Ready, Afraid, And Uncertain: How The 2020 Graduating Class Of Health Care Workers Is Preparing To Fight The Coronavirus
"I know exactly what they need and I know that I could help them, but I don’t have the clearance."
Doctors Want The Government To Give More Racial Data About Who Is Dying And Sick From The Coronavirus
"I have seen in my waiting rooms, in my exam rooms, mostly black and brown patients who are essential workers and service workers who cannot afford to stay home," one New York ER doctor said.
“This pandemic isn’t an excuse for polluters to ignore the law and for EPA to let them get away with it,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren said.
The coronavirus epidemic in the US is concentrated in regional hot spots. Follow the latest data on COVID-19 deaths in cities across the country.
The Federal Government Is Planning To Order 5-Minute Coronavirus Tests — But Not Nearly Enough For Everyone Who Needs One
The White House has said the machine will revolutionize the beleaguered testing system in the US. But the feds have only planned to order enough tests for up to 5,500 people, according to emails obtained by BuzzFeed News.
People with no COVID-19 symptoms may be spreading the disease — but big questions remain about how much they are driving the pandemic.
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Whether more people should wear masks has become one of the fiercest debates of the coronavirus pandemic. New data about how the virus spreads may be tipping the scales.
More than a year after Altria took a one-third stake in Juul, valuing the e-cigarette company at $38 billion, the FTC is seeking to unwind the deal.
“We need to figure out how we are going to live in a time of plague,” said one doctor.
Today: How to support a friend in the hospital or at home who has tested positive for COVID-19, as well as Easter and daycare dilemmas.
The coronavirus outbreak has prompted an unprecedented surge in gun sales, exceeding a previous record set after the Sandy Hook mass shooting.
It’s the latest high-profile departure for the e-cigarette manufacturer.
The KN95 mask is a Chinese alternative to the scarce N95 mask, but the FDA refuses to allow it into the country.
This is one of many initiatives to increase the amount of hospital beds in New York City.
“If you haven’t been paying attention, maybe this is your wake-up call,” said Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.
Our advice on how to deal with transferring children between co-parents, whether college seniors are fucked for jobs, and how to stop holding a grudge at someone who isn’t quarantining.
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 deaths, testing, and policies to limit viral transmission, state by state.
Home health aides are at risk, and many of them are without adequate protection from COVID-19. “We really feel under threat.”
This week, researchers in New York City started collecting blood from COVID-19 survivors. The hope is that their immunity can be shared with others.
Doctors And Nurses Fighting The Coronavirus Outbreak Are Getting Sick And Dying — And No One Is Keeping Track
“We are starting to see our health care providers die very quickly from this virus,” one nurse practitioner said.
Even drastic interventions to limit the spread of the coronavirus take around 10 days to start to show an effect. The US still hasn’t put those measures into place.
“It’s not a heroic feeling.” BuzzFeed News talks to a physician at the beleaguered Elmhurst Hospital Center.
The disclosure comes after CEO Elon Musk has repeatedly downplayed the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s increasingly clear that early data out of China was an anomaly: The coronavirus is severely harming substantial numbers of people under 50, too.
Some worry this will cause workers to infect each other and their patients.
The Coronavirus Death Toll Is Rising At Different Rates In Different Countries. These Charts Help Explain Why.
Experts don’t yet have a full explanation, but the age breakdown of countries’ populations and their capacity to deliver care to critically ill people will be crucial in the coming weeks and months.
"If you just have millions of people taking a drug with known toxicities, haphazardly, we are going to see major safety problems.”
Approval for testing for COVID-19 is particularly vulnerable to implicit biases, doctors say.
The constant bombardment of WhatsApp forwards on supposed miracle cures for the coronavirus is about one thing: fear.