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No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker 2020-04-05 09:04:03Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it’s still too risky

Sunny weather tempts Europe; UK queen urges self-discipline 2020-04-05 08:54:52As warm, sunny weather beckoned across Europe, authorities admonished people to strictly follow social distancing regulations and stay at home to help

Palm Sunday: Pope celebrates without public in St. 2020-04-05 08:54:06Pope Francis celebrated Palm Sunday Mass without the public, since the traditional ceremony in St. Peter's Square was scrapped because of the coronav

Forest fire near Chernobyl boosts radiation level 2020-04-05 08:38:47A forest fire is burning in the evacuated area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and is causing elevated radiation levels

U.S. 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic 2020-04-05 08:32:53The first alarms sounded in early January that the outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China would ignite a global pandemic

In years before outbreak, investment in public health 2020-04-05 08:19:33In the decade before the coronavirus outbreak, state and local officials across the United States made steady and sometimes dramatic cuts to their fir

The Latest: Putin still working remotely during pandemic 2020-04-05 08:07:20Russian President Vladimir Putin continues working remotely and will do so for at least another week amid the coronavirus pandemic

Mormons unveil new official logo at crowd-less conference 2020-04-05 06:30:19Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat 6 feet apart inside an empty room Saturday as the faith carried out its signature con

Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads 2020-04-05 06:26:37The coronavirus death toll has shown few signs of slowing in the U.S.

France turns to speedy trains to catch up 2020-04-05 06:22:26France is moving hundreds of critically ill COVID-19 patients around the country on specially fitted high-speed trains, planes, even a warship

US braces for more virus deaths; Europe hopes 2020-04-05 01:11:08The U.S. is warning of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead, as the global pandemic mutes traditional observances from family grave-cleaning

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths 2020-04-04 23:20:10Nearly 2,900 prisoners have been released from overcrowded prisons in Sri Lanka as the Indian ocean island nation has stepped up its efforts to contai

NYT > Health

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Warns of ‘a Lot 2020-04-05 00:02:26President Trump warns of what could be “the toughest week,” while also saying he would like to consider relaxing social distancing rules f

Trump Urges Coronavirus Patients to Take Unproven Drug 2020-04-04 20:28:55He said the government was putting millions of doses of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine into an emergency stockpile even though it has not been ap

Coronavirus and Paid Sick Leave: A Quarantined Uber 2020-04-04 15:46:25Zachary Frenette spent about two weeks fighting to get help under a new Uber policy. It worked, but only after he got the news media involved.

A German Exception? Why the Country’s Coronavirus Death 2020-04-04 15:34:30The pandemic has hit Germany hard, with more than 92,000 people infected. But the percentage of fatal cases has been remarkably low compared to those

In Italy, Going Back to Work May Depend 2020-04-04 14:21:05Weighing an idea that might once have been relegated to science fiction, Italy once again finds itself in the unfortunate vanguard of Western democrac

Telemedicine Arrives in the U.K.: ‘10 Years of 2020-04-04 13:38:11With the coronavirus pandemic turning doctors’ offices into no-go zones, family physicians are now doing much of their consultations online or b

Can an Old Vaccine Stop the New Coronavirus? 2020-04-04 10:38:15A tuberculosis vaccine invented a century ago is cheap and safe, and seems to bolster the body’s immune system.

The Rise of Virtual Races 2020-04-04 08:00:07Runners may be running alone, but they can still feel as if they’re part of a larger group.

Coronavirus Live Updates: C.D.C. Recommends Wearing Masks 2020-04-04 00:06:24Alabama became the 41st state to issue a stay-at-home order, and the attorney general expanded the pool of prisoners eligible for early release from f

China Pushes for Quiet Burials as Coronavirus Death 2020-04-03 22:50:45Officials are ​trying to curb expressions of grief and control the narrative​ amid doubts about the official number of deaths in China.

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Toll Soars to Nearly 3,000 2020-04-03 20:44:42“It is hard to put fully into words what we are all grappling with as we navigate our way through this pandemic,” a hospital official said

With Virus Surge, Dermatologists and Orthopedists Are Drafted 2020-04-03 20:16:24Specialists who haven’t worked an intensive care shift in years are being pressed into duty as coronavirus cases overwhelm New York’s hosp

Scientific American: Health

Jolted by Her Own Illness, Pandemics Scholar Gains 2020-04-04 15:00:00The author of book on the 2009 flu outbreak explains how a lack of effective tests crippled U.S. attempts to contain the coronavirus -- Read more

Can India Contain the Pandemic? 2020-04-04 13:00:00Public health interventions can work in this poor and populous country—but only if the people are involved in designing and implementing them --

Medical Students Can Give Vital Help in the 2020-04-04 09:00:00They’re not full-fledged physicians, but they’ve been learning important skills that can take the pressure off credentialed M.D.s -- Read

COVID-19: The Need for Secure Labs--and Their Risks 2020-04-03 17:33:00Coronavirus research requires high-containment labs. Journalist Elisabeth Eaves talks with Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs about

Why Social Media are Crucial for Frontline Physicians 2020-04-03 14:00:00The disease spreads so fast and is so poorly understood that doctors and researchers are sharing their findings on Twitter and Facebook, not medical j

How Sewage Could Reveal True Scale of Coronavirus 2020-04-03 14:00:00Wastewater testing could also be used as an early-warning sign if the virus returns -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus Disrupts Vital Field Research--Including Disease Transmission Work 2020-04-03 09:00:00Scientists across the globe have been cut off from sites and experimental resources—or stranded abroad -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Challenge of Finding Genome-Based Cancer Treatments 2020-04-03 07:00:00Fighting the disease is like trying to hit a moving target, evolutionarily speaking -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why the Coronavirus Slipped Past Disease Detectives 2020-04-03 06:45:00Groups of scientists tasked with identifying pandemic-prone microbes were stretched too far and thin -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Polling Shows Signs of Public Trust in Institutions 2020-04-02 12:00:00The ongoing effort to fight COVID-19 wins broad support, even across partisan divides -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Chalk in Bread Causes Kidney Stones 2020-04-02 09:30:00Originally published in June 1968 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Map Reveals Hidden U.S. Hotspots of Coronavirus Infection 2020-04-02 08:00:00By adjusting for population, researchers have identified rural areas in several states that could be disproportionally affected by COVID-19 -- Read mo

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Mental Health Services for Coronavirus Healthcare Workers 2020-04-05 03:00:00Title: Mental Health Services for Coronavirus Healthcare WorkersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2020 12:0

A Decade of Telemedicine Has Advanced in Just 2020-04-05 03:00:00Title: A Decade of Telemedicine Has Advanced in Just WeeksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 A

Key Drug Shortages in COVID-19 Fight 2020-04-05 03:00:00Title: Key Drug Shortages in COVID-19 FightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19: General Medical Council Allows More Doctors Back 2020-04-05 03:00:00Title: COVID-19: General Medical Council Allows More Doctors Back to WorkCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/

Lessening Your Pandemic Anxiety 2020-04-05 03:00:00Title: Lessening Your Pandemic AnxietyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

NYU Med Students Join COVID Fight 2020-04-05 03:00:00Title: NYU Med Students Join COVID FightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

High Influenza Activity or COVID-19? 2020-04-04 03:00:00Title: High Influenza Activity or COVID-19?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM