Atul Gawande: How America can fix coronavirus testing—fast

America doesn't yet have the ability to implement the widespread, repeatable testing needed to get the coronavirus epidemic under control, Atul Gawande writes for the New Yorker—but there are three mechanisms that could help the country solve its testing "mess" in (potentially) just a matter of weeks.

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How the coronavirus causes 'carnage' in the heart

New research shows that the novel coronavirus can essentially dice the muscle fibers of the human heart into pieces, sparking concerns about the potential for heart failure among Covid-19 survivors, Elizabeth Cooney reports for STAT News.

Weekly review: A vaccine approval is coming. Get ready to ask these 8 questions.

Amazon's new wearable will track whether you sound cranky, why the "six-foot rule" might not stop the coronavirus, and more.

College students are sparking new coronavirus outbreaks. (But sending students home isn't the answer, officials warn.)

The reopenings of college and university campuses across the United States have sparked localized surges in new coronavirus cases, but Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is warning school officials that it could be even more hazardous to send students home. Here's why.

Around the nation: CMS consolidates 8 provider comparison tools into a single platform

CMS on Thursday launched a revamped website that combines its eight online provider comparison tools—including Hospital Compare and Nursing Home Compare—into a single platform called Care Compare, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Utah.