Health

July 07, 2020 - 6:36 am
By LAURA ROMERO, BENJAMIN SIEGEL and DR. JAY BHATT, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After losing his job abruptly amid the coronavirus in March, Alejandro Curbelo saw a TV ad for a unique volunteering opportunity to help with contact tracing in the U.S. At the time Curbelo, a Cuban native, was living in...
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July 07, 2020 - 6:23 am
By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (HOUSTON) -- Maggie Sillero's pregnancy was full of surprises -- good and bad. The Houston-based Sillero told ABC News' Good Morning America she was shocked to find out she was having triplets. "I really could not believe it, and I waited awhile to tell our...
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July 06, 2020 - 7:58 am
Florida surpassed its record for coronavirus cases over the holiday weekend, reporting over 11,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Independence Day.
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July 04, 2020 - 11:39 am
By ALEXIS CARRINGTON, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- More pregnant women and new mothers are experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study. The disruptions of the COVID-19 on daily life has left many feeling anxious or depressed, making the future...
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July 03, 2020 - 7:11 pm
By Anne Flaherty, ABC News Even people without symptoms should get tested for COVID-19 if they have reason to suspect they might have been exposed to the virus, including being part of a crowd, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told ABC News on Friday...
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July 03, 2020 - 9:16 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, public health officials have gained greater visibility and in some cases, like Dr. Anthony Fauci, the longtime head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, became household names. But along with...
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July 03, 2020 - 8:31 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In the days leading up to the Fourth of July weekend, the U.S. has seen record numbers of new cases of COVID-19. Officials from Los Angeles County to Galveston, Texas, and Miami announced that beaches won't be opening over the holiday weekend and fireworks...
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July 03, 2020 - 8:12 am
By DR. STEPHANIE E. FARBER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In the ongoing quest for COVID-19 solutions, some researchers have said they believe wearable devices -- Apple Watches and FitBits, products by Garmin and WHOOP -- may help provide early warning signs of possible illness. One device in particular,...
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July 02, 2020 - 5:30 pm
By Dr. Ayodola Adigun, Dr. Alexis E. Carrington, Dr. Stephanie E. Farber, Dr. Jessica Johnson and Sony Salzman (NEW YORK) -- Masks have become a symbol of the coronavirus pandemic -- at first largely foreign to Americans, then treated skeptically by officials looking to preserve protection for...
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July 02, 2020 - 9:44 am
By SOO RIN KIM, OLIVIA RUBIN, ALI DUKAKIS and LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In New York, the original epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, there are signs of life returning to normal as the caseload and fatality rates have been driven down to levels not seen since early...
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