So far, schools don’t appear to be COVID-19 superspreading sites. But Scott Atlas’s assertion that there is “zero excuse” to keep classrooms closed is an oversimplification, experts say.
A week after White House officials met with scientists endorsing herd immunity, dozens of other researchers called it “a dangerous fallacy unsupported by scientific evidence.”
Two Major COVID Clinical Trials Were Paused Over Safety Concerns — Which Is Exactly How Trials Should Work
Trials for Eli Lilly’s antibody treatment and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine were both paused this week.
Trump’s doctor cited a rapid test as a key factor in determining that he is “not infectious,” but the CDC does not recommend using such tests to clear sick patients from isolating.
For months, a small group of scientists has pushed policies that mainstream health experts say would cause many more COVID-19 deaths. They just got their biggest audience yet.
The president’s doctors said he was well enough to leave the hospital on Monday evening, despite warning signs that suggest his COVID-19 case may be severe.
The premier health agency's update comes less than two weeks after a similar guidance was added and then deleted from its website.
Trump’s Doctors Gave More Conflicting Information On His Health, And Revealed He’s On A Steroid Used For Severe COVID-19
Dr. Sean Conley continued to give conflicting information and evasive answers on the president’s health in a briefing on Sunday.
Politicians In Line Behind Trump Say They’re Coronavirus-Free. But It May Be Too Soon To Know If That’s True.
What happens next will depend not just on how sick the president gets, but on whether the people who may need to take over will stay healthy.
Exactly what is the state of Trump’s health? How severe will his symptoms be? And how might those symptoms play out politically?
Vaccine skeptics have long stoked unfounded conspiracy theories about immunizations. Political pressure to produce a coronavirus vaccine at “warp speed” is adding fuel to their fire.
"We need the public institutions to have a clear message based on science and not to be announcing something on Friday and pulling it out on Monday," said one scientist.
The disclosures from the two frontrunners, Pfizer and Moderna, come as public trust in a coronavirus vaccine is declining.
The fires are likely already causing an upsurge in fatal heart attacks and hospitalizations for people with asthma — and it might also make people more vulnerable to COVID-19.
“I worry it will be Armageddon for the vaping industry.”
Trump and the FDA chief rolled out the emergency authorization for plasma with great fanfare, to the alarm of many scientists. Now advisers to another arm of the administration, the NIH, have called the evidence for it “insufficient.”
These Scientists Are Still Studying The World’s Most Controversial Drug, But They Can’t Find Enough People To Take It
Scientists launched clinical trials to see if a malaria drug could prevent COVID-19. What happened next shows how politicized and disorganized coronavirus research has become.
Right-wing commentators and Trump’s new science adviser, Scott Atlas, say new studies signal good news for ending the pandemic. Scientists say that’s a dangerous leap.
This Coronavirus Testing Method Could Help Fix The US Backlog. So Why Did We Just Start Using It Now?
Running fewer tests would allow labs to maximize their supplies and time, both in desperately short supply.
John Ioannidis’s controversial studies claim that the coronavirus isn’t that big a threat. Before the Stanford scientist did any of them, he wanted to take that message to the White House.