Live Coronavirus News Coverage and Updates

Here’s what you need to know:ImageDr. Anthony S. Fauci, center, at a coronavirus briefing earlier this month. Dr. Deborah L ...
More

Increases in self-reported mental health issues, service use in Ontario

The number of people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders in Ontario remained stable between 2002 and 2014, but the number of ...
More

White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight

WASHINGTON — A commercial aircraft carrying 80 tons of gloves, masks, gowns and other medical supplies from Shanghai touched down ...
More

Gargling for Coronavirus? What Science Can Tell Us

As Americans search for ways to fight the spread of the coronavirus, one popular topic that has generated interest on ...
More

‘A Heart-Wrenching Thing’: Hospital Bans on Visits Devastate Families

The last time Peter John Dario saw his father alive was on March 14, at the entrance to a hospital ...
More

Coronavirus Live Updates: Pelosi Accuses Trump of ‘Deadly’ Denial and Governors Plead for Help; New York Mayor Says Medical Supplies Will Run Out in a Week

Here’s what you need to know:Governors plead for supplies as Nancy Pelosi attacks Trump for early ‘denial’ she called ‘deadly.’ImageA ...
More

‘Women Will Not Be Forced to Be Alone When They Are Giving Birth’

Women preparing to give birth at some hospitals in New York City will no longer have to labor alone, state ...
More

The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19

WASHINGTON — Early on, the dozen federal officials charged with defending America against the coronavirus gathered day after day in ...
More

Instacart Shoppers Plan to Strike Over Coronavirus Protections

Employees of Instacart, a tech company that delivers groceries and other household items ordered through an app, plan a nationwide ...
More

Over 600,000 Coronavirus Cases Worldwide: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know:President Trump says he is weighing enforceable quarantines for hot spots like New York, New ...
More

In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands Apart

STOCKHOLM — When the coronavirus swept into the Scandinavian countries, Norway and Denmark scrambled to place extensive restrictions on their ...
More

A Single Gesture Behind Trump Fuels an Online Conspiracy Theory

At a White House briefing on the coronavirus on March 20, President Trump called the State Department the “Deep State ...
More

Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a Sleeping Giant: China’s Youth

Students have flooded social media to organize donations for Chinese doctors battling the coronavirus epidemic. Workers have marched in the ...
More

Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health Care Bill

With so much still uncertain about how widespread hospitalizations for coronavirus patients will be around the United States, a new ...
More

Trump Signs $2 Trillion Bill as U.S. Virus Cases Pass 100,000

Here’s what you need to know:ImageHealth care workers outside Elmhurst Hospital Center in New York City on Friday. The hospital, ...
More

Are You Pregnant and Concerned About Coronavirus? Tell Us Your Concerns.

With a lack of data on how the coronavirus may affect pregnant women, we recently found answers to expecting mothers’ ...
More

Has Coronavirus Affected Your Fertility Treatments? Tell Us Your Concerns.

As the coronavirus pandemic has worsened, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (A.S.R.M.) issued new guidelines on March 17, advising ...
More

More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, experts have started to question official guidance about whether ordinary, healthy people should protect ...
More

Shielding the Fetus From the Coronavirus

Newborns and babies have so far seemed to be largely unaffected by the coronavirus, but three new studies suggest that ...
More

A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus

The 64-year-old patient arrived at a hospital in Brooklyn with symptoms looking like those seen in patients having a serious ...
More

Coronavirus vs the Flu: Are They Different?

As coronavirus infections began appearing across the United States, in cities from Seattle to New York, Americans wondered how to ...
More

Getting a Coronavirus Test: Where, How Long and Results

Around the country, the number of coronaviruses cases is on the rise, with an increasing number of people getting tested, ...
More

How to Flatten the Curve on Coronavirus

At the end of February, Drew Harris, a population health analyst at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, had just flown ...
More

Don’t Need That $1,200 Stimulus Check? Here Are Places to Donate It.

Congress passed a sweeping $2 trillion stimulus package on Friday, its most drastic measure to date to throw a buoy ...
More

No Longer Just a Walk in the Park

I’m 77 years old and I want/need to walk. The two buildings in my complex have a basketball court between ...
More

Coronavirus Live Updates: House Passes $2 Trillion Relief Bill

Here’s what you need to know:ImageSpeaker Nancy Pelosi arriving Friday at the Capitol.Credit...Anna Moneymaker/The New York TimesCongress gives final approval ...
More

Boris Johnson, U.K. Prime Minister, Has the Coronavirus

LONDON — For weeks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain was a defiant holdout among Western leaders in refusing to ...
More

The Babies Were Delivered. No One Realized the Mothers Had the Virus.

As coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, we’re working to answer the questions on many parents’ minds. This is ...
More

Daily Aspirin Does Not Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

There is good evidence that a daily baby aspirin reduces the risk for heart disease and stroke, and some have ...
More

How to Take Care of Your Lungs

If you are one of the millions of Americans breathing polluted air, you may be at a greater risk of ...
More

The Virus Is Coming to Myanmar, but the Pain Has Already Begun

HLAING THARYAR, Myanmar — When he was 12, Ko Naing Lin survived a cyclone that killed his father, a small-town ...
More

What if I Need to Go on a Ventilator Due to Coronavirus?

Late one recent night, I found myself on the phone with my patient’s brother, trying to explain respiratory failure and ...
More

Some COVID-19 patients still have coronavirus after symptoms disappear

March 27, 2020-- In a new study, researchers found that half of the patients they treated for mild COVID-19 infection ...
More

Cancer care in the time of COVID-19

Below please find link(s) to new coronavirus-related content published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. All coronavirus-related content published in ...
More

Gene mutation enhances cognitive flexibility in mice, NIH study suggests

WHAT: Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered in mice what they believe is the first known genetic ...
More

A plant-based diet helps to prevent and manage asthma, according to new review

WASHINGTON--A plant-based diet can help prevent and manage asthma, while dairy products and high-fat foods raise the risk, according to ...
More

A lifesaving reason to have more women on boards: ensuring consumer safety

In a study published online yesterday focused on the medical products industry - which includes medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biologics ...
More

Discoveries at the frontier: the 2020 HFSP Research Grants

The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) announced today some $33 million USD to support the top 4% of ...
More

COVID-19 alert: Heart and kidney patients should keep taking their medicines

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, inaccurate medical information has flooded social media and other channels. One potentially lethal example is ...
More

Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why

URBANA, Ill. - Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn't fully ...
More

Ventilator costing less than $300 developed by Rice University and Metric Technologies

HOUSTON - (March 27, 2020) - Rice University and Canadian global health design firm Metric Technologies have developed an automated ...
More

Lessons from the Spanish flu: Early restrictions lowered disease, mortality rates

MAYWOOD, IL--Large events are cancelled, restaurants and non-essential businesses are closed, and in many states, residents have been asked to ...
More

Medical University of South Carolina team releases plans for 3D-printed masks

With the threat of a shortage of protective masks looming as the novel coronavirus pandemic grows, Medical University of South ...
More

Researchers studying gene coexpression & brain connectivity in autism in girls

Researchers Studying Gene Coexpression & Brain Connectivity In Female Autism Spectrum Disorder Allison Jack, Assistant Professor, Psychology, is examining gene ...
More

CRG standardizes COVID-19 data analysis to aid international research efforts

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) have launched a new database to advance the international research efforts studying ...
More

Addressing unhealthy lifestyles could increase life expectancy of those with severe mental illness

Published in the journal PLOS ONE, the study showed that tackling unhealthy lifestyle factors would provide the greatest benefit in ...
More

A new way to study HIV’s impact on the brain

Though many negative repercussions of human immunodeficiency virus infection can be mitigated with the use of antiretroviral therapy (ART), one ...
More

Blood Plasma From Survivors Will Be Given to Coronavirus Patients

Can blood from coronavirus survivors help other people fight the illness?Doctors in New York will soon be testing the idea ...
More

Early Graduation Could Send Medical Students to Virus Front Lines

The battle to treat an ever-growing number of patients infected with the new coronavirus just gained its newest recruits: soon-to-be ...
More

‘The Other Option Is Death’: New York Starts Sharing of Ventilators

A New York hospital system has begun treating two patients instead of one on some ventilators, a desperate measure that ...
More

The U.S. Now Leads the World in Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Scientists warned that the United States someday would become the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. That moment arrived ...
More

National Cathedral, Nasdaq, Businesses and Unions Locate Troves of N95 Masks

Joe Alonso, the head stonemason at the Washington National Cathedral, had tended to the building for 35 years. He knew ...
More

Coronavirus Threatens an Already Strained Maternal Health System

“I didn’t feel like it was unfair of the hospital. I thought it was unfair of the universe.”— Smita Nadia ...
More

Expert Advice: Should ‘Snowbirds’ Stay or Go?

For the millions of Americans who make the migration between North and South as the seasons change, the coronavirus outbreak ...
More

With Meetings Banned, Millions Struggle to Stay Sober On Their Own

On March 13, a dozen people gathered at a Cleveland outpatient clinic for their daily therapy group. They represented a ...
More

Online Help to Stay Sober During a Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has put severe stress on millions of people in recovery for substance use issues, as well as ...
More

Significance of Pangolin Viruses in Human Pandemic Remains Murky

Pangolins, once suspected as the missing link from bats to humans in the origin of the coronavirus pandemic, may not ...
More

Coronavirus Live Updates: Jobless Claims Are Highest Ever; U.S. Death Toll Passes 1,000

Here’s what you need to know:VideoSpeaker Nancy Pelosi said she expected the House to pass a $2 trillion measure to ...
More

‘We’re in Disaster Mode’: Courage Inside a Brooklyn Hospital Confronting Coronavirus

It was not even 9 in the morning and Dr. Sylvie de Souza’s green N95 mask, which was supposed to ...
More

When Dementia Meets the Coronavirus Crisis

As the coronavirus advances, it is taking a particularly harsh toll on the many who are caring for a loved ...
More

Fresh From Iran’s Coronavirus Zone, Now Moving Across Afghanistan

HERAT, Afghanistan — Afghanistan has already imported its epidemic. And each day it adds to it, as thousands more displaced ...
More

A.I. Versus the Coronavirus

Advanced computers have defeated chess masters and learned how to pick through mountains of data to recognize faces and voices ...
More

What Made New York So Hospitable for Coronavirus?

Perhaps it was inevitable that New York City and its suburbs would become an epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in ...
More

‘God Will Protect Us’: Coronavirus Spreads Through an Already Struggling Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan — Doctors are refusing to show up for work. Clerics are refusing to close their mosques. And despite ...
More

Who Knew Grocery Shopping Could Be So Stressful?

As much of the world practices social distancing to stop the spread of coronavirus, trips to the grocery store are ...
More

Senate Passes Aid Package

Here’s what you need to know:The Senate passes a $2 trillion stimulus plan.ImageThe Senate passed emergency coronavirus legislation on Capitol ...
More

Mount Sinai researchers unveil mechanisms to prevent Crohn’s disease

(New York, NY - March 26, 2020) - In a series of four studies published today in Gastroenterology, a journal ...
More

FDA approves ozanimod, a drug invented at Scripps Research, for multiple sclerosis

LA JOLLA, CA -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved ozanimod, an immune-modulating therapy invented at Scripps Research, ...
More

Missing link in coronavirus jump from bats to humans could be pangolins, not snakes

As scientists scramble to learn more about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, two recent studies of the virus' genome reached controversial conclusions: ...
More

Executive function in women post-menopause

AURORA, Colo. (March 26, 2020) - Assessing adverse childhood experiences and current anxiety and depression symptoms may help ease cognitive ...
More

US autism rates up 10 percent in new CDC report

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...
More

Worldwide scientific collaboration unveils genetic architecture of gray matter

The cerebral cortex is the relatively thin, folded, outer "gray matter" layer of the brain crucial for thinking, information processing, ...
More

Texas Biomed accelerates multi-species study to identify COVID-19 animal model

San Antonio, Texas (March 26, 2020) - Scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) today announced the launch of ...
More

Is the coronavirus outbreak of unnatural origins?

Did coronavirus mutate from a virus already prevalent in humans or animals or did it originate in a laboratory? As ...
More

Moffitt researchers discover novel role of specific histone deacetylase in lung cancer

TAMPA, Fla. - The survival rates for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have improved greatly over the past ...
More

Can You Become Immune to the Coronavirus?

As the number of people infected with the coronavirus surpasses 450,000 worldwide, and more than one billion are locked in ...
More

Gilead Withdraws Request for Special Orphan Status on Experimental Coronavirus Treatment

Bowing to criticism that it was exploiting the coronavirus pandemic, the drugmaker Gilead said on Wednesday that it would no ...
More

How to Get Health Insurance if Worried About Coronavirus or Unemployment

Most working-age Americans get their health insurance through their employer. Which means a job loss during the coronavirus pandemic could ...
More

A Homeless Family Navigates a Life Warped by the Coronavirus

April Goode awoke shortly before 7 a.m. after a night of restless sleep atop two sleeping bags and a blanket ...
More

Becoming a Man, Virtually

My son Zane celebrated his bar mitzvah this past Saturday. And to think I had been worried about a late-season ...
More

Coronavirus Symptoms Full List: What Are They? Is There a Cure?

Here’s what you need to know:As the coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, the news is coming at a ...
More

Ventilators and Coronavirus: Amid Desperation, Calls Grow for Federal Intervention

As hospitals prepare for a flood of desperately ill patients unable to breathe on their own, mechanical ventilators have become ...
More

Lawmakers Question Start-Ups on At-Home Kits for Coronavirus Testing

Three companies that rushed to market unauthorized kits for at-home coronavirus testing face new questions from lawmakers in Washington.On Wednesday, ...
More

Coronavirus Live Updates: Senate Moves Toward Passing Sweeping $2 Trillion Aid Deal

Here’s what you need to know:ImageTreasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, heading to meet the Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer, in ...
More

Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

Jane Goodall is in isolation these days along with everyone else, since a fund-raising tour was canceled because of the ...
More

How ‘Muscle Memory’ May Help Keep Us Fit

For those of us sheltering at home because of coronavirus and unable to visit the gym or otherwise weight train ...
More

Live Coronavirus News, Updates and Video

This briefing is no longer updating. You can find the latest coronavirus news here. Here’s what you need to know:ImagePedestrians ...
More

Scripps Research launches DETECT study, leveraging wearable data to flag viral illnesses

LA JOLLA, CA -- The Scripps Research Translational Institute has launched an app-based research program that will analyze participants' wearable ...
More

Low risk of coronavirus spreading through tears

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - March 25, 2020 - While researchers are certain that coronavirus spreads through mucus and droplets expelled ...
More

Analysis predicts purified fish oil could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events

Irvine, CA - March 25, 2020 - Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have conducted a statistical analysis that ...
More

Female lifespan is longer in wild mammal animals than in humans

On average, women live longer than men: About 90% of people reaching 110 years old or more are women. The ...
More

Snake venom evolved for prey not protection

It is estimated that every year, over 100,000 human deaths can be attributed to snakebite from the world's 700 venomous ...
More

Coronavirus pandemic in Germany: Challenges and options for intervention

The worldwide spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and its associated respiratory disease COVID-19 proceeds at a highly dynamic pace. The ...
More

More research on addiction potential needed for use of opioids to treat children’s pain

A pair of new studies led by University of Alberta pediatricians indicate that parents are more reluctant to have opioids ...
More

New hepatitis C cases down by almost 70% in HIV positive men in London and Brighton

New cases of hepatitis C amongst HIV positive men in London and Brighton have fallen by nearly 70 per cent ...
More

Mayo Clinic outlines approach for patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death in COVID-19

ROCHESTER, Minn. - SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in ...
More

Trastuzumab deruxtecan shows early promise in patients with non-breast/gastric cancers

Bottom Line: A HER2-targeted antibody-drug conjugate, fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki (Enhertu), showed signs of clinical activity in multiple non-breast/non-gastric cancer types, according ...
More

Culturally adapted materials boost Latino participation in diabetes education programs

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- An Oregon State University study published last week found that diabetes education programs that are linguistically and ...
More

IASLC postpones World Conference on Lung Cancer to January 26 to 29, 2021 in Singapore

Denver--March 25--Citing the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact and stress it is putting on the international health care, economic and ...
More

Spring Breaker Who Said, ‘If I Get Corona, I Get Corona,’ Apologizes

A young man whose bold defiance of social distancing guidelines while on spring break in Miami drew widespread attention — ...
More