Cases are rising in all but nine states. Unlike the past two waves, this one has no epicenter.
This week’s COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations make clear that the U.S. is once again sinking deeper into the pandemic.
Throughout the pandemic, Americans have been tempted to violate public-health experts’ recommendations. The winter holidays might be the strongest temptation yet.
An unfinished compendium of Trump’s overwhelming dishonesty during a national emergency
The COVID-19 vaccines furthest along in clinical trials are the fastest to make, but they are also the hardest to deploy.
The new coronavirus seems so strange because it has our full attention in a way most viruses don’t.
The coming months of the pandemic could be catastrophic. The U.S. still has ways to prepare.
As the U.S. heads toward the winter, the country is going round in circles, making the same conceptual errors that have plagued it since spring.
Without understanding the lingering illness that some patients experience, we can’t understand the pandemic.
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.
Which is too bad because we really need to understand how the immune system reacts to the coronavirus.
A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees.
So much hope is riding on a breakthrough, but a vaccine is only the beginning of the end.
COVID-19 has steamrolled the country. What happens if another pandemic starts before this one is over?
The portion of the population that needs to get sick is not fixed. We can change it.
The latest number of confirmed cases everywhere in the U.S.
No one should be expected to attend an in-person gathering right now.
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.
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.