Most cases are not life-threatening, which is also what makes the virus a historic challenge to contain.
The value of face coverings varies wildly. Much of it comes down to how we use and maintain them.
If everyone is vigilant and responsible, it can be done safely.
The portion of the population that needs to get sick is not fixed. We can change it.
Some children are having a delayed immune reaction after getting infected. The extent of the condition is just coming into view.
The exact risk is unknown, but it’s a good moment to make sure ventilation systems are working well.
Wash your hands, but lay off the other parts.
No one should be expected to attend an in-person gathering right now.
Making music has benefits beyond tradition. In a pandemic, though, it’s also riskier than staying silent.
Limiting the time and space available to protesters—and the rest of the public—puts everyone in more danger.
Evidence is slowly mounting. Some researchers think that’s enough to recommend it.
Suddenly, many people meet the criteria for clinical depression. Doctors are scrambling to determine who needs urgent intervention, and who is simply the new normal.
Give people the public space they need right now.
A user’s guide to the immune system
Doctors and nurses are risking their lives and dying. People are out of work and struggling to make rent. The president of the United States is suggesting injecting disinfectant.
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Arthur Caplan, NYU’s chief medical ethicist, discusses the tough calls doctors have to make on how to ration care.
On a recent episode of Social Distance, Ed Yong joins to discuss how the coronavirus outbreak will play out in the United States.
Hospitals are poised to face the kind of life-and-death decisions that industrialized countries typically encounter only in times of war and natural disaster.
Join Jim Hamblin, M.D., for a discussion on the latest information surrounding COVID-19.