Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus testing, tracking still plagued by reporting delays

As part of the plan to restart its season next month, the NBA is preparing to test hundreds of players, coaches and others for the coronavirus each night inside a "basketball bubble"—a space at the Disney complex near Orlando, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US health officials estimate 20M Americans have had virus

U.S. officials estimate that 20 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since it first arrived in the United States, meaning that the vast majority of the population remains susceptible.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus cases surge among the young, endangering older adults

Coronavirus cases are climbing rapidly among young adults in a number of states where bars, stores and restaurants have reopened—a disturbing generational shift that not only puts them in greater peril than many realize ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NYC restaurants can open with outdoor seating on Monday

Restaurants will be allowed to open with outdoor seating on Monday as New York City enters the second phase of easing coronavirus restrictions, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.

Medical research

Health experts grappling with what happens if COVID-19 cases leap

States are easing COVID-19 lockdowns, and many Americans are joyously leaping in with both feet, lowering their masks and their concerns about distancing as summer nears. But cases are continuing to rise in several states, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India coronavirus toll sees record jump of 2,000 dead

India's official coronavirus death toll leapt by more than 2,000 on Wednesday as the hard-hit country struggles to contain a ballooning health crisis that has overwhelmed hospitals.

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