Many health experts say it's clear who should get the first shots: health care workers around the world, then people at a higher risk of severe disease, then those in areas where the disease is spreading rapidly, and finally, the rest of us.
The Basketball Tournament (TBT), which awarded a $1 million prize to the winner of this year’s 24-team competition, navigated through the pandemic thanks to planning help from a former Olympic swimmer–turned–public health expert.
As soon as the first COVID-19 vaccines get approved, a staggering global need will confront limited supplies.
Shi Zhengli, who heads a group that studies bat coronaviruses at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), in the city in China where the pandemic began, speaks out for the first time against speculation that the virus was engineered in her lab.
Billionaire scientist and businessman Patrick Soon-Shiong announced in a 27 May investor call and press release that an experimental vaccine being developed by two of his companies is on the shortlist of 14 candidates being evaluated by Operation Warp Speed.
Scientists are learning more about “superspreading events,” gatherings where COVID-19 clusters are likely to occur.
A demoted pandemic official expressed concern about the safety of an unproven coronavirus drug, according to a whistleblower complaint.
Most of the money in the House bill would be used to support research on COVID-19 or to offset its impact on federally funded research activities.
The U.S. government's Operation Warp Speed plans to have 300 million doeses of a COVID-19 vaccine for the United States by January 2021. Scientists and participants in existing initiatives to develop a vaccine note myriad logistical and ethical concerns with the outlined plan.
The international alarm about the COVID-19 pandemic was sounded first not by a human, but by a computer.
Science interviewed David King, a chemist who has criticized the way scientific advice has been handled by the Conservative U.K. government during the coronavirus pandemic.
Environmentalists in India are criticizing government moves to continue to approve major industrial projects.