As Americans grapple with another surge in new coronavirus cases, many are wondering which activities of day-to-day life are safe—and which place them at high risk of exposure. The New York Times surveyed 700 epidemiologists to find out.
Two vaccine candidates for the novel coronavirus are on the brink of authorization, with several additional options poised to follow—but questions linger about both the virus itself and any potential vaccines. Here are five questions experts say still must be answered before Americans can expect a return to pre-pandemic normalcy.
Between 2012 and 2018, Olivia Bland experienced crippling stomach pain without a clear cause. After seeing a number of doctors—many of whom dismissed her pain, with one saying he wouldn't treat her any longer—a CT scan finally provided an answer, Sandra Boodman writes for the Washington Post.
HHS on Monday for the first time released data on Covid-19 patient counts and capacity at individual hospitals throughout the country—offering the most detailed public look yet at how the epidemic is straining the U.S. health care system. Here's what the new data shows.
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking to block a proposed merger between two health systems—Hackensack Meridian Health and Englewood Healthcare Foundation—in Bergen County, New Jersey, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and New Jersey.
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