During the last coronavirus surge, hospitals feared they would run out of ventilators. This time, the machines are more plentiful, but many states worry they won't have enough trained workers to operate them
As winter approaches and caseloads soar in parts of East Asia, medical experts are pleading for vigilance. “Please don’t underestimate coronavirus,” said the president of the Japan Medical Association.
Many students, particularly tweens and teens, are not moving their bodies as much as they are supposed to be — during a pandemic or otherwise
One striking feature of Biden's health plan: It does not address elder care separately from child care, or divide plans to support family caregivers from those for paid caregivers.
Using computational tools, a team of researchers at the University of Washington designed and built from scratch a molecule that, when pitted against the coronavirus in the lab, can attack and sequester it at least as well as an antibody does
Being on the front lines doesn’t make health workers stronger or safer than anyone else. “I’m not trying to be a hero,” one physician said. “I don’t want to be a hero. I want to be alive.”
It's not just Covid patients who can't find a bed -- people with other conditions are waiting hours or days to find somewhere with doctors and nurses to take care of them.
The C.D.C.'s recommendation that people infected with the coronavirus isolate for 10 days could safely be cut in half, a new analysis suggests.
New research has convinced many scientists that an early mutation made the coronavirus more contagious and harder to contain.
Britain's drug approval agency is racing ahead, possibly becoming the first to approve the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, potentially weeks before the F.D.A. acts on them