Even as the US government bought up ventilators to replenish a national stockpile, states scrambled to buy medical supplies from private companies in a chaotic spiral of bidding wars.   While it’s illegal to price-gouge crucial resources during an emergency, prices…

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   New but not yet peer-reviewed research among 368 patients found…

COVID-19 cases are still climbing in hard-hit US states New York, New Jersey and Louisiana—but hospitalizations appear to be slowing, indicating the curve could be flattening, according to Reuters. New York reported 599 new deaths Monday, close to Sunday’s count of 594 and…

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to expand, one thing has become clear: there aren’t enough ventilators to go around.