Although reports of reinfection from the novel coronavirus have been rare so far, public health experts worry that emerging variants of the virus could evade the natural immunity conferred by prior infections. Here's what research suggests about the risks to people who've already recovered from a coronavirus infection.
CDC on Wednesday updated its recommendations on how Americans should wear face masks to protect themselves against the novel coronavirus, saying that masks can cut aerosol exposure by more than 96%—if they're worn the right way.
Although an increasing share of Americans say they're very likely to get a Covid-19 vaccine, some population groups are less likely to say they will do so, according to a new CDC report. Here's the breakdown by age, race, and essential job role.
When the vision of his left eye suddenly clouded over, a 57-year-old man was launched into a maze of hospital testing, imaging, and examinations until—days later—an in-depth eye exam revealed the startling and life-threatening cause of his partial blindness, Lisa Sanders writes for the New York Times Magazine.
The Department of Justice on Wednesday changed its legal position in a Supreme Court case that seeks to strike down the Affordable Care Act, marking a reversal from the Trump administration, which had backed striking down the law, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, and Texas.