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FDA 'working day and night' on COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization, commissioner tells ABC News

BY: CATERINA ANDREANO, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn told Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News' chief health and medical correspondent, that the agency has "all hands on deck" and is "working day and night, and on the weekends" to evaluate and clear multiple coronavirus…... Read More

Who gets the vaccine first and who decides? 3 things to know about tomorrow's CDC committee meeting

BY: STEPHANIE EBBS AND ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — With the Food and Drug Administration set to evaluate the two COVID-19 vaccine candidates in the coming weeks -- good news for a country fatigued by what seems to be a never-ending pandemic -- who will get the first doses?…... Read More

Anticipating a vaccine, supply chain preps for shortages, funding concerns

By SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With the steady march toward a safe, effective and authorized coronavirus vaccine, another race now runs alongside: how to dispatch tens of millions of doses across every corner of the nation and globe, and do it safely, securely and swiftly. The solution will…... Read More

Meet the ICU doctor who is going viral for embracing a COVID-19 patient

By THE GMA TEAM, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- Dr. Joseph Varon, chief of staff at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, was on his 252nd consecutive day working during the coronavirus pandemic when he took time to comfort a patient on Thanksgiving Day.Varon, who leads the hospital's coronavirus unit, was dressed…... Read More

Chrissy Teigen opens up about breastfeeding struggles

By MEGAN STONE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Chrissy Teigen is hoping she can help break down the stigma regarding breast milk versus formula by opening up about her own breastfeeding struggles.In a lengthy Twitter thread on Sunday, the Cravings author called to "normalize formula.""Normalize breastfeeding is such a huge, wonderful…... Read More

Moderna to seek FDA emergency authorization after COVID-19 vaccine shows 94% efficacy

By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Moderna announced Monday it will ask the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization (EUA) for its COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second company, after Pfizer, to seek EUA for a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.Pfizer's public FDA hearing -- a…... Read More

As 75 Hard fitness program trends on TikTok, experts raise red flags

By LESLEY HAULER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the coronavirus pandemic rages on and quarantine orders are being extended, people have turned to new places to get workout inspiration at home.Fitness videos on TikTok have grown exponentially since the pandemic began, as many looked for new ways to stay in…... Read More

How state health departments might view Biden's COVID response plan

By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With the novel coronavirus surging in states across the country, state leaders are scrambling to develop plans to contain the outbreak as many critics say the Trump administration remains largely disengaged.But former health officials and experts told ABC News that those offices…... Read More

Here's how long Thanksgiving leftovers last

By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Before making a Pilgrim sandwich or a turkey pot pie, be sure to check guidelines for the fridge life of your favorite Thanksgiving eats.Here's how long your leftovers will last in the fridge, freezer or both, according to the U.S. Department of…... Read More

Mom's post about dolls with disabilities shows why 'representation matters'

By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Representation matters.That's the reason behind one mom's viral post about dolls with disabilities. Her daughter, Ivy, has Down syndrome and now has a doll that looks just like her.Lindsay Filcik told ABC News' Good Morning America she believes it is important for…... Read More

Anticipating a vaccine, supply chain preps for challenges ahead

By SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With the steady march toward a safe, effective and authorized coronavirus vaccine, another race now runs alongside: how to dispatch tens of millions of doses across every corner of the nation and globe, and do it safely, securely and swiftly. The solution will…... Read More