Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq’s health care system is on the verge of breakdown. The Supreme Court rejected Illinois Republicans’ request to hold big political gatherings.
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The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive.
The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.
In a post-quarantine world, heat sensors could help spot sick people with elevated temperatures as they enter public places. But it’s not that simple.
At least five U.S. states set single-day records on Friday as the country’s daily infection report passed 50,000 again. President Trump, in a speech at Mount Rushmore, barely mentioned the pandemic.
This seemingly counterintuitive trend might not last, experts said. But the nation can still learn from the decline.
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With more than 55,000 new cases, the country set a record for the sixth time in nine days. The Supreme Court granted Alabama’s request to restore voting restrictions during the pandemic. China is downplaying expectations ahead of a planned trip to the country by W.H.O. officials.
Researchers claim that a predominating variant had a “fitness advantage.” But many experts are not persuaded.
Researchers have developed a model that uses social-media and search data to forecast outbreaks of Covid-19 well before they occur.
A popular spring break and summertime destination on the South Carolina coast is linked to clusters of coronavirus cases among teenagers and young adults in several states.
The United States set a single-day case record for the fifth time in a little over a week. Heading into the Fourth of July holiday, officials warn residents to stay home.
The university sent an email to its employees last week saying they would no longer be able to care for children while working remotely. After a backlash, the university clarified its policy.
A study found that older men and women who drank in moderation had slower rates of cognitive decline.
The technique, called a human challenge trial, has been used to evaluate other vaccines.
Those with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis had higher rates of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
The authorities have locked down 300,000 people in areas around Melbourne heavily populated by immigrants, reinforcing the coronavirus’s outsized impact on disadvantaged communities.
Sea lions are often referred to as “dogs of the sea.” On a small island off the Baja coast, where the playful animals populate every rocky outcropping, they live up to their nickname.