• By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    HAWAII TO ALLOW SOME NURSES TO PERFORM ABORTIONS

    Gov. David Ige has signed legislation making Hawaii the latest state to allow some nurses to perform abortions

    Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    CALIFORNIA LIFTS COVID-19 LIMITS ON INDOOR WORSHIP SERVICES

    California has lifted its limits on indoor worship services in the face of U.S. Supreme Court and other rulings that struck down the...

    Lifting, Face, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    CDC CHIEF URGES MICHIGAN TO 'CLOSE THINGS DOWN' AMID SPIKE

    The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Michigan should “close things down” to help address surging coronavirus...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    CALIFORNIA RE-OPENS ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE

    California has re-opened enrollment for its state health insurance exchange

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    MICROSOFT BUYING SPEECH RECOGNITION FIRM NUANCE IN $16B DEAL

    Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a cash deal worth $16 billion

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    IMMUNE-BOOSTING DRUG MAY HELP BEFORE LUNG CANCER SURGERY

    Doctors say that a drug that boosts the immune system may help before lung cancer surgery

    Drugs, Cancer, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    NEW MEXICO GOVERNOR SET TO SIGN RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA BILL

    New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is set to sign legislation that will legalize recreational marijuana use and sales in the state

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    INDONESIA SATISFIED WITH EFFECTIVENESS OF CHINESE VACCINE

    Indonesia says it is satisfied with the effectiveness of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine it is using, after the acknowledgement by...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    CZECHS START TO EASE LOCKDOWN, YOUNGEST KIDS BACK TO SCHOOLS

    The Czech Republic has taken its first steps toward easing a tight lockdown

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    CHILLY WEATHER DOESN'T DAMPEN UK JOY AT LOCKDOWN EASING

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to “behave responsibly” as shops, gyms, hairdressers, restaurant patios and beer...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    THAILAND SEES RECORD NEW INFECTIONS AHEAD OF MAJOR FESTIVAL

    Thailand has reported 985 new coronavirus cases, its highest daily increase since the start of the pandemic

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    DANES VACCINATE 100,000 PEOPLE IN A DAY TO TEST SYSTEM

    Denmark is vaccinating 100,000 people in one day as they test their system ahead of a June rollout where four times as many people...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    HUGE GATHERINGS AT INDIA'S HINDU FESTIVAL AS VIRUS SURGES

    Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees gathered by the Ganges River for special prayers, many of them flouting social distancing practices...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    ASIA TODAY: INDIA OVERTAKES BRAZIL AS 2ND-WORST HIT COUNTRY

    India reported another record daily surge in coronavirus infections to overtake Brazil as the second-worst hit country

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    SMALL BUT QUICK: BHUTAN VACCINATES 93% OF ADULTS IN 16 DAYS

    Bhutan's COVID-19 vaccination drive was fast from the start

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    US COLLEGES DIVIDED OVER REQUIRING STUDENT VACCINATIONS

    U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    THE LATEST: NZ REQUIRING BORDER WORKERS GET DOSES THIS MONTH

    New Zealand is requiring that all border workers be vaccinated against the coronavirus by the end of the month

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    UNUSUAL TREATMENT SHOWS PROMISE FOR KIDS WITH BRAIN TUMORS

    Scientists are reporting progress against a deadly type of childhood cancer with an unusual treatment

    Tumors, Cancer, Brain, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    TOKYO ADOPTS TOUGHER VIRUS RULES, STARTS VACCINATING ELDERS

    Tokyo adopted tougher measures against the coronavirus as it struggles to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Apr 13, 2021

    PUBS, HAIRDRESSERS SET TO REOPEN AS UK EASES VIRUS LOCKDOWN

    Millions of people in Britain will get their first chance in months for haircuts, casual shopping and restaurant meals on Monday, as...

    Lifting, Health