U.S. coronavirus testing could fail again, as surging demand creates new backlogs and delays.
The latest number of confirmed cases everywhere in the U.S.
The U.S. has seen more cases in the past week than in any week since the pandemic began.
No one should be expected to attend an in-person gathering right now.
Businesses are reopening. Protests are erupting nationwide. But the virus isn’t done with us.
The disease’s “long-haulers” have endured relentless waves of debilitating symptoms—and disbelief from doctors and friends.
Evidence is slowly mounting. Some researchers think that’s enough to recommend it.
America’s flawed approach to sick leave is making the pandemic worse.
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Even as vaccines for the disease are being held up as the last hope for a return to normalcy, misinformation about them is spreading.
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.
We will need a comprehensive strategy to reduce the sort of interactions that can lead to more infections.
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 coronavirus is coursing through different parts of the U.S. in different ways, making the crisis harder to predict, control, or understand.
The CDC has quietly started releasing nationwide numbers. But they contradict what states themselves are reporting.
COVID-19 is much less severe in children, and it could have to do with a child’s still-developing immune system.
Congress must rethink the American approach to mental-health care during the pandemic.
The state is combining results from viral and antibody tests in the same statistic. This threatens to confound America’s understanding of the pandemic.
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