The ongoing effort to fight COVID-19 wins broad support, even across partisan divides
By adjusting for population, researchers have identified rural areas in several states that could be disproportionally affected by COVID-19
Scientists say it is unclear whether felines can spread the virus to people
Secondary bacterial infections are part of the problem, and we need to ramp up research on new drugs to fight them
Other countries on lockdown will be watching for a resurgence of infections in Hubei province now that travel restrictions are lifting
A reduction in seismic noise because of changes in human activity is a boon for geoscientists
Space agencies must balance keeping staff safe and meeting launch deadlines
Ambulatory surgery centers, normally restricted to day use, can now take noninfected patients from hospitals
Such data offer valuable information and could help track the novel coronavirus—but they risk errors and raise privacy concerns
Getting people to comply with social distancing policies is basically an exercise in marketing
It worked for Shakespeare and Isaac Newton during plagues, but let’s not put more pressure on ourselves than we already have
Despite privacy concerns, “contact tracing” using GPS data may be our best bet to contain this large and fast-growing pandemic...
The reason is a phenomenon called “solution aversion”
The potential power of 21st-century vaccines
Human health is obviously crucial, but epidemiological models should not ignore economic and ethical considerations
In mice, these white blood cells tamp down inflammation in the lungs
Though urban living has a smaller carbon footprint, it can make social distancing more difficult
The pandemic is leading to an outbreak of age discrimination
The author of book on the 2009 flu outbreak explains how a lack of effective tests crippled U.S. attempts to contain the coronavirus...
Turning from bedbugs and carpet-eating moths to COVID-19, an industrial cleaner joins the coronavirus fight...