The portion of the population that needs to get sick is not fixed. We can change it.
The Alabama Democrat Doug Jones discusses the coronavirus outbreak in the South, new efforts to grapple with the region’s Confederate legacy, and his hopes that this time of crisis leads to systemic change.
It takes a special kind of inattention to human suffering to not notice how unfortunate it is that people have been left to face death alone.
The pandemic has already taken a toll on the careers of those with young children—particularly mothers.
A historian imagines the chapter high schoolers might read one day about this momentous time.
Satellite views of Earth at night reveal the distinct imprint of humankind’s response to a fast-spreading virus.
If SARS is any lesson, the psychological effects of the novel coronavirus will long outlast the pandemic itself.
Why Wall Street's doing great while everything else isn’t
Many American public-health specialists are at risk of burning out as the coronavirus surges back.
The latest on a mysterious syndrome hitting kids—and what it means for schools
More than 40 percent of all coronavirus deaths in America have been in nursing homes. Here’s how it got so bad, and why there might still be more to come as cases surge in the Sun Belt.
Americans found out the hard way that education is essential infrastructure.
As states ease restrictions on businesses, individuals face a psychological morass.
A case for universal child care
Moving in with your parents is often seen as a mark of irresponsibility. The pandemic might show the country that it shouldn’t be.
Some children are having a delayed immune reaction after getting infected. The extent of the condition is just coming into view.
U.S. coronavirus testing could fail again, as surging demand creates new backlogs and delays.
The idea of child care as women’s (unpaid) work holds the issue back in political discussions.
As states and cities waffle on pandemic restrictions, public health has become individuals’ responsibility.
The good and bad plans for reopening higher education