Hospitals facing a possible need for 5X to 10X the number of beds they have. Doctors and nurses resorting to bandanas because they lack masks. Refrigerated trucks outside hospitals holding the dead. It’s been more than a century since the US health care system has faced…

India put its population of 1.3 billion on lockdown yesterday, heeding calls from the WHO to take aggressive action, UN News reports.“If you can’t handle these 21 days, this country will go back 21 years,” warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Parents-to-be are rushing to adjust their birth plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic—and so are hospitals, The Atlantic reports.

Indiscriminate attacks on health care have contributed to an epic humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen. A new report tracks these attacks in the hope of holding perpetrators on all sides accountable.  

Large-scale lockdowns aren’t enough to stem the spread of COVID-19—efforts must focus on finding and isolating the sick, the WHO’s Mike Ryan warns, The Hill reports.  

Young adults in the US account for a surprising percentage of severe COVID-19 illness, according to preliminary data published yesterday by the CDC.

COVID-19 hit China first—and as cases taper there, other countries are still grasping for the best approaches.     What can they learn from China?   Lockdowns worked—but travel bans were less effective within China than internationally. Cutting off Wuhan delayed the spread…

As COVID-19 continues its worldwide attack, few pockets remain untouched. Here's a grim, global tour:South-East Asia

The UK is quickly backpedaling from a bungled COVID-19 strategy announced last week, which appeared to bank on "herd immunity."  Yesterday, an Imperial College London report acknowledged that the strategy would “likely result in hundreds of thousands of deaths,”…