The UK vaulted over the US today in the race to immunize citizens against COVID-19 after it became the first Western country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine under emergency authorization.

25. 42. None of the residents of Bronxwood, a New York assisted living facility, know how many of their fellow residents have died from the coronavirus.  Bronxwood representatives haven't said. They don't have to because it's not a medical facility, according to a must-…

How will people respond to COVID-19 measures?

Anticipation for a COVID-19 vaccine is mounting amid a flurry of good news, including the “absolutely remarkable” discovery that Moderna’s candidate was 100% protective against severe illness, 

Malaria deaths resulting from disruption of services will likely exceed the number of COVID-19 deaths in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the WHO’s 

Refusing a handshake was once considered rude—today, offering one may be ultimate faux pas.                                          But COVID-era social protocols are still new and awkward, and etiquette experts are here to help.  

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, 

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.  

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,