CDC Projects the US Death Toll From Coronavirus to Reach 182,000 by Late August – Meaning 30,000 Americans Could Die This Month

CDC Projects the US Death Toll From Coronavirus to Reach 182,000 by Late August...

In the new projection, the CDC also forecasts a spike in fatalities between 5,000 and 11,000 during the week of August 15 to August...
Coronavirus Plague Survivors Could Lose Hearing Along With Sense of Smell and Taste

Coronavirus Plague Survivors Could Lose Hearing Along With Sense of Smell and Taste

It has already been established that some coronavirus survivors lose their sense of smell and taste — but doctors in Britain now warn that...
CDC Director Says More Young People Are Dying from Suicide and Drug Overdoses Than Coronavirus During Pandemic

CDC Director Says More Young People Are Dying from Suicide and Drug Overdoses Than...

Suicide and drug overdoses are killing more young people than COVID-19 as the two pre-existing epidemics have been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, Centers...
Coronavirus is ‘the most severe’ emergency WHO has declared, the agency warns as number of global cases hits 16 million – a rise of one million in just FOUR DAYS

Coronavirus is ‘the most severe’ emergency WHO has declared, the agency warns as number...

The coronavirus pandemic is 'easily the most severe' emergency that the WHO has ever declared, the agency said today as global cases surged past...
Is Medicated Chewing Gum The Future Of Prescription Drugs?

Is Medicated Chewing Gum The Future Of Prescription Drugs?

Researchers at the University of Bristol say medicated chewing gum is a very effective way of getting drugs into a patient's body. Click here to...
‘Health anxiety’ in the time of COVID

‘Health anxiety’ in the time of COVID

With COVID-19 infections continuing to rise in the U.S., and debates remaining on how and when to open schools, and if mask-wearing should be...
German sniffer dogs show promise at detecting coronavirus

German sniffer dogs show promise at detecting coronavirus

Scientists at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover have found that trained sniffer dogs could be used to detect COVID-19 in human samples with...
Virus Can Travel 26 Feet at Cold Meat Plants With Stale Air

Virus Can Travel 26 Feet at Cold Meat Plants With Stale Air

(Bloomberg) -- Cold and stale air conditions allowed coronavirus particles to travel more than 8 meters (26 feet) at a German slaughterhouse, a study...
‘The Virus Is Controlling Us,’ Top WHO Official Says At Daily Coronavirus Briefing

‘The Virus Is Controlling Us,’ Top WHO Official Says At Daily Coronavirus Briefing

Seven months after the new coronavirus emerged, the world has yet to get a handle on controlling it a top doctor with the WHO...
World Health Organization reports record increase of 284,196 coronavirus cases in one day across the globe

World Health Organization reports record increase of 284,196 coronavirus cases in one day across...

The World Health Organization has reported a record single-day increase in coronavirus cases across the globe, with the total rising by 284,196 in 24 hours. Fatalities...
Confusion spreads over system to determine priority access to Covid-19 vaccines

Confusion spreads over system to determine priority access to Covid-19 vaccines

As manufacturers around the world race to develop Covid-19 vaccines, a parallel effort has begun to figure out who in the United States should...
New coronavirus mutation causes outbreaks to spread more quickly: expert

New coronavirus mutation causes outbreaks to spread more quickly: expert

A new coronavirus mutation has become the most dominant strain of the virus — and is causing outbreaks to spread more quickly across the...
Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues

Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues

One of the great mysteries of the coronavirus is how quickly it rocketed around the world. It first flared in central China and, within three...
Red rash-like splotches in the mouth may be a new symptom of coronavirus, Spanish study suggests

Red rash-like splotches in the mouth may be a new symptom of coronavirus, Spanish...

Mouth lesions and spots on the palate may be a new symptom of the novel coronavirus, a new study suggests. Researchers found that one-third of COVID-19...
Study says that people are more likely to contract coronavirus at home

Study says that people are more likely to contract coronavirus at home

SEOUL, July 21 (Reuters) - South Korean epidemiologists have found that people were more likely to contract the new coronavirus from members of their...
How Deadly Is Covid-19? Researchers Are Getting Closer to an Answer

How Deadly Is Covid-19? Researchers Are Getting Closer to an Answer

Six months into the pandemic, researchers are homing in on an answer to one of the basic questions about the virus: How deadly is...
Covid-19 Spread Fastest by Teens and Tweens, Korea Study Finds

Covid-19 Spread Fastest by Teens and Tweens, Korea Study Finds

Older children are more likely to spread Covid-19 within a household than younger children and adults, according to a new study of 5,706 coronavirus...
Global frustration: Online sentiments about COVID-19 have turned from fear to anger

Global frustration: Online sentiments about COVID-19 have turned from fear to anger

SINGAPORE — For many people stuck in lockdown, social media is their best outlet for staying in contact with the world. As the coronavirus...
First Coronavirus Vaccine Tested in the US Poised for Final Testing

First Coronavirus Vaccine Tested in the US Poised for Final Testing

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- The first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. revved up people's immune systems just the way scientists had hoped, researchers...
Doctors Without Borders Responds To Charges Of ‘Racism’ From Its Staff

Doctors Without Borders Responds To Charges Of ‘Racism’ From Its Staff

The concerns range from condescending attitudes toward people of color to inequities of pay between international and local workers. The aid group's leaders have...