Among the many ways COVID-19 has upended our lives: People worry that hospitals are more likely to harm than heal. 

Humans have trouble grasping an essential fact about COVID-19: Nothing will be easy.  Once hailed as a wonder treatment, the antimalarial hydroxychloroquine is starting to look like not such a good idea.   New but not yet peer-reviewed research among 368 patients found…

Another COVID-19 target: The lining of blood vessels, which can lead to multiple organ failures seen in many patients.   Findings from a new Lancet study may help explain why smokers, who have less healthy blood vessels, have been more vulnerable to the virus. The study …

Clinicians are charting gruesome carnage in COVID-19 patients that extends far beyond the lungs, according to The Washington Post. Damage includes:  

COVID-19 has broken hearts worldwide—what if it physically damages them, too?  COVID-19’s potential to damage the lungs has long been known, but many COVID-19 patients develop heart problems and die from cardiac arrest.  Scientists are now beginning to suspect the virus…