Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 models plot dire scenarios for California hospitals

When Gov. Gavin Newsom provided a dire view of California's out-of-control surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations this week, he referred to projection models of future death and misery that he said were becoming ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France's virus-tracking app chalks up 600,000 downloads

France's new phone app for tracking coronavirus cases and alerting people at risk of contagion was downloaded some 600,000 times in less than 24 hours since its launch, the country's digital affairs minister said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Contact tracing apps: Which countries are doing what

Several countries fighting the coronavirus outbreak are using—or debating—phone apps that trace a person's movements and who they come into contact with, allowing authorities to keep track of infections and alert people ...

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