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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The country faces the same problem today that it did two months ago: There are not enough tests to contain the virus.
The pandemic has hit the developed world hard. How will it affect countries with fewer resources?
In a new documentary from The Atlantic, coronavirus survivors describe frightening experiences in the intensive-care unit.
All over the United States, adults and children have been quarantined for weeks with people who hurt them.
So far, all available evidence suggests that few Americans were infected in the first weeks of the year. It would be next to impossible to find out who they were.
For the Republican governors reopening their economies, “bad news may be around the corner.”
Can I eat at a restaurant? Can I go shopping? Can I hug my friends again? Experts weigh in.
There’s no clear evidence that the pandemic virus has evolved into significantly different forms—and there probably won’t be for months.
Demand is spiking. And meeting it is costlier than ever. Without more changes to federal and state food assistance, the status quo is unsustainable.
Seven weeks ago, South Korea and the U.S. had the same number of virus deaths. Today, South Korea has fewer than 300, and the U.S. has more than 70,000.