How Scientists Predict How Many People Will Get COVID-19
Projections can change by the day. Here's a guide to where the numbers come from.
Case Fatality Rate for COVID-19 Near 1.4%, Increases With Age
The case fatality rate among persons aged 80 years or older is close to 8%, authors of new study estimate.
FDA Requests Zantac Be Pulled From the Market
Six months after independent testing first raised the possibility that popular heartburn drug ranitidine (Zantac) might break down into the...
'Pink Eye' Often a Symptom of COVID-19
Of 38 patients with COVID-19, a dozen also had pink eye (conjunctivitis), a new study found. In two patients, the coronavirus was present in both...
Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed
COVID-19 has caused medical conferences to be canceled this spring. Some regular attendees are expressing relief. Will this disruption lead to...
Many Surgery Centers to Serve As COVID-19 Hospitals
Under pressure, the federal government announced it will let surgery centers, hotels and even college dorms serve as hospitals to treat an overflow...
COVID-19 Daily: A Hospitalist's Advice, Fighting an 'Infodemic'
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.
Fighting COVID-19: 'Everyone Can Do Something'
Healthcare professionals in specialty clinics may be wondering how they can help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Jessica Sparks Lilley shares her...
Shortages Looming for Respirators, Masks, Gowns
Only about 12% of facilities have been able to get supplemental PPE from federal resources, compared with 25% that have drawn from local donations...
Respirator Masks - In Short Supply
As the coronavirus pandemic stresses the U.S. health care system, personal protective equipment -- including high-tech masks -- are in desperately...
NYC Hospitals Struggle with Coronavirus Surge
New York state, and in particular New York City, has become the epicenter of the outbreak in the U.S. and a harbinger of what other hotspots can...
Social Distancing May Be Working, New Study Hints
Data show that the number of people with fever that's an early indication of coronavirus infection started falling almost immediately after social...