Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New outbreak model better predicts COVID-19 hotspots

Viruses, such as the one that causes COVID-19, spread quickly through large cities because of a complex web of interactions between people taking place in a densely populated area. But how viruses move from person to person ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China reports fewest new virus cases on record

China reported just eight cases of the coronavirus on Friday, with no new domestic infections outside the epicentre of Hubei province.

Health

Industry sues over NYC crackdown on sugary drinks

(AP)—Soft drink makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to block New York City's move to end the sale of super-sized, sugary drinks in many eateries.