Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Iran sees highest daily death toll in months as virus surges

Iran's daily coronavirus death toll climbed over 400 for the first time in months on Sunday, as the country, which has long had the region's largest outbreak, battles a post-holiday infection surge.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Putin says no plans for new lockdown despite record virus surge

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday there were no plans for a new lockdown in Russia even as officials registered a record surge in coronavirus infections and several regions were suffering "critical" outbreaks.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Test maker targeted by FDA says it responded to US concerns

A company targeted by the Food and Drug Administration for selling unauthorized coronavirus antibody tests says it has responded to regulators' concerns, though it has no business operations in the U.S.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

S.Africa coronavirus model projects 40,000 deaths

Scientists say more than a million people in South Africa could be infected by coronavirus, causing at least 40,000 deaths, by the time the disease reaches a likely peak in the country in November.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: What should I do if lockdown restrictions lift?

Some places—like Pennsylvania's Centre County, where Penn State is located—are beginning to ease cornavirus-related restrictions on business operations and public gatherings.

Medical research

Researchers aiming to put ultrasound in docs' pockets

Although definitive statistics are hard to come by, the consensus is that the percentage of expectant mothers who choose to have an epidural during labor is on the rise – and in some hospitals has reached 90 percent. Considering ...