A yodeling concert is reportedly behind a large outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Switzerland, according to a report. The concert, which took place in the rural Schwyz canton in September, was attended by some 600 people. Social distancing was involved b...
A study out of India, where upwards of 7.5 million people have contracted the novel coronavirus, suggests that redesigning intensive care units so that they do not have air conditioning would better protect health care and frontline workers. The researchers...
A 20-year-old Colorado resident who battled the novel coronavirus later developed a rare but serious condition known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), according to local health officials in the state. The resident, of Boulder County, suffered on...
A Milwaukee woman who reportedly spent 45 days on a ventilator after testing positive for the novel coronavirus in July is now in need of a double-lung transplant, according to a local news station. Carmen Lerma, a community organizer, said in a Facebook po...
While the majority of coronavirus-related deaths in the U.S. have occurred among White people, Hispanic and Black people are disproportionally represented in the nation's fatalities. The latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner, shared grim predictions on Sunday as the nation battles surges of coronavirus infections without the benefit of a vaccine. “We’re going to have to endure this wave of spread right now and it’s probably likely...
A young Massachusetts girl was recently attacked by a rabid raccoon, according to local health officials in the Bay State. Authorities in Arlington arrived at the girl’s home last Wednesday following a call that a young child had been bitten by an animal. A...
From factory to syringe, the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need nonstop sterile refrigeration to work. But despite great strides in equipping developing countries to maintain the vaccine “cold chain,” nearly 3 billion of the world's...
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases throughout the world has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic. The milestone was hit Monday morning, according to Johns Hopkins Univ...
Evidence is beginning to show that intense, indoor sports can contribute to COVID-19 transmission, per a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which cited an ice hockey game resulting in 14 infected individuals. The index pat...
A mother in Ireland who was diagnosed with coronavirus just nine weeks into her pregnancy and then placed in a two-week induced coma as she battled the illness gave birth to healthy twin girls last week. Danielle Martin and her family are calling the safe a...
Men and women are approaching coronavirus precautions differently, and men may be worse off for it. The different attitudes may explain why women have shown less vulnerability to the virus and experienced less mortality compared to men, according to the int...
Four coronavirus drugs were found to have "little or no effect" on hospitalized patients, according to preliminary results from a World Health Organization study. Anticipated findings from the WHO’s multi-country Solidarity trial were posted ahead of peer r...
With the coronavirus mounting a resurgence in areas across the U.S., schools not already using a hybrid schedule to teach students may look to begin virtual learning in their districts. But by moving lessons online, teachers will lose the in-person connecti...
MILAN (AP) — Doctors are warning that Europe is at a turning point as the coronavirus surges back across the continent, including among vulnerable people, and governments try to impose restrictions without locking whole economies down. In Britain, authoriti...
Healthy, young people may need to wait until 2022 for a coronavirus vaccine, a World Health Organization official warned on Wednesday, as countries look to prioritize those most at risk for infection. Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, WHO chief scientist, said COVID-...
Physicians and scientists say genetic testing of a Seattle-area nursing home resident shows the man has been infected twice with the coronavirus. The man first contracted COVID-19 in March and spent more than 40 days in the hospital. The man, who is in his...
The FDA said it will require common pain reliever medicines to change their labels to reflect warnings for women who are 20 weeks or later into pregnancy, bumping up the previously established warnings by a month. The regulatory agency said taking these non...
Less than 1% of U.S. dentists were infected with the novel coronavirus amid the pandemic, a new study suggests. The findings, published Thursday in the Journal of the American Dental Association, stemmed from a web-based survey of 2,195 U.S. dentists in Jun...
The rising number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and abroad sparked a stern warning from the World Health Organization (WHO) this week: As cases rise, mortality rates will too. “Mortality increases always lag behind increasing cases by a couple of weeks,”...