Many prominent people, from football coaches to senators, are "double-masking" in public in an effort to reduce their risk of coronavirus infection. But is this actually an effective tactic—and if so, what's the best way to do it? Here's what leading researchers told Katherine Wu of the New York Times.
New coronavirus variants are emerging worldwide, sparking urgent questions: Do they spread more rapidly? Could they evade the protection offered by vaccines? Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli created a 101-level explainer on the new variants—and what they mean for the pandemic's future.
President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday proposed a $1.9 trillion emergency relief package aimed at combating America's coronavirus epidemic and the related economic crisis. Here are the details—including new support for public health workers and a new direct stimulus payment for individuals.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America is partnering with CVS Health to pilot an at-home chemotherapy program in Atlanta, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Georgia, and Michigan.