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The president’s COVID-19 diagnosis raises a number of questions about when the president was infected and how many other people in the White House might be sick.
At last night’s debate, the president got confused about his own policy—and Joe Biden’s.
The state’s coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are at an all-time high.
A little-noticed indicator was flashing red before any of the blazes began.
Millions of coronavirus tests may be happening without their results being made public.
Hurricane Laura, the strongest storm on record to strike Louisiana, is yet another calamity on top of wildfires, wind storms, and the pandemic.
The party’s senators have a new plan to face down the world’s greatest obstacle to dealing with climate change.
The U.S. has never had enough coronavirus tests. Now a group of epidemiologists, economists, and dreamers is plotting a new strategy to defeat the virus, even before a vaccine is found.
For the first time in 41 years, researchers have provided a new answer to one of the thorniest—and most fundamental—questions in Earth science.
Sixteen states have reported record caseloads since Sunday.
U.S. coronavirus testing could fail again, as surging demand creates new backlogs and delays.
The U.S. has seen more cases in the past week than in any week since the pandemic began.
Businesses are reopening. Protests are erupting nationwide. But the virus isn’t done with us.
The country should expect a spike in less than two weeks, public-health experts say.
The government’s disease-fighting agency is conflating viral and antibody tests, compromising a few crucial metrics that governors depend on to reopen their economies. Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and other states are doing the same.
The CDC has quietly started releasing nationwide numbers. But they contradict what states themselves are reporting.
The state is combining results from viral and antibody tests in the same statistic. This threatens to confound America’s understanding of the pandemic.
The country faces the same problem today that it did two months ago: There are not enough tests to contain the virus.
Few figures tell you anything useful about how the coronavirus has spread through the U.S. Here’s one that does.
According to the administration’s own math, the pollution rules could eliminate jobs, discourage driving, and inflict billions in damage.