WATCH A REAL-TIME SIMULATION OF HOW WELL SOCIAL DISTANCING AT THE BEACH ACTUALLY WORKS TO CONTAIN COVID-19

When Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the tentative reopening of Virginia Beach for Memorial Day, he warned antsy residents...

TRUMP SAYS U.S. ‘TERMINATING' RELATIONSHIP WITH THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION OVER ITS CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, saying it...

 
 
 
‘It's Getting Worse.' Nursing Home Workers Confront Risks in Facilities Devastated by Coronavirus

‘IT'S GETTING WORSE.' NURSING HOME WORKERS CONFRONT RISKS IN FACILITIES DEVASTATED BY CORONAVIRUS

Days before she tested positive for COVID-19 in early April, Tanya Beckford was already worried about dying because of the conditions...

‘We Know What Is Best for Us.' Indigenous Groups Around the World Are Taking COVID-19 Responses Into Their Own Hands

‘WE KNOW WHAT IS BEST FOR US.' INDIGENOUS GROUPS AROUND THE WORLD ARE TAKING COVID-19 RESPONSES INTO THEIR OWN HANDS

When Eric Freeland, 34, started coughing at the end of March, he didn't think much of it. But when his symptoms grew worse, Freeland's...

 
 
 

DR. RAJ PANJABI WARNS OF AN IMPENDING “VIRAL APARTHEID” IF WE DON'T CHANGE OUR COVID-19 APPROACH

As nations around the world scramble to bring coronavirus outbreaks under control, Dr. Raj Panjabi is worried that the world's poor...

AMERICA'S ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENTS ARE FALLING THROUGH THE CRACKS OF COVID-19 RESPONSE, FAMILIES SAY

On May 7, Craig Martin sent what would be the first of many emails to administrators at the company that runs The Wellington at Lake...

 
 
 

COVID-19 HAS KILLED MORE THAN 100,000 AMERICANS

Four months after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the nation's coronavirus death toll has surpassed 100,000,...

UP TO 80% OF COVID-19 INFECTIONS ARE ASYMPTOMATIC, A NEW CASE REPORT SAYS

In one cruise-ship coronavirus outbreak, more than 80% of people who tested positive for COVID-19 did not show any symptoms of the...

 
 
 

THE CORONAVIRUS KILLED THE HANDSHAKE AND THE HUG. WHAT WILL REPLACE THEM?

Dr. Mark Sklansky has always hated shaking hands. He can think of about a dozen better ways to greet patients than the icky exchange....

THE HUNT TO UNDERSTAND COVID-19'S CONNECTION TO KAWASAKI DISEASE

Dr. Jane C. Burns has studied Kawasaki disease for four decades. It took only four months for COVID-19 to turn her life's work upside...

 
 
 

ONLY ABOUT HALF OF AMERICANS WOULD GET A COVID-19 VACCINE, POLL FINDS

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according...

ANTIBODY TESTS WERE HAILED AS A WAY TO END LOCKDOWNS. THEY'RE CAUSING CONFUSION INSTEAD

Aspen was an early COVID-19 hot spot in Colorado, with a cluster of cases in March linked to tourists visiting for its world-famous...

 
 
 

265 MILLION PEOPLE COULD FACE HUNGER IN ‘UNPRECEDENTED' CRISIS, WORLD FOOD PROGRAM EXPERT WARNS

The world faces an “unprecedented” food crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused both severe job losses and major disruptions...

WHO SUSPENDS STUDY OF HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AS COVID-19 TREATMENT TO REVIEW SAFETY CONCERNS

The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine - the anti-malarial drug U.S. President...

 
 
 

‘I'M ANXIOUS TO GET OUT AND COMPETE': SENIOR CITIZENS STILL PLAN TO PLAY IN TRAVEL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Will Rogers, director of a senior softball tournament scheduled to take place in early June in Columbia, Mo., will be hosting an event...

INSIDE SAN FRANCISCO'S AMBITIOUS PLAN TO BRING UNIVERSAL CORONAVIRUS TESTING TO AN ENTIRE U.S. CITY

Public health experts can't say it enough: If the U.S. is going to beat COVID-19, the country needs to ramp up testing. But there's...

 
 
 
Interrogator, Therapist, Nurse: What it Takes to be a Coronavirus Contact Tracer

INTERROGATOR, THERAPIST, NURSE: WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A CORONAVIRUS CONTACT TRACER

Health investigator Mackenzie Bray smiles and chuckles as she chats by phone with a retired Utah man who just tested positive for the...

U.K. COVID-19 STUDY AIMS TO IMMUNIZE MORE THAN 10,000 WITH EXPERIMENTAL VACCINE

British researchers testing an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus are moving into advanced studies and aim to immunize...

 
 
 
‘Could It Work as a Cure? Maybe.' A Herbal Remedy for Coronavirus Is a Hit in Africa, But Experts Have Their Doubts

‘COULD IT WORK AS A CURE? MAYBE.' A HERBAL REMEDY FOR CORONAVIRUS IS A HIT IN AFRICA, BUT EXPERTS HAVE THEIR DOUBTS

On April 20, the president calls a press conference to announce a breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. It's a new use for an...

LARGE STUDY FINDS NO BENEFIT - AND POTENTIAL HARM - IN USING HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE FOR COVID-19

In the largest observational study thus far investigating the drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, researchers found...

 
 
 



DR ELLIE CANNON: Don't be one of the 80 per cent of men who'd rather be ill...

DR ELLIE CANNON: Don't be one of the 80 per cent of men who'd rather be ill than admit to a problem

DR ELLIE CANNON offers her guide to dealing with the male ailments you might be shy to talk about - but really needn't be, pictured. Read more ...

Face Masks at Home Ward Off COVID-19 Infection

Face Masks at Home Ward Off COVID-19 Infection

A new study has stated that wearing face masks at home helps ward off COVID-19 spread among family members. Read more ...

Odisha CM Said Coming 15 Days to be More Challenging in Handling COVID-19...

Odisha CM Said Coming 15 Days to be More Challenging in Handling COVID-19 Pandemic

The next 15 days will be more challenging in handling the COVID-19 situation in the state, said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Read more ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely in 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely in 2020

Vaccine for COVID-19 is likely to be developed in 2020, but production will only start by the end of 2021, said Sweden's chief epidemiologist Dr Anders Tegnell. Read more ...

What We Know About Possible COVID-19 Treatments And Vaccines So Far

What We Know About Possible COVID-19 Treatments And Vaccines So Far

Scientists are developing drugs to stop the coronavirus. Here's what's promising and what isn't. Read more ...

Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people's mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE

Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people's mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE

Both adults and children are experiencing mental health problems for the first time as a result of being cooped up inside due to the COVID-19 lockdowns. Fears and worries over... Read more ...

South Korea's CDC says recovered coronavirus patients aren't contagious, as...

South Korea's CDC says recovered coronavirus patients aren't contagious, as country grapples with another surge of new cases

People who have tested positive again for the Wuhan coronavirus after initially recovering from the disease are not infectious, suggests new data from health authorities in... Read more ...

Here's How 4 College Students Say They Are Managing Their Mental Health Amid...

Here's How 4 College Students Say They Are Managing Their Mental Health Amid COVID-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic shook the world - and it's still shaking the world. In the US alone, we've hit the 100,000 death mark and 1 million cases across the country. As... Read more ...

If I'm Calling You, You've Been Exposed To COVID-19

If I'm Calling You, You've Been Exposed To COVID-19

“I can't tell you who tested positive. I can only tell you approximately when you were exposed,” I say. “What? How am I supposed to know if I could be infected if you won't... Read more ...

How Much Of A Role Does Privilege Play In Getting A COVID-19 Test?

How Much Of A Role Does Privilege Play In Getting A COVID-19 Test?

Growing up as a young black girl, I was well aware of what it felt like and looked like to be treated less than. In my middle-class home, we talked about racism. I was armed... Read more ...