MarianVejcik/iStockBy SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Pfizer announced on Monday that a COVID-19 vaccine appears to be at least 90% effective in an early analysis, results that doctors and scientists interviewed by ABC News celebrated as “encouraging” as the nation faces a pandemic that’s already claimed more than
smrm1977/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A 51-year-old woman who served as the gestational carrier for her daughter and son-in-law gave birth to her granddaughter. Julie Loving, 51, delivered a healthy baby girl in an Illinois hospital on Nov. 2 with her daughter, Breanna Lockwood, by her side.
Meyer & Meyer/iStockBy TOMMY BROOKSBANK, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla joined “GMA3: What You Need To Know” Monday to discuss the drug-maker’s coronavirus vaccine after early analysis shows it to be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19. “The vaccine was proven to be very efficacious, overwhelmingly,”
ABC NewsBy KAROLINA RIVAS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — When 13-year-old Brayden Harrington introduced himself to the country at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, he shared the bond that he has with President-elect Joe Biden. “He told me we were members of the same club,” Brayden said at the time.
simon2579/iStockBy SONY SALZMAN, TERI WHITCRAFT and ERIC M. STRAUSS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — In a promising development, an initial glimpse at the data from Pfizer’s ongoing late-stage clinical trial shows that the company’s vaccine is more effective at preventing COVID-19 than placebo. An early morning release said the vaccine
fizkes/iStockBy GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — When Devonte Bennett Bey suddenly became a stay-at-home dad, it was “the best thing that ever happened to me and set me on my path.” He found himself, he told ABC News’ Good Morning America, unemployed after an illness. Bennett Bey,
Meyer & Meyer/iStockBy DR. JAY BHATT and DR. ASHA S. COLLINS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Early in April, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top United States infectious disease expert, said that inability to quickly and efficiently test for COVID-19 was a failure early on. Now, months into the pandemic, what’s
FG Trade/iStockBy DR. DIVYA CHHABRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) — As COVID-19 exacerbates long standing health inequities affecting the Black population, a growing chorus of experts suggest reparations could help narrow the divide. The concept of government-issued reparations for the descendants of slaves has been discussed for decades, with national
Anchiy/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Employees in office settings may be more likely to become infected with the novel coronavirus if they regularly commute to work rather than work from home, according to a new report. Public health investigators who examined possible exposures to COVID-19 among employed