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—…

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,