Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indonesia declares state of emergency as virus toll jumps

Indonesian leader Joko Widodo declared a state of emergency Tuesday as coronavirus deaths in the world's fourth most populous country jumped again, but he resisted calls for a nationwide lockdown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US cases now most in world, US capital sees more infections

The United States' caseload of coronavirus infections surged to the most in the world and its capital reported more infections, as Italy shut most of its industry and masses of Indian day laborers received food rations after ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China virus cases rise again, 66 more on ship in Japan

China reported a rise in new virus cases Monday, possibly denting optimism that disease control measures including isolating major cities might be working, while the operator of a cruise ship in Japan reported dozens of new ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Why China's strategy to contain the virus might work

On January 23, the authorities of Wuhan City, China, sealed off the motorways and shut down all public transport to stop the coronavirus outbreak from spreading. Shortly afterwards, at least ten other cities in China were ...

Neuroscience

Imaging reveals pathways behind depression

MRI illuminates abnormalities in the brains of people with depression, potentially opening the door to new and improved treatments for the disorder, according to two studies presented this week at the annual meeting of the ...

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