• By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    TEXAS WOMAN SPITS ON COUNTER AFTER BEING TOLD TO WEAR A MASK

    A woman in Fort Worth, Texas became verbally abusive and spit on the counter of a 7-Eleven after being told she needed to wear a face...

    Face, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    BUTTIGIEG, SC CAPITAL CITY MAYOR TEAMING UP ON COVID EFFORT

    Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has teamed up with the mayor of South Carolina's capital...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS REOPEN IN A CHANGED PANDEMIC WORLD

    Eager to hit the slot machines and table games after a 108-day absence, gamblers endured wearing face masks and did without smoking...

    Face, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    KANSAS GOVERNOR ORDERS MASKS TO BE WORN IN PUBLIC, AT WORK

    Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly has issued an order directing Kansas residents to wear masks in public places and their workplaces

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    CRITICS SLAM CHANGES IN ICU CAPACITY REPORTING IN HOUSTON

    Houston area officials are criticizing a change in how local hospitals are reporting intensive care unit capacity during the coronavirus...

    Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    FRENCH MEDICS SUE OVER MASK, EQUIPMENT SHORTAGES AMID VIRUS

    A collective of health care workers is seeking a broad legal inquiry into France's failure to provide adequate masks, gloves and other...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    U.S., SOUTH AFRICA REPORT NEW RECORD CORONAVIRUS RISES

    The United States and South Africa reported a new daily records of coronavirus cases, underlining the challenges still ahead as countries...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    LONG-SHUT FACTORY HELPS COVID-STRUCK AFGHANS BREATHE FREE

    For seven years, Najibullah Seddiqi's oxygen factory sat idle in the Afghan capital Kabul

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    THE LATEST: INDIA VIRUS COUNT TOPS 600,000 AMID RECENT SURGE

    The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in India has topped 600,000, with health authorities reporting 19,148 new cases in the...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    CALIFORNIA TAKES STEP BACK FROM REOPENING AMID VIRUS SURGE

    California has reversed course on its economic reopening as cases of the coronavirus surge

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    LIVES LOST: BRAZILIAN TODDLER WAS SAYING HER FIRST WORDS

    The coronavirus death toll in Brazil keeps rising and among the dead is a little girl named Vitoria Gabrielle from a working class...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    CLOSING BARS TO STOP CORONAVIRUS SPREAD IS BACKED BY SCIENCE

    Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    ASIA TODAY: OUTBREAK GROWS IN AUSTRALIA'S 2ND-LARGEST CITY

    A coronavirus outbreak in Australia's second-largest city continued to grow, and the Northern Territory detected its first case in...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    MICHIGAN GOVERNOR CLOSES INDOOR BARS, ALLOWS TO-GO COCKTAILS

    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is closing indoor seating in bars in parts of the state, including a city with a bar that has been linked...

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    MISSISSIPPI BANS ABORTION BASED ON RACE, SEX, GENETIC ISSUES

    Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a law banning abortion based on the race, sex or genetic anomalies of a fetus

    Anomaly, Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    NEW ZEALAND'S HEALTH MINISTER RESIGNS AFTER VIRUS BLUNDERS

    New Zealand's health minister has resigned following a series of personal blunders during the coronavirus pandemic

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 2, 2020

    ALASKA OIL CHECKS SMALLER, BUT THEY HELP PAY VIRUS BILLS

    Alaska residents began receiving their yearly share of the state's oil wealth on Wednesday

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 1, 2020

    OFFICIAL SUGGESTS KANSAS BLEW CHANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS RESPITE

    Kansas' top public health official predicts the state will face steeper increases in new coronavirus cases

    Face, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 1, 2020

    PERUVIANS FILL STREETS AS LOCKDOWN ENDS DESPITE INFECTIONS

    Blocks-long lines have formed at food markets, bus stops and shopping centers in Peru's capital as people leave their homes en masse...

    Food, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Jul 1, 2020

    CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR ROLLS BACK MORE OPENINGS DUE TO VIRUS

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a three-week closure of bars and indoor operations of restaurants and certain other businesses...

    Health