infectious disease

CDC didn’t want 14 coronavirus patients flown to US—it was overruled

CDC didn’t want 14 coronavirus patients flown to US—it was overruled

State Dept. overruled health experts amid unexpected test results, report says.
Americans on coronavirus cruise ship barred from US after failed quarantine

Fist Bumps vs. Handshakes: How COVID-19 Does—and Doesn’t—Spread

Can the newest coronavirus spread through a handshake? Or by sharing shopping carts or subway hanging straps? Here’s what you need to know about how COVID-19 spreads from person to person

Fist Bumps vs. Handshakes: How COVID-19 Does—and Doesn’t—Spread

Can the newest coronavirus spread through a handshake? Or by sharing shopping carts or subway hanging straps? Here’s what you need to know about how COVID-19 spreads from person to person
Coronavirus outbreak on Diamond Princess hits 454; 14 infected Americans return
Americans trapped on cruise ship with coronavirus get to go home

Americans trapped on cruise ship with coronavirus get to go home

Once back, the cruise passengers will be subject to a 14-day federal quarantine.

Amid Coronavirus Fears, a Second Wave of Flu Hits U.S. Kids

The number of child deaths and hospitalization rates are the highest they've been in a decade
Coronavirus outbreak hits 60,000 cases after reporting change

Coronavirus outbreak hits 60,000 cases after reporting change

To move faster, China stops relying on coronavirus lab tests in Hubei.
175 now infected with coronavirus on cruise ship, including quarantine officer
Stress, heart attacks, and 135 coronavirus cases on quarantined cruise ship

Stress, heart attacks, and 135 coronavirus cases on quarantined cruise ship

Japan mulls more coronavirus screening after testing 439 of the ~3,700 people onboard.
The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity

The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity

A species threatened together fights together
The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity

The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity

A species threatened together fights together
China takes desperate, “wartime” measures to stop coronavirus in Wuhan

China takes desperate, “wartime” measures to stop coronavirus in Wuhan

Quarantine deserters "will be nailed to the pillar of historical shame forever.”
3,700 trapped aboard cruise ship after coronavirus embarks

3,700 trapped aboard cruise ship after coronavirus embarks

273 onboard have been tested. Among the 102 results so far, 20 are positive.

Passengers on a Virus-Stricken Cruise Ship in Japan Speak About Life Under Quarantine

Twenty people aboard the Diamond Princess have tested positive for coronavirus

Passengers on a Virus-Stricken Cruise Ship in Japan Speak About Life Under Quarantine

Twenty people aboard the Diamond Princess have tested positive for coronavirus
Symptomless spread of new coronavirus questioned as outbreak mushrooms

Symptomless spread of new coronavirus questioned as outbreak mushrooms

The main source of infections is most likely people coughing and sneezing.

Why This Week Could Be Critical for Understanding How Bad the Coronavirus Outbreak Will Get

There are around 50 million people on lockdown in China, and experts say that the impact of containment may be visible this week

Why This Week Could Be Critical for Understanding How Bad the Coronavirus Outbreak Will Get

There are around 50 million people on lockdown in China, and experts say that the impact of containment may be visible this week

Inside the Company That’s Hot Wiring Vaccine Research in the Race to Combat the Coronavirus

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are working with biotech company Moderna Therapeutics to develop and test a vaccine against the latest viral outbreak