Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: What will happen if we can't produce a vaccine?

There are over 175 COVID-19 vaccines in development. Almost all government strategies for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic are based on the idea that one of these vaccine candidates will eventually provide widespread ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: what if the drugs don't work?

There is no known treatment for COVID-19 and early clinical trial results of repurposed drugs have so far been disappointing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID-19 tool warns relaxing rules may increase deaths

A new tool designed to help state and local officials estimate the effects of social distancing and other public health interventions used to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has been released by the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

We can 'shrink' the COVID-19 curve, rather than just flatten it

Leaders and officials who are currently making crucial decisions about responses to COVID-19 can take heart that "flattening" the epidemic curve will not inevitably result in a need to apply drastic social distancing measures ...

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