Among the many surprises of the new coronavirus is one that seems to defy basic biology: infected patients with extraordinarily low blood-oxygen levels, or hypoxia, scrolling on their phones, chatting with doctors, and generally describing themselves as comfortable. Clinicians call them happy hypoxics.
German states may now be making decisions that will come back to haunt the country.
The fast-growing list of possible treatments for the novel coronavirus includes an unlikely candidate: famotidine.
Researchers are already developing more than 100 treatments and vaccines to stem the COVID-19 pandemic.
What awaits the sickest COVID-19 patients after they leave the hospital?
To the older generation of the Paiter Surui, the COVID-19 pandemic looks disturbingly familiar.
Some study authors use serology data to call for easing lockdowns, but critics push back.
One of the many COVID-19 vaccines in development has protected an animal, rhesus macaques, from infection by the new coronavirus, scientists report.
Statistical models of infectious disease are vital for understanding where the COVID-19 pandemic is headed.
Long hours, high risk of infection, and crushing uncertainty about how the pandemic will progress have led to high anxiety among health care workers in Mexico.
Political support is building for regulators in the United States to embrace the controversial strategy of intentionally infecting volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19 in order to test experimental vaccines.
The antimalarials used against COVID-19 can increase the risk of cardiac arrest. Doctors seek to minimize the danger.