The downside of gaining 10,000 new Instagram followers in a day: when they attack you for having COVID-19.  

American workers are experiencing a barrage of grief—brought on by COVID-19, systemic racism, and loneliness. How should employers respond?  

American workers are experiencing a barrage of grief—brought on by COVID-19, systemic racism, and loneliness. How should employers respond?  

Is COVID-19 really a strange and unpredictable disease—or is public perception of its inherent qualities skewed by its massive scale and the rapt attention it commands? asks Ed Yong.   

26 scientists have questioned the reliability of the data supporting Russia’s “Sputnik-V” COVID-19 vaccine.

“Long COVID”—in which symptoms drag on for more than 3 months—afflicts up to 60,000 people in the UK, The Guardian reports.

Rashes, illnesses and, for some, elevated blood lead levels affecting brain development. Flint, Michigan’s 25,000 children suffered the most from an unnecessary water crisis that pumped contaminated water through city taps between 2014 and 2016. 

Humans have a remarkable ability to snap back from traumatic events, but the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing the limits of human resilience—and researchers’ understanding of it.

A COVID-19 survivor in her 20s received a double lung transplant last week after being on a ventilator and heart-lung machine for nearly 2 months, AP reports.   The procedure is believed to be the first of its kind in the US.  

Blood clots. Purple toes. Kidney damage. Heart inflammation.   While COVID-19 is widely known as a respiratory illness, its roster of mysterious symptoms is pointing researchers to a surprising possibility—what if COVID-19 only begins as a respiratory infection, but…