Despite President Trump’s self-described rosy health status, physicians warn that he is still in a pivotal phase of the illness, The New York Times reports.
COVID-19 patients are swamping Moscow hospitals as a new wave of cases—coinciding with schools reopening on September 1—sweeps the city. Daily infections have nearly quadrupled from ~600 in early September to 2,200 by the end of the month. “All 900 spots are taken in our…
This is good news: A cocktail of synthetic antibodies has shown promising, early results for beating back the coronavirus in patients that aren’t yet seriously ill.
Among the myriad challenges of distributing a COVID-19 vaccine across remote swathes of Africa, South America, and Asia: keeping vaccines cold. Some of the most promising vaccine candidates may need to be stored at “Antarctic-level temperatures.” Outside of the 25 most…
Steroids are set to become the new standard of care for severe COVID-19 cases after not 1, but 3 studies showed the inexpensive drugs reduced deaths in the sickest patients,
The data on convalescent plasma as a COVID-19 therapy are inconclusive, an NIH panel determined yesterday—undercutting the FDA’s controversial August 23 endorsement of the therapy,
A tiny proportion of HIV-infected people have a rare “superpower”—they manage to keep the virus at undetectable levels in their blood without taking antiretroviral drugs,
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Failing to comply with pandemic lockdowns in Colombia could get you killed, as armed groups take matters into their own hands, a new
More than 3,000 health care workers worldwide have died from COVID-19—and that’s likely a “significant underestimate,” according to an