Research meetings are being canceled left and right over epidemic fears, slowing the work of scientists—especially those who are early in their career
Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs reports from the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak: Kirkland, Wash. In this first installment of an ongoing series, he looks at why children seem to weather this disease better than adults and the complicated issue of shuttering schools...
Does right-wing skepticism toward the coronavirus have anything to do with the postmodern philosophy of Thomas Kuhn?...
Scientists expect to see changes in the timing, location and severity of disease outbreaks as global temperatures rise
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Institutes of Health are betting on a different approach than existing efforts for battling COVID-19
We need to rethink our public health strategies before the next outbreak—even if the conversations are uncomfortable
The rule that noncitizens cannot draw on public assistance is going to drive many out of the health care system
Health inspectors have cited more than 60 percent of U.S. nursing homes for health violations such as workers not washing hands enough
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Being elderly, having an underlying illness and possibly being male all increase the risk of dying from an infection with the virus
Physicists who were set to attend the American Physical Society’s Denver conference are using virtual platforms to share their talks
The development comes after four cases were reported on the West Coast with no known travel history or contact with anyone who had previously been diagnosed
The drug remdesivir is effective against many other viruses, and some experts are optimistic that it—or similar compounds—may work for the pathogen responsible for COVID-19
The agency says patients can use alternatives while it works with manufacturers to mitigate the situation
A California woman may have been infected locally, but few Americans are being tested
Getting ready for the possibility of major disruptions is not only smart; it’s also our civic duty
The decision comes after days of speculation over the appointment of a coronavirus “czar"
Health security expert Caitlin Rivers talks about what schools, businesses and individuals can do to minimize the impact
Here’s why communicating public health risk during an epidemic is so challenging
A top official urged American businesses and families to start preparing for the possibility of a bigger outbreak