A study of more than 100,000 pediatric patients confirms COVID-19 has mostly spared children the worst outcomes, but it “doesn’t attempt to explain” why,
By retesting frozen lab animals, research teams in Asia have found 2 coronaviruses closely linked to SARS-CoV-2—the virus’s first known relatives outside of China. One was discovered in horseshoe bats stored in a lab freezer in Cambodia after being captured in 2010. The…
Vaccines are on the way, but distribution presents herculean ethical and logistical challenges.
The AstraZeneca/Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine has up to 90% efficacy against SARS-CoV-2—and would be easier to distribute than other promising candidates, according to interim results from a Phase 3 vaccine trial.
On April 5, former BuzzFeed journalist Patrice Peck sent out the first installment of her brand new newsletter,
Anthony Fauci has endorsed Vermont as “a model for the country” for its robust response and consistently low coronavirus spread. What sets it apart:
The misuse of antibiotics to treat COVID-19 could accelerate the spread of antimicrobial resistance,
The antiviral remdesivir should not be used as a treatment for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, the WHO now says, citing a lack of evidence that it improves survival or reduces the need for ventilators,
COVID-19 has taken more than 250,000 lives in the US—more than strokes, suicides, and car crashes combined in a typical year,
A controversial new study out of Denmark has found that wearing surgical masks did little to protect wearers from contracting COVID-19—clashing