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Asia Today: Manila back under lockdown as virus New! 2020-08-04 10:08:08Commuter trains, buses and other public vehicles stayed off the main roads of the Philippine capital Tuesday and police were again staffing checkpoint

Isaias, again a tropical storm, spawns wild inland New! 2020-08-04 10:01:48Tropical Storm Isaias is spawning tornadoes and dumping rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast

'Rock star' doctor tackles virus on California-Mexico border New! 2020-08-04 09:58:06California’s often-forgotten Imperial County is an example of how the coronavirus has been especially damaging to lower-income and Latino househ

County pledges probe into health worker's coronavirus death New! 2020-08-04 09:35:18Officials in a Maryland county say they “will spare no time or expense” investigating the circumstances surrounding the coronavirus death

Trump nursing home plan limits supply of free New! 2020-08-04 09:34:03The Trump administration’s plan to provide every nursing home with a fast COVID-19 testing machine comes with an asterisk: The government won&rs

Thai Cabinet approves draft law expanding access to New! 2020-08-04 09:19:00Thailand’s Cabinet has approved a proposal from the Public Health Ministry that would allow health professionals, farmers and medical patients t

The Latest: France to pay home caregivers virus New! 2020-08-04 09:13:03French President Emmanuel Macron says home caregivers who helped the elderly and people with disabilities during the pandemic will receive a bonus of

Parents unhappy with school options assemble learning 'pods' New! 2020-08-04 08:33:03As the coronavirus pandemic has clouded hopes of reopening schools nationwide, parents who want more than remote instruction have been scrambling to h

Outbreak hits Norway cruise ship, could spread along New! 2020-08-04 08:10:43A Norwegian cruise ship line has halted all trips and apologized for procedural errors after an outbreak of coronavirus on one ship infected at least

China, WHO in talks on plans to trace New! 2020-08-04 07:06:40China says it and the World Health Organization are discussing further plans to trace the origin of the coronavirus outbreak following a visit to the

Vietnam confirms 21 more cases in new virus New! 2020-08-04 06:19:52Vietnam has confirmed 21 more coronavirus cases linked to three hospitals in the central city of Da Nang

Isaias downgraded to tropical storm over eastern N. New! 2020-08-04 04:28:48Hurricane Isaias has been downgraded down to a tropical storm after making landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to an official wi

NYT > Health

Live Coronavirus Updates: Tracking Global News, Cases and 2020-08-02 19:17:59College are preparing to welcome students back to a complicated campus setting. India’s home minister tests positive.

Birx Says U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is in a 2020-08-02 17:05:18She and other top health officials in the Trump administration warn states of a deepening spread of the coronavirus, in both rural and urban areas.

Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., 2020-08-02 14:42:10Her near-total face transplant in 2008 was the most complex at the time. She was the fourth patient in the world to undergo such a procedure.

Infections Swamp the U.S., Which Recorded 42% of 2020-08-02 13:52:35Thousands in Berlin protest Germany’s coronavirus measures. The virus is picking up speed in the Midwest. A summer camp in Georgia apologizes fo

Overlooked No More: Roland Johnson, Who Fought to 2020-08-01 10:39:35He survived 13 years of neglect and abuse, including sexual assault, at the notorious Pennhurst State School and Hospital outside Philadelphia before

Indian Billionaires Bet Big on Head Start in 2020-08-01 09:19:13The world’s largest vaccine producer, the Serum Institute, announced a plan to make hundreds of millions of doses of an unproven inoculation. It

Can Humans Give Coronavirus to Bats, and Other 2020-08-01 05:00:16Federal agencies suggest caution in U.S. bat research to avoid transmitting the novel coronavirus to wildlife.

A $600-a-Week Lifeline for Unemployed Americans Expires After 2020-08-01 03:09:33California became the first state to reach 500,000 total coronavirus cases. Once the site of a major outbreak, Italy now offers lessons for keeping th

On the Lookout for Moose on Michigan’s Isle 2020-07-31 23:57:05The remote Isle Royale, tucked away in the northern reaches of Lake Superior, is one of America’s least visited national parks.

The Coronavirus Infected Hundreds at a Georgia Summer 2020-07-31 20:30:28The camp took precautions but did not require campers to wear masks, the C.D.C. reported. Singing and cheering may have helped spread the virus.

Should Youth Come First in Coronavirus Care? 2020-07-31 19:18:23If medical rationing becomes necessary, some older adults are prepared to step aside. But many have the opposite concern: that they will be arbitraril

Contact Tracing Is Failing in Many States. Here’s 2020-07-31 15:48:54Inadequate testing and protracted delays in producing results have crippled tracking and hampered efforts to contain major outbreaks.

Scientific American: Health

Medical Schools Need to Get Better at Addressing 2020-08-02 15:00:00An incoming medical students points out that the field has always been political, prioritizing some bodies over others -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Coronavirus News Roundup, July 25-July 31 2020-07-31 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Fauci Optimistic About COVID-19 Vaccines, Though Immunity Unknowns 2020-07-31 11:00:00Teams are starting to test vaccines using messenger RNA or chimpanzee cold viruses to inoculate humans. Will their benefits last? -- Read more on Scie

Concerns about Waning COVID-19 Immunity Are Likely Overblown 2020-07-31 08:00:00The decline seen in some studies is normal, experts say. But scientists must wait to see whether infection confers long-term protection -- Read more o

How Your Homes and Buildings Affect You 2020-07-30 17:36:00Journalist and author Emily Anthes talks about her book The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Hap

There Is Little Evidence That Mass Transit Poses 2020-07-28 12:00:00A major drop in public transit use coincides with concerns about reducing air pollution that can exacerbate lung conditions -- Read more on Scientific

Why Some Male Leaders Won't Follow COVID-19 Safety 2020-07-28 10:00:00Men often think masks and other precautions make them look like wimps -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

An Immune Protein Could Prevent Severe COVID-19--if It 2020-07-28 06:45:00The antiviral interferon might help early but exacerbate disease in later stages -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vaccine Trials Should Reflect America's Diversity 2020-07-27 13:30:00Racial minorities and those with underlying health conditions may be at a greater risk from coronavirus infection, but have historically been less lik

World War II's Warsaw Ghetto Holds Lifesaving Lessons 2020-07-24 15:37:00An outbreak of typhus in the densely packed walled enclosure was countered by adopting all-too-familiar public health measures -- Read more on Scienti

Coronavirus News Roundup: July 18-July 24 2020-07-24 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Many Hot Dogs Can a Human Theoretically 2020-07-23 13:00:00As vendors gear up for the delayed start of the MLB season, we should reflect on the new world record just set in the Nathan’s Famous competitio

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After Lockdown, Ease Back Into Exercise New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: After Lockdown, Ease Back Into ExerciseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

How Streetlights Might Affect Your Colon Cancer Risk New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: How Streetlights Might Affect Your Colon Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2020 12:00:00

Many Americans Pause Social Media as National Tensions New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: Many Americans Pause Social Media as National Tensions RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2020 12

Another Side Effect of COVID-19 -- Lasting Hearing New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: Another Side Effect of COVID-19 -- Lasting Hearing Problems?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2020

Nearly a Third of Young Black Americans Have New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: Nearly a Third of Young Black Americans Have High Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/20

AHA News: Sustained High Blood Pressure May Damage New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Sustained High Blood Pressure May Damage Brain VesselsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2

Guard Against Lyme Disease This Summer New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: Guard Against Lyme Disease This SummerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/1/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

College Students Will Need COVID Tests Every 2-3 New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: College Students Will Need COVID Tests Every 2-3 Days for Campus Safety: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial

More Ball Games Postponed After Coronavirus Hits Phillies New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: More Ball Games Postponed After Coronavirus Hits Phillies StaffCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/20

For a Longer Life, Any Exercise Is Good New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: For a Longer Life, Any Exercise Is Good Exercise: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2020 12:00

Even With PPE, Risk of COVID-19 Still High New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: Even With PPE, Risk of COVID-19 Still High for Frontline WorkersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/20

Kids 'Efficient' Transmitters as COVID-19 Raced Through a New! 2020-08-04 03:00:00Title: Kids 'Efficient' Transmitters as COVID-19 Raced Through a Georgia Summer CampCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editoria