Face coverings may be here for a while. How can we adapt to a world where facial expressions are invisible?
Big dogs, older dogs, dogs with flat faces and certain breeds are all at higher risk of heat-related illness or death.
Heart risks may be present even at “healthy” blood pressure levels, underscoring the importance of diet and exercise.
Contrary to President Trump’s recent comments, specialists say, recent increases are real, and the virus is like a “forest fire” that will burn as long as there is fuel.
Tech, catering and design companies are rushing to sell employers on fever scanners, box lunches and office floor-planning apps for social distancing. But it’s too soon to tell if they will work.
New York City allowed offices to reopen, with limits, on Monday. The United Nations General Assembly will conduct its annual meeting virtually for the first time this September.
As scientists study the effectiveness of the drug against the coronavirus, others are exploring how to make the potential treatment easier to administer.
People living in the poorest neighborhoods had the highest risk for brain changes typical of Alzheimer’s disease.
Scientists at the University of Oxford say they have identified a drug that can reduce coronavirus-related deaths. The virus flares in Beijing. Officials in Tulsa, Okla., worry that President Trump’s planned rally could cause a spike.
Some health officials have forecast a steep rise in new mental health disorders. But the impact isn’t likely to last.
Doctors look to these digital calculators to make treatment decisions, but they can end up denying black patients access to certain specialists, drugs and transplants.
The W.H.O. reported more than 183,000 new cases, the largest one-day increase so far, as the global tally inched toward nine million. A Trump administration official said the White House was preparing for a potential wave of infections in the fall.
To be a swimmer is to be acquainted with fear, but not to give in to it. And it can be about survival of a different kind.
Doctors warn that releasing a vaccine prematurely can do more harm than good.
The very earliest days of our lives, and our closest relationships, can offer clues about how we cope with adversity.
Southern officials warn of new clusters linked to bars and frat parties. Health officials feared the Trump campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., could be a “superspreader” event. Workers in Japan have avoided the mass layoffs seen in other countries.
The National Institutes of Health decided to stop one trial because the drug was unlikely to benefit patients, and another because not enough people enrolled.
Antibodies to the virus faded quickly in asymptomatic people, scientists reported. That does not mean immunity disappears.
The W.H.O. warns of a “new and dangerous phase” of the pandemic as cases rise in 81 countries. Face masks become a political flash point.
The author and activist Alexander Chee asks: Are the parallels in the nature of the viruses, or just an old story about America that had never changed?