(NEW YORK) -- It's the first day of fourth grade for Yara Valerio. As her mother, Emma Mercado, packs her lunch in the kitchen, Yara is finishing up her remaining summer school homework in their New York City apartment. In a few minutes, they will... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The likelihood of an extreme epidemic, or one similar to COVID-19, will increase threefold in the coming decades, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The researchers used data from epidemics from the past 400... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy told lawmakers on Tuesday that the pandemic has had a "devastating" impact on the mental health of America's young people. "I'm deeply concerned as a parent and as a doctor that the obstacles this generation of young people... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As vaccination numbers continue to rise, Americans are expected to travel this summer -- taking their first big trip since the start of the pandemic. "I think folks are really eager to make their first trip back, they've been vaccinated and feel... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci told ABC News' Good Morning America Thursday that the "answer to get us back to normality" is a blend of vaccinations and a "gradual" easing of... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A new report demonstrates the "devastating" impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York City's arts and entertainment sector, as many venues, including Broadway theaters, have remained shuttered for nearly a year.One year... Read More.
BY: DANI ALKHOURI, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The pandemic has closed schools, offices, sports arenas and limited social interaction for millions of people -- perhaps an even bigger struggle for young people more used to being active. In a recent survey conducted by... Read More.