new england journal of medicine

Coronavirus vs the Flu: Are They Different?

Coronavirus vs the Flu: Are They Different?

As new cases appear in the U.S., some — including the president — have compared it to the seasonal flu. Here’s a close look at the differences.
A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

Researchers had hoped that antiviral drugs would help patients, but a new study from China said that one antiviral drug combination didn’t work.
A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

Researchers had hoped that antiviral drugs would help patients, but a new study from China said that one antiviral drug combination didn’t work.
A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

Researchers had hoped that antiviral drugs would help patients, but a new study from China said that one antiviral drug combination didn’t work.
A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

Researchers had hoped that antiviral drugs would help patients, but a new study from China said that one antiviral drug combination didn’t work.
A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

A Promising Treatment for Coronavirus Fails

Researchers had hoped that antiviral drugs would help patients, but a new study from China said that one antiviral drug combination didn’t work.
New England Journal of Medicine: Coronavirus Can Survive 3 Days on Steel, Plastic

New England Journal of Medicine: Coronavirus Can Survive 3 Days on Steel, Plastic

The New England Journal of Medicine reported Tuesday that the coronavirus can survive for 72 hours on steel and plastic, which may be one of the factors that has caused "community spread" among people
Watch: Bernie Sanders Vows Not to Close U.S. Borders to Stop Coronavirus

Watch: Bernie Sanders Vows Not to Close U.S. Borders to Stop Coronavirus

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) told Fox News on Monday evening that would not close America's borders to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Bill Gates Warns Coronavirus Might Be ‘Once-in-a-Century Pathogen’

Bill Gates Warns Coronavirus Might Be ‘Once-in-a-Century Pathogen’

Microsoft founder Bill Gates wrote that the Covid-19 coronavirus is beginning to behave a lot like "the once-in-a-century pathogen we've been worried about." His comments came in a February 28
How Does the Coronavirus Compare With the Flu?

How Does the Coronavirus Compare With the Flu?

As new cases appear on the West Coast, some — including the president — are comparing it to the seasonal flu. Here’s a close look at the differences.
How Does the Coronavirus Compare With the Flu?

How Does the Coronavirus Compare With the Flu?

As new cases appear on the West Coast, some — including the president — are comparing it to the seasonal flu. Here’s a close look at the differences.
Is This Coronavirus ‘the Big One’?

Is This Coronavirus ‘the Big One’?

For decades, experts’ warnings to prepare have gone unheeded.
New England Journal of Medicine: Coronavirus Could Be No Worse than Flu

New England Journal of Medicine: Coronavirus Could Be No Worse than Flu

An editorial published Friday in the New England Journal of Medicine speculated that the coronavirus currently causing panic in world markets could turn out no worse than "a severe seasonal influenza"
China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

Patients in a clinical trial will receive a placebo or remdesivir, which has shown promise in laboratory studies.
China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

Patients in a clinical trial will receive a placebo or remdesivir, which has shown promise in laboratory studies.
China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

Patients in a clinical trial will receive a placebo or remdesivir, which has shown promise in laboratory studies.
China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

Patients in a clinical trial will receive a placebo or remdesivir, which has shown promise in laboratory studies.
China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

China Begins Testing an Antiviral Drug in Coronavirus Patients

Patients in a clinical trial will receive a placebo or remdesivir, which has shown promise in laboratory studies.
Even Without Symptoms, Wuhan Coronavirus May Spread, Experts Fear

Even Without Symptoms, Wuhan Coronavirus May Spread, Experts Fear

A report purporting to describe asymptomatic transmission in Germany has come under fire. But many experts still believe it’s happening.
Brains Turned to Glass? Suffocated in Boathouses? Vesuvius Victims Get New Look

Brains Turned to Glass? Suffocated in Boathouses? Vesuvius Victims Get New Look

Two studies examined grim scenes left at a Roman settlement devastated by the 79 A.D. eruption.