Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Survey finds confusion among public about pandemic news

For a story that has dominated the news during the past four months, a survey out Monday illustrates the difficulty that many Americans have in finding information they can believe about the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World must work together on health crises: vaccine group chief

The coronavirus crisis should be a wake-up call for the international community to stop the "boom and bust" cycle of vaccine research and public health preparation, the head of the global vaccine alliance has said.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New Zealanders' attitudes changed after pandemic lockdown

In the first few weeks of the lockdown of New Zealand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents reported a slight increase in mental distress but higher levels of confidence in the government, science and the police, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists fight online virus misinformation war

With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two German states move to drop virus safety measures

Two German states with low coronavirus infection rates announced plans to throw off key public safety precautions, sparking anger and alarm Monday in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The Wuhan lab at the heart of the US-China virus spat

The Chinese laboratory accused by top American officials of being the source of the coronavirus pandemic conducts research on the world's most dangerous diseases.

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