Coming out of lockdown, the country is relying on thousands of local case trackers and on software, once used to protect rhinoceroses, for disease surveillance
The virus that causes COVID-19 can persist in aerosol form, some studies suggest. But the potential for transmission depends on many factors, including infectiousness, dose and ventilation...
Computer models could warn of upcoming surges, allowing public health officials to take early preventive action
They have slowed for now. But as we begin to emerge from our homes, we need to brace for a resurgence
Research begins to pick apart the mechanisms behind a deadly COVID-19 complication
A weight-lifting guru, author and podcaster calls the U.S. response to the pandemic an “exercise in hysteria" that might do more harm than good...
Pandemic news highlights of the week
Events with extreme temperatures and humidity are occurring twice as often now as they were 40 years ago
Antigen-based assays could be used in the home, but critics say their error rates are still an issue
Its sting is excruciating to people, but it is a bigger threat to honeybees vital for agriculture
In their own voices, health care workers from across the country reflect on coping with the pandemic
Our health care systems must be agile enough to ensure women have a safe pregnancy and childbirth even under the pressures of COVID-19
Assays that detect prior novel coronavirus infections could reveal the extent of outbreaks. But they may give individuals false security
The profession’s contributions to improving the public’s health during times of crisis date back to the days of Florence Nightingale
The pandemic has revealed the disadvantages of laissez-faire governance and advantages of centralized control
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Originally published in February 1917
Bees infected with a virus cut back on interactions within their hive but find it easier to get past sentries at neighboring hives.
Despite conflicting data, the highly anticipated results will make the treatment a standard of care in the United States
An outbreak in Italy in the 1630s forced him to find new ways of doing his research and connecting with his family