Chansom Pantip/iStockBy ANNE FLAHERTY and CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News (NEW YORK) — It’s the million dollar question everyone is asking: When will life return to normal? And will school be open this fall? The answers are all over the map — from Texas and Mississippi governors declaring their states alreadyRead More →

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy DR. TARUN JAIN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The number of children and adolescents with COVID-19 in Mississippi may be more than 10 times the number of previously reported cases, according to a new study. Pediatricians have previously suggested that because children are more likely to have COVID-19Read More →

hapabapa/iStockBy MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Five states — Texas, Mississippi, Iowa, Montana and North Dakota — have ended, or soon will end, statewide mask mandates, despite the looming threat of COVID-19 and highly transmissible variants. They’re joining 11 other states — Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Missouri,Read More →

Bill Oxford/iStockBy DR. MAIA OU, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 still puzzles researchers, but the public release of a new database may help scientists solve some of the mysteries lingering around this devastating disease. An international team of researchers from institutions including Boston Children’sRead More →

MarsBars/iStockBy SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News (NEW YORK) — With Johnson & Johnson vaccines on their way across the country, a longstanding dilemma for religious conservatives is being revived: much of the research for coronavirus inoculations relies on the use of material derived from human fetal tissue — something they haveRead More →

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy NASIR MALIM, ABC News (NEW YORK) — As larger numbers of people recover from COVID-19, researchers are learning more about “brain fog” in those affected by the virus. For months, doctors and researchers have been aware of a range of longer-term symptoms afflicting people after recovering from anRead More →