The CDC released its strongest guidance yet on face coverings yesterday, underscoring
The US logged its 7th straight day of 100,000+ new COVID-19 cases yesterday—setting the stage for massive increase by the holiday season, Michael Osterholm
Early in the pandemic, many researchers pointed to immune system overreactions—“cytokine storms”—as a driver of COVID-19 deaths, neatly helping explain why some managed to clear the virus from their system, but still died.
COVID-19 has been depriving more than 97% of children in Latin America and the Caribbean of an education, according to a UNICEF report released yesterday.
During COVID-19’s onslaught in April 2020, an undocumented patient called our clinic seeking a COVID-19 test so that she could return to work. Further questioning revealed she’d recently developed a cough and fever, and that she works in close proximity to multiple people—…
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With economies in freefall, people desperate for income are increasingly turning to social media to sell organs on the so-called “red market.” Even before the pandemic, less than 10% of the global demand for donated organs was being met annually—COVID-19 disruptions to…
President-elect Joe Biden knows he has his work cut out for him. “Even if I win, it's going to take a lot of hard work to end this pandemic,” he said late last month.
A nasal spray designed to block SARS-CoV-2 was completely protective against the virus in a small preprint study of ferrets by Columbia University and other researchers. Bonus: It’s inexpensive and doesn’t need refrigeration. If—and it’s still a…
Low-resource countries could be waiting until 2024 for COVID-19 vaccines, as wealthier nations grab up ~8.8 billion prospective doses,