• By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    NEW ZEALAND HITS VIRUS HIGH, PUSHES VACCINATION AS WAY OUT

    New Zealand counted its most new coronavirus cases of the pandemic as an outbreak in its largest city grew and officials urged vaccinations...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    GROUP DECRIES SENTENCING OF OKLAHOMA WOMAN FOR MISCARRIAGE

    A women's advocacy group is decrying the sentencing of an Oklahoma woman to prison after she suffered a miscarriage while using methamphetamine

    Miscarriage, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    POWELL'S AGE AND CANCER BOUT LEFT HIM VULNERABLE TO COVID

    Despite getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Colin Powell remained vulnerable to the virus because of his advanced age and history...

    Cancer, Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    MEXICO CITY LOWERS PANDEMIC ALERT TO LOWEST LEVEL

    Mexico's capital has returned to the lowest level on its COVID-19 pandemic warning system for the first time since June

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    RESTAURANTS CLOSED IN PARTS OF SLOVAKIA AMID COVID-19 SURGE

    Slovakia has reimposed coronavirus restrictions in the hardest-hit parts of the country amid the latest surge of infections

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    OFFICIAL: CZECH PRESIDENT CAN'T PERFORM DUTIES DUE TO HEALTH

    A Czech official says health problems are preventing Czech President Milos Zeman from carrying out his duties

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    RIGHTS WATCHDOG FAULTS MALTA FOR ABORTION, JOURNALIST SAFETY

    A European human rights watchdog is recommending that Malta legalize abortion, improve gender equality and implement reforms to protect...

    Abortion, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    BELARUS SUSPENDS ROUTINE MEDICAL CARE TO FOCUS ON COVID-19

    Belarus has ordered a halt to routine medical care at state clinics in order to devote more resources to coronavirus patients

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    WHY COVID BOOSTERS WEREN'T TWEAKED TO BETTER MATCH VARIANTS

    COVID-19 booster shots are an extra dose of the original vaccine, and some experts wonder why they weren't updated to better match...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    SLOVENIA PM BLAMES RISING INFECTIONS ON VIRUS PROTESTERS

    Slovenia's populist prime minister has blamed a rise in COVID-19 infections on protests in early October that erupted in clashes between...

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    RUSSIA'S CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS EXCEED 8 MILLION

    Russia's total number of coronavirus infections has topped 8 million and the daily infection toll hit a new record

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    EU SAYS EXPORTS OF COVID-19 VACCINES NOW TOP 1 BILLION MARK

    The European Union says it now has exported over 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the rest of the world

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    AUSTRALIA'S QUEENSLAND STATE TO OPEN TO VACCINATED TRAVELERS

    Australia's Queensland state plans to open to vaccinated travelers, ending the status it has enjoyed throughout the pandemic of being...

    Plan, Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    HARRIS TO DISCUSS DROUGHT, CLIMATE CHANGE AT LAKE MEAD

    Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday will visit Lake Mead in Nevada to highlight the problems caused by Western drought

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    VACCINES, MASKS? JAPAN PUZZLING OVER SUDDEN VIRUS SUCCESS

    Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story

    Vaccination, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    HARRIS TO DISCUSS DROUGHT, CLIMATE CHANGE AT LAKE MEAD

    Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday will visit Lake Mead in Nevada to highlight the problems caused by Western drought

    Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    BILL CLINTON RELEASED FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL, FIVE DAYS AFTER HE WAS ADMITTED WITH INFECTION

    Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    BILL CLINTON TO BE RELEASED FROM CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL

    Bill Clinton spent a fifth night at a Southern California hospital where he is recovering from an infection but is expected to be released...

    Hospital, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    IN QUIET DEBUT, ALZHEIMER'S DRUG FINDS QUESTIONS, SKEPTICISM

    Persistent concerns about the first new Alzheimer's treatment in more than 20 years are curbing access more than four months after...

    Alzheimer, Drugs, Health
  • By ABC News   -   Oct 19, 2021

    THE LATEST: ANOTHER RECORD IN RUSSIA'S DAILY VIRUS NUMBERS

    Russia is reporting its largest daily number of new coronavirus infections, more than 70% up on the number a month ago as the country...

    Face, Health