VaccineFinder tool aims to help Americans locate available COVID-19 vaccines

By ARIELLE MITROPOULUS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Although the pace of the coronavirus vaccine rollout seems to be picking up across the country, many Americans have been left frustrated by their inability to secure an appointment. With limited vaccine supplies, and very high demand, state-run websites have been overwhelmed,…