Why do Covid-19 patients lose their sense of smell? (It's not the reason anyone expected.)

In a new study, researchers from Harvard University uncovered why the novel coronavirus causes many people to lose their sense of smell—and they say the explanation they discovered may be "good news" for patients.

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The 6 biggest roadblocks to a Covid-19 vaccine, according to Ezekiel Emanuel

Will we have enough glass vials and syringes to distribute a Covid-19 vaccine? Who will get the vaccine first? And what happens if all of our vaccine candidates fail? Those are just a few of the questions explored in a deeply researched new report by Ezekiel Emanuel and Topher Spiro of the Center for American Progress. Here are the key takeaways, according to Advisory Board's Brandi Greenberg and Pam Divack.

Q&A: How Ascension mobilized nearly 10,000 nurses for Covid-19—in less than 2 weeks

Amy Wilson, Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations for Ascension, spoke with Advisory Board's Steven Berkow about how her system mobilized nearly 10,000 nurses to deliver Covid-19 care—in less than two weeks—and the lessons she learned about transforming care delivery.

Covid-19 can cause heart problems, research shows. But is it permanent?

Some patients who have had Covid-19 experience cardiac issues for months after they recover from the disease, according to research published Monday in JAMA Cardiology—sparking concern among cardiologists that the heart complications could be permanent.

Map: America's 150,000+ coronavirus deaths

The number of U.S. deaths linked to the new coronavirus topped 150,000 on Wednesday, with the United States reporting far more coronavirus-related deaths than any other country so far. See where the epidemic has hit hardest on our interactive maps.

Can we detect Covid-19 with smartwatches—or rings, or patches?

Amid a surge in new coronavirus cases, scientists are turning to wearable devices—including smartwatches, rings, and patches—to detect and track new cases of Covid-19. Here are six innovative ways researchers are employing wearables to identify and combat Covid-19.

Around the nation: Salmonella outbreak has hit 23 states, CDC announces

The outbreak has led to 212 cases of infection, and the source of the outbreak has yet to be determined, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.