Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca will resume their coronavirus vaccine trials in the US after pauses to investigate unexplained illnesses in trial participants.
Two researchers claim that a single number they call the “political stress indicator” can warn when societies are at risk of erupting into violence. It’s spiking in the US, just like it did before the Civil War.
"We're Learning To Live With It": Trump Dismissed The Virus That's Killed 220,000 Americans And Put Him In The Hospital
During the final debate, President Donald Trump said the coronavirus was going away, even as a third wave of COVID-19 cases sweeps most of the country.
"It is absolutely not a blockbuster drug or a miracle drug," one expert said. "We give it because we don’t have anything better."
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.”
First, the coronavirus ravaged the northeast. Then it hit the Sun Belt. Now hospitals across the Midwest and northern plains are feeling the strain as COVID-19 continues to stalk the nation.
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.
It follows efforts to limit Holocaust denial, voter intimidation, and the QAnon mass delusion.
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.
Thousands of Americans' partners have died during the coronavirus pandemic. Their grief — and anger — is driving some of them to the polls.
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.
These updating maps show forecasts for Hurricane Delta’s powerful winds, rain, and storm surge.
Studies show pink eye can be a symptom of COVID-19, but it's rare.
"If Dr. Fauci, the doctors, tell us that we should take it, I'll be the first in line to take it," Harris said at the vice presidential debate.
Trump's Doctor Said The President Now Has Antibodies, Leaving Out The Fact That He Was Just Given A High Dose Of Antibodies
"Why would you test for antibodies when you’ve given someone such a high dose of antibodies?" one expert told BuzzFeed News.
“For the next few days, I’d want him 50 feet away from an ICU, not a helicopter ride,” one leading doctor said.
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.
White House Officials Flouted Coronavirus Guidance At Their Supreme Court Celebration. It Was Likely A Superspreader Event.
“I hope this serves as an important reminder that the virus doesn’t discriminate, that you can catch it whoever you are, and it’s a risk and it’s real,” one expert said of the White House cluster.
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.
The president will stay at the hospital "out of an abundance of caution, and at the recommendation of his physician and medical experts."
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.
Despite the grim marker, public health experts believe it is a gross undercount of the true devastation wrought by the virus.
The world’s most powerful nation has played whack-a-mole with the coronavirus, slowing its transmission in one place only for it to flare up somewhere else.
"Some of the scientists have come to a point where they realize they have to speak out as a matter of life and death," said one expert.
"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.
As the coronavirus vaccine is thrust into the center of the US presidential election, experts fear that public trust in the vaccine is taking a serious hit.
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.