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22-year-old describes 12 days with coronavirus: ‘I thought if I fell asleep, I wouldn’t wake up’

Amy Shircel(NEW YORK) -- Amy Shircel thought she had a nasty cold.

The 22-year-old is healthy, active and well below the age considered high risk for novel coronavirus.

Then, Shircel's fever shot up to 102. She began vomiting. She   ... Read More

At least 12 of 18 dead at Massachusetts veterans hospital had COVID-19

Derek Brumby/iStock(BOSTON) -- The number of deaths at a Massachusetts health care facility for veterans continued to rise amid the novel coronavirus crisis, with at least 18 residents reported dead as of Thursday afternoon, state officials said.

Twelve of   ... Read More

Navy fires captain of aircraft carrier over leak of letter to leadership

US Navy(NEW YORK) -- The captain of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been relieved of duty for exercising "poor judgment" in not safeguarding information in a letter to Navy leadership that was leaked to a newspaper. The   ... Read More

Washington nursing home could face fines for allegedly mishandling virus spread

ABC News(SEATTLE) -- A Seattle-area nursing home that became the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Washington could face $611,000 in fines and possible loss of government funding for violating federal guidelines put in place to stop the spread   ... Read More

95-year-old WWII veteran shares positive message after surviving coronavirus

ABC News(SALEM, Oregon) -- William "Bill" Kelly, a 95-year-old veteran of WWII 2 who also lived through the Great Depression has added another accomplishment to his name after contracting the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and beating it.

"I am doing   ... Read More

To keep the lights on during COVID-19 emergency, power company workers sequester in the office

An undated photo shared by the City of Tallahassee in Florida shows RVs set up to house utility workers during the COVID19 pandemic.- (City of Tallahassee)(NEW YORK) -- Think how much worse this coronavirus crisis would be if the   ... Read More

12,000 people apply for NASA’s next class of astronauts, with plans to reach Mars

LaserLens/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- More than 12,000 people applied to be a member of NASA's next class of astronauts, which has plans to send the first woman to the Moon by 2024 and first humans to Mars in the 2030s

Applications   ... Read More

Medical supplies seized from alleged price gouger to be distributed to hospitals

Kameleon007/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of thousands of masks and other pieces of medical equipment seized from a Brooklyn man will be distributed to medical workers on the front lines treating novel coronavirus patients in New York and New Jersey,   ... Read More

Some patients in cardiac arrest may not be brought to hospitals for medical help, memo says

katifcam/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Public and private EMS services in New York City and Long Island have been stretched to the brink, according to an internal memo obtained by ABC News.

The memo, distributed late Wednesday to New York officials   ... Read More

April winter storm moving through Heartland, severe weather expected in Texas

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A storm system and a cold front are moving out of the Rockies as heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain are now headed for the Upper Midwest and the Plains.

Already, up to 17 inches   ... Read More

Texas, Florida may be the next hot spots for COVID-19

felixmizioznikov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly, with 100,000 additional confirmed cases in the U.S. this past week alone, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Part of the U.S. and the global community have been   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: 1 million cases worldwide

jarun011/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has killed at least 5,648 people in the United States and more than 51,000 worldwide.

Worldwide, more than 1 million people have been diagnosed with the new respiratory virus, which   ... Read More

Engineer tried to crash train into USNS Mercy in Los Angeles: Feds

diomoyega/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- Investigators arrested a California train engineer Tuesday after he allegedly derailed a train in a bid to crash into the USNS Mercy, the hospital ship treating non-COVID-19 patients at the Port of Los Angeles to lessen   ... Read More

Newspaper delivery man and his family bring groceries to seniors amid coronavirus

Courtesy Erin Dailey(TRENTON, N.J.) -- At a time when countless Americans are relying on local heroes to stay safe, Greg Dailey and his family are stepping up.

Dailey is a small business owner and newspaper delivery man in Mercer   ... Read More

US coronavirus death toll crosses 5,000

Samara Heisz/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 47,000 people around the world, including at least 5,116 people in the United States.

Globally, more than 935,000 people have been diagnosed   ... Read More

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22-year-old describes 12 days with coronavirus: ‘I thought if I fell asleep, I wouldn’t wake up’

Amy Shircel(NEW YORK) -- Amy Shircel thought she had a nasty cold.

The 22-year-old is healthy, active and well below the age considered high risk for novel coronavirus.

Then, Shircel's fever shot up to 102. She began vomiting. She   ... Read More

At least 12 of 18 dead at Massachusetts veterans hospital had COVID-19

Derek Brumby/iStock(BOSTON) -- The number of deaths at a Massachusetts health care facility for veterans continued to rise amid the novel coronavirus crisis, with at least 18 residents reported dead as of Thursday afternoon, state officials said.

Twelve of   ... Read More

Navy fires captain of aircraft carrier over leak of letter to leadership

US Navy(NEW YORK) -- The captain of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been relieved of duty for exercising "poor judgment" in not safeguarding information in a letter to Navy leadership that was leaked to a newspaper. The   ... Read More

Washington nursing home could face fines for allegedly mishandling virus spread

ABC News(SEATTLE) -- A Seattle-area nursing home that became the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Washington could face $611,000 in fines and possible loss of government funding for violating federal guidelines put in place to stop the spread   ... Read More

95-year-old WWII veteran shares positive message after surviving coronavirus

ABC News(SALEM, Oregon) -- William "Bill" Kelly, a 95-year-old veteran of WWII 2 who also lived through the Great Depression has added another accomplishment to his name after contracting the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and beating it.

"I am doing   ... Read More

To keep the lights on during COVID-19 emergency, power company workers sequester in the office

An undated photo shared by the City of Tallahassee in Florida shows RVs set up to house utility workers during the COVID19 pandemic.- (City of Tallahassee)(NEW YORK) -- Think how much worse this coronavirus crisis would be if the   ... Read More

12,000 people apply for NASA’s next class of astronauts, with plans to reach Mars

LaserLens/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- More than 12,000 people applied to be a member of NASA's next class of astronauts, which has plans to send the first woman to the Moon by 2024 and first humans to Mars in the 2030s

Applications   ... Read More

Medical supplies seized from alleged price gouger to be distributed to hospitals

Kameleon007/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of thousands of masks and other pieces of medical equipment seized from a Brooklyn man will be distributed to medical workers on the front lines treating novel coronavirus patients in New York and New Jersey,   ... Read More

Some patients in cardiac arrest may not be brought to hospitals for medical help, memo says

katifcam/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Public and private EMS services in New York City and Long Island have been stretched to the brink, according to an internal memo obtained by ABC News.

The memo, distributed late Wednesday to New York officials   ... Read More

April winter storm moving through Heartland, severe weather expected in Texas

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A storm system and a cold front are moving out of the Rockies as heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain are now headed for the Upper Midwest and the Plains.

Already, up to 17 inches   ... Read More

Texas, Florida may be the next hot spots for COVID-19

felixmizioznikov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly, with 100,000 additional confirmed cases in the U.S. this past week alone, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Part of the U.S. and the global community have been   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: 1 million cases worldwide

jarun011/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has killed at least 5,648 people in the United States and more than 51,000 worldwide.

Worldwide, more than 1 million people have been diagnosed with the new respiratory virus, which   ... Read More

Engineer tried to crash train into USNS Mercy in Los Angeles: Feds

diomoyega/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- Investigators arrested a California train engineer Tuesday after he allegedly derailed a train in a bid to crash into the USNS Mercy, the hospital ship treating non-COVID-19 patients at the Port of Los Angeles to lessen   ... Read More

Newspaper delivery man and his family bring groceries to seniors amid coronavirus

Courtesy Erin Dailey(TRENTON, N.J.) -- At a time when countless Americans are relying on local heroes to stay safe, Greg Dailey and his family are stepping up.

Dailey is a small business owner and newspaper delivery man in Mercer   ... Read More

US coronavirus death toll crosses 5,000

Samara Heisz/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 47,000 people around the world, including at least 5,116 people in the United States.

Globally, more than 935,000 people have been diagnosed   ... Read More

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