The suffering will be unimaginable
Compassionate use of experimental medicine needs to coexist with scientific rigor to help patients, researchers write in the journal Science
Anosmia, or loss of smell, can be an early symptom—and that puts these ear, nose and throat physicians at risk
Properly reported information is crucial for black communities to recover from this crisis and transcend a history of exclusion
Technologies such as PCR, serological assays and rapid diagnostics help us understand the spread of COVID-19. But how do they do so?
Glucose metabolism plays a key role in the cytokine storm seen in influenza, and the link could have potential implications for novel coronavirus infections
Pathologists are starting to get a closer look at the damage that COVID-19 does to the body by carefully examining the internal organs of people who have died from the novel coronavirus...
An inexpensive assay based on the technique can provide yes or no answers in under an hour—perhaps even in the home soon
Support grows for a controversial ‘human challenge’ vaccine study—but no trial is yet planned
The jury-rigged breathing aid, invented to deal with ventilator shortages, is now being tested as a kinder, gentler alternative to a tube in the trachea
An online survey reveals bottlenecks, challenges and barriers faced by more than 1,700 biology labs
A nation’s prior experience with similar disasters can make a big difference
Leaders from hospital administrators to the president have failed them and betrayed their trust
Port Arthur, Tex., is a case in point: disproportionately hit by hurricanes, fossil-fuel pollution and now the coronavirus
Touted as society’s way out of widespread lockdowns, scientists say the true potential of these rapidly developed tests is still unknown
Pundits hope the pandemic will lead to more humane government policies but fear darker outcomes...
As hospitals beg for protective gear and ventilators, some individuals are taking a creative approach to the problem
As they’re forced to spend more time together, many are learning the measure of love
Only three individuals speak a language from the Great Andamanese family. Will this irreplaceable heritage survive the new threat?
Surviving an awful experience can lead to some surprisingly positive psychological effects in many people