More than 1,000 people detained by ICE have tested positive for the coronavirus so far.
Businesses are reopening in Missouri, but a local leader warned that’s only safe if contact tracers can keep up with potential exposures.
After failing to get through a Florida Keys checkpoint himself, Alexander Sardinas allegedly threatened to hurt a teen driver if she did not take him through.
New Yorkers Can Now Gather In Groups Of Up To 10 People As The Daily Coronavirus Death Toll Drops Below 100
“When you look at the trajectory of New York state, I do think that this type of [executive] order is justified,” a physician and public health scholar told BuzzFeed News.
The social media platform is siding with scientists to stop the spread of harmful misinformation about the pandemic. If it can do it now, why wasn't it doing it all along?
"There is no such thing as safe," one infectious disease professor said. But "there are some things you can do to make it safer."
Here's What Public Health Experts Have To Say About Using Public Restrooms During The Coronavirus Pandemic
"You’re basically kind of going in, to use a cute term, 'a bioweapons factory' — so there is no safe. There's only things you can do to mitigate risk."
Violent protests erupted, extensive weather damage was suffered, and crowds started to assemble amid easing coronavirus restrictions around the world.
The Coronavirus Canceled Ramadan Celebrations Around The World, So This Game Developer Re-Created Them In “Animal Crossing”
We couldn’t eat the food in front of us, but we could escape reality for a moment.
“The take-home pay is completely ludicrous for what we do.”
Facebook And YouTube Have Allowed Conspiracy Theorists To Turn Bill Gates Into The Pandemic's Villain
After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.
Employers May Soon Get Protected From Lawsuits While Workers and Customers Are Left In The Dark On Safety
“There is no playbook. There are no established best practices. This uncertainty is impacting our decisions.”
BuzzFeed News wants to know how you're building out your quaranteam: who you're letting in, how you're deciding, and what complications are popping up.
Small Businesses Owned By Women And Minorities Are Struggling To Get Federal Loans During The Coronavirus Pandemic
The Small Business Administration was supposed to give guidance to lenders to prioritize underserved small businesses, but the agency’s inspector general found it did not.
The Director Of "Tiger King" Has Now Paid Restaurant Staff He Laid Off Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic
In April, former employees of Eric Goode told BuzzFeed News their boss had the wealth and cultural influence to help them at a time when they need it most.
When India's Airports Reopen On Monday, They'll Be Pushing Travelers To Use The Government's Controversial Contact Tracing App
Downloading Aarogya Setu won't be mandatory to fly, but Indian authorities will be pushing it.
All the under-$5 essentials you need in your kitchen — plus exactly what to do with them.
The sun is out and the lockdowns are beginning to lift. But who is really worth the risk?
The Coronavirus Has A Mysterious “Loop” That Lets It Quickly Attack Human Lungs. Here’s How It Works.
How does a relatively common type of virus turn into one so deadly it could spur a pandemic? The answer may lie in its microscopic spikes.
We’ve spent more than three years preparing for an information apocalypse. Why couldn’t we stop it with the coronavirus?
“If there was ever hope for this drug, this is the death of it.”
Trump Wants To Hold The G7 Summit In Person But He Didn’t Ask Other World Leaders About The Idea Before Tweeting It
Gathering for the G7 summit when the world is tiptoeing out of coronavirus lockdowns: an “awkward proposition to deal with.”
These Are The Fake Experts Pushing Pseudoscience And Conspiracy Theories About The Coronavirus Pandemic
A guide to the spin doctors and conspiracy theorists clogging up your social media feed.
Nearly every essential worker who testified before lawmakers at a hearing on the coronavirus said the lack of personal protective equipment remains a huge problem.
A Mississippi Church Suing A City Over Coronavirus Restrictions Burned Down In A Suspected Arson Attack
An attorney representing the church believes that the suspected arson is connected to a lawsuit they filed against the city of Holly Springs over its stay-at-home order.
"His service to others—his willingness to go above and beyond for the country he loved and all those whose lives he touched—is a legacy worthy of his generous spirit," former first lady Michelle Obama said.
"But that's a way of saying it: positively toward the negative."
Citizens and residents will be required to download the Ehteraz app when “leaving the house for any reason.”
Apple And Google's Coronavirus Tech Won't Actually Do Contact Tracing. Here's Why Exposure Notification Is Different
Exposure notifications and digital contact tracing are two different things. Choosing one or the other could change the course of the pandemic.
Trump's Attack On Vote-By-Mail Plans In Key 2020 States Is "Misinformation," A Top State Official Says
“There is so much misinformation in those tweets that I don't know how to weigh any of it other than to simply just cut through and speak the truth,” Michigan’s secretary of state said.