As they seek a path forward, governments around the world must triangulate the health of their citizens, the freedoms of their population, and economic constraints.
Mauro Ferrari's resignation from the ERC revealed a rift over the organization's approach to research on the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists are using animal studies as they search for a solution to COVID-19.
Health experts criticize Trump's freeze on U.S. funding for WHO.
Despite setbacks, Hong Kong's and Singapore’s targeted strategies for fighting COVID-19 may yet succeed—and provide a model for other countries.
Detailed studies of past epidemics show a repeating pattern: Infectious diseases more easily take hold in groups with pre-existing illnesses and who must live in crowded conditions. A similar trend is evident with COVID-19 devastating many minority communities, as recent data revealed.
With a vaccine for the novel coronavirus still likely a year or more away, the first weapon against the virus could be one of the drugs now in clinical trials with COVID-19 patients.
Controversy surrounds the race to find a medical solution to COVID-19.
Mass vaccination campaigns against a host of diseases are already grinding to a halt in many countries.
The head of the World Health Organization today gave an impassioned but indirect rejoinder to recent comments from U.S. President Donald Trump criticizing WHO’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Social scientists are examining how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting everything from people’s behavior to the economy.
Many people will likely deal with lingering effects of the coronavirus—and of the emergency treatments that allowed them to survive it.