Health & Fitness

In Moscow, COVID control means government tracking your every move

Any resident of the Russian capital who wants to go more than 100 yards from home must give personal details and let authorities track their movements.
UN virus therapy trial pauses hydroxychloroquine testing

UN virus therapy trial pauses hydroxychloroquine testing

Experts say they need to review all available evidence to date.

Nick Cordero suffered a new lung infection

Cordero, a 41-year-old Tony nominee, was initially hospitalized March 30 after developing pneumonia and later tested positive for the coronavirus.
States give few details on billions spent on virus supplies

States give few details on billions spent on virus supplies

U.S. states are spending billions of dollars buying protective medical supplies amid the coronavirus crisis, but many aren’t sharing details

TSA changes security procedures in response to COVID-19

Keep your boarding pass and separate food, the TSA says.

Hundreds flock to Florida beach amid pandemic

"We got slammed. Disney is closed, Universal is closed. Everything is closed, so where did everybody come with the first warm day with 50% opening? Everybody came to the beach," the local sheriff

Video shows Lake of the Ozarks packed for Memorial Day weekend

Missouri health director Dr. Randall Williams ordered statewide social distancing until at least the end of May.

Watch live: Cuomo gives coronavirus update

On Saturday, the state's death toll dropped below 100 for the first time since March after reaching 800 several days in a row in April.

Scott Gottlieb warns coronavirus "isn't contained yet"

Gottlieb said Americans need to "define a new normal" as the coronavirus continues to threaten communities.

Navajo Nation imposes 57-hour lockdown as virus death toll rises

Even essential businesses must remain closed as the entire tribe enters a strict lockdown for Memorial Day weekend.

You’re Getting Used to Masks. Will You Wear a Face Shield?

The clear plastic guards may be easier to wear, disinfect and reuse than cloth or surgical face coverings, although they don’t entirely replace the need for masks.

Simple Stretches to Combat All That Sitting

Done correctly, these restorative stretches, working on muscles from your eyes to your toes, really do make you feel better.
Pandemic Swells in South America, as the U.S. Nears 100,000 Deaths

Pandemic Swells in South America, as the U.S. Nears 100,000 Deaths

Gaza reports its first coronavirus death. New York is allowing gatherings of up to 10.
Holiday amid pandemic: Americans divided on how to respond

Holiday amid pandemic: Americans divided on how to respond

President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns

Hairstylist with coronavirus works for 8 days, exposing up to 91 people

Health officials said the employee worked for 8 days after contracting coronavirus while traveling.

Students struggle with technical issues while taking AP tests online

High school students taking Advanced Placement tests this year have reported technical issues complicating the already-stressful exams, after the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to shut and move
Coronavirus Does Not Spread Easily on Surfaces, C.D.C. Says

Coronavirus Does Not Spread Easily on Surfaces, C.D.C. Says

If you’re worried about wiping down grocery bags or disinfecting mailed packages, this C.D.C. guidance might bring some relief. It’s not new information; the agency has been saying this for months.
New type of contraceptive gel approved in us

New type of contraceptive gel approved in us

U.S. regulators on Friday approved a birth control gel that works in a new way to prevent pregnancy

Moderna CEO made millions on vaccine announcement

Four of the biotech's top executives netted a total of $30 million since positive results for a coronavirus vaccine were touted.
How To Do Memorial Day Safely During Pandemic

How To Do Memorial Day Safely During Pandemic

Public health experts say plans should depend on a variety of factors — regional risk, personal risk and common sense.