To keep everyone safe as cleaners and other household workers come back, “trust has to go both ways.”
Oklahoma, where President Trump plans a rally this weekend, is among the states reporting a record number of new cases. A top doctor in China advises more independence and funding for local disease control centers. Arizona and Texas will allow local officials to require masks.
Doctors look to these digital calculators to make treatment decisions, but they can end up denying black patients certain care.
More than half the members of a panel considering changes to the nation’s blueprint for healthy eating have ties to the food industry.
Since most people in the U.S. get health insurance through work, many with pre-existing conditions fear unemployment more than they fear coronavirus.
Juan Orlando Hernández, who said his wife and two aides were also infected, joined a small crop of world leaders who have caught the virus that has reached into halls of power around the globe.
Italy and Germany activated apps this week as tools to avoid a second wave of coronavirus infections, fueling a debate about privacy rights.
In 1967, he identified a disease that causes heart inflammation in children, one that Covid-19 has brought back into the news.
A steroid, dexamethasone, is the first drug shown to help save severely ill coronavirus patients, according to scientists in Britain.
A new study shows how turbulence from a toilet bowl can create a large plume that is potentially infectious to a bathroom’s next visitor.
Even without a mask as an impediment, many people breathe in ways that compromise their well-being.
Stories involving consent and violence are important for some preteens to read, writers say, but a sensitive approach and a light touch are key.
The front lines of the Covid-19 fight have shifted from I.C.U.s to wards where the sickest patients relearn how to walk and eat without choking.
She had trouble breathing, and the E.R. doctors discovered a mass in her lung. Was this cancer — or something a little more unusual?
President Trump will hold his first campaign rally in months on Saturday in Oklahoma, where infections are rising, and officials there are pleading with him to cancel or hold it outdoors.
Before the F.D.A. withdrew its waiver to stockpile the drugs as coronavirus treatments, the Trump administration had embarked on a headlong effort to import tens of millions of doses.
At first, people delayed medical care for fear of catching Covid. But as the pandemic caused staggering unemployment, medical care has become unaffordable for many.
The coronavirus has highlighted migrants’ inferior status in Russia. With no jobs, and sometimes no health care, many want to go home — but find they can’t.
A new rule narrows the legal definition of sex discrimination in the Affordable Care Act. Major health care providers actively oppose it.
We may think that we turned a corner on healthful eating habits with all that sourdough baking we did, but the food industry isn’t about to let us off its hook that easily.