By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A mom in Canada is warning parents and caregivers after she says her young son ingested hand sanitizer thinking it was food.Nikki Teixeira, of Manitoba, Canada, said her 18-mo...

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BY: DR. DAVE HARRISON AND SONY SALZMAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — On Friday, the CDC updated its website to acknowledge that airborne transmission of the coronavirus...

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By ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that it made a mistake when it posted new guidance online citing “growing evidence” that COVID-19 is airborne, send...

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(NEW YORK) -- Public health experts have proposed a national COVID-19 strategy based on the Obama administration's HIV/AIDS strategy.In a newly published p...

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By CATHERINE THORBECKE and ALEXANDRA LAMBERT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the daily headlines and mounting death tolls sow widespread anxiety among a population grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses and others...

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By STEPHANIE EBBS and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reversed guidance on who should be tested for the virus that causes COVID-19, specifying that asymptomatic people wh...

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(NEW YORK) -- Olympic gold-medal-winning figure skater Tara Lipinski is opening up about undergoing endometriosis surgery in hopes of breaking down barriers around the condition t...

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By DR. LEAH CROLL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As America waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's director, Robert Redfield, said we all might be better protected by simply continuing to wear...

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By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A year-old boy from Virginia was given a very special gift this week: the ability to hear his mother’s voice.Maison McMillian, of Richmond, sat on his mother Lauryn Webb’s lap as h...

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By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Clorox wipes are still in short supply due to increased demand as Americans continue to clean off frequently used surfaces to combat the spread of coronavirus, but another household cl...

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By PRIYA AMIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Nine months into the global pandemic, scientists are still piecing together the mystery of the first crossover event, in which the coronavirus moved from bats to an intermediary animal and...

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By DR. ALEXANDRIA LAMBERT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A growing chorus of experts is calling on Russian scientists to explain potential discrepancies in the data supporting the country's COVID-19 vaccine, dubbed Sputnik V....

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By DR. LEAH CROLL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With less than two months to go before the U.S. presidential election, many Americans are worried about voting safely during the pandemic."As the pandemic continues to spread,...

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BY: STEPHANIE EBBS and TRISH TURNER(ATLANTA) -- Public health officials working to make a potential COVID-19 vaccine available to all Americans said they need more than $25 billion to make it happen, but the continued impasse between...

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