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EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND GENETIC TRENDS

29% of doctors have treated patients with long-term symptoms

29% of doctors have treated patients with long-term symptoms

According to a survey conducted by the British Medical Association (BMA), a third…

September 3, 2020
COVID cluster from Chinese bus trip offers more evidence of airborne transmission

COVID cluster from Chinese bus trip offers more evidence of airborne transmission

A person on a poorly ventilated Chinese bus infected nearly two dozen other…

September 2, 2020
What This Epidemiologist Wants Americans to Know About Covid-19 Right Now

What This Epidemiologist Wants Americans to Know About Covid-19 Right Now

A leading expert on the pandemic cuts through the mixed messages and confusion.…

September 1, 2020
COVID-19 Can Wreck Your Heart, Even if You Haven’t Had Any Symptoms

COVID-19 Can Wreck Your Heart, Even if You Haven’t Had Any Symptoms

Scientific American writes about a growing body of research is raising concerns about…

September 1, 2020
WHO warns that ‘no country can just pretend the pandemic is over’

WHO warns that ‘no country can just pretend the pandemic is over’

The World Health Organization on Monday urged countries to continue implementing safety measures…

September 1, 2020
The Most American COVID-19 Failure Yet

The Most American COVID-19 Failure Yet

Contact tracing works almost everywhere else. Why not here? The Atlantic gives several…

August 31, 2020

World Numbers

Brazil’s coronavirus death toll now world’s second highest

Brazil’s coronavirus death toll now world’s second highest

Brazil’s coronavirus death toll overtook Britain’s on Friday to become the second highest…

June 15, 2020
Beijing district in ‘wartime emergency’ after virus spike shuts market

Beijing district in ‘wartime emergency’ after virus spike shuts market

A district of Beijing was on a “wartime” footing and the capital banned…

June 13, 2020
‘Earlier lockdown would have halved death toll’

‘Earlier lockdown would have halved death toll’

The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK would have been halved if…

June 10, 2020
New Zealand lifts all Covid restrictions, declaring the nation virus-free

New Zealand lifts all Covid restrictions, declaring the nation virus-free

New Zealand has lifted almost all of its coronavirus restrictions after reporting no…

June 9, 2020
India Reopens Public Places Even As Coronavirus Cases Rise

India Reopens Public Places Even As Coronavirus Cases Rise

Indians can now dine out, shop in malls and pray at religious sites…

June 8, 2020
These 7 countries have the most worrying Covid-19 outbreaks

These 7 countries have the most worrying Covid-19 outbreaks

The coronavirus is not done with this world, and the world cannot think…

June 8, 2020

US Numbers

Who took down the CDC’s coronavirus data? The agency itself.

Who took down the CDC’s coronavirus data? The agency itself.

Alarm over the missing data, which was restored Thursday, became the latest source…

July 17, 2020
Most Americans Would Rather Control COVID-19 Spread Than Protect Economy: Poll

Most Americans Would Rather Control COVID-19 Spread Than Protect Economy: Poll

Most Americans would rather see the U.S. focus on controlling the spread of…

July 17, 2020
White House Strips CDC Of Data Collection Role For COVID-19 Hospitalizations

White House Strips CDC Of Data Collection Role For COVID-19 Hospitalizations

NPR Reports on where hospital data goes to: The Trump Administration has mandated…

July 16, 2020
Miami Is Becoming The ‘Epicenter Of The Pandemic,’ Expert Warns

Miami Is Becoming The ‘Epicenter Of The Pandemic,’ Expert Warns

Florida posted its highest number of deaths yet from the coronavirus Tuesday. The…

July 14, 2020
Arizona COVID-19 cases rise; record hospitalizations seen

Arizona COVID-19 cases rise; record hospitalizations seen

Arizona on July 14 tallied thousands more confirmed COVID-19 cases as the state…

July 14, 2020
Arizona’s surge in coronavirus cases has been “the worst in the entire country,” health expert says

Arizona’s surge in coronavirus cases has been “the worst in the entire country,” health expert says

Arizona reported more than 2,500 new coronavirus cases Sunday. Over the past seven…

July 13, 2020

Models and Calculations

Mathematics of life and death: How disease models shape national shutdowns and other pandemic policies

Mathematics of life and death: How disease models shape national shutdowns and other pandemic policies

COVID-19 isn’t the first infectious disease scientists have modeled—Ebola and Zika are recent…

March 25, 2020
Are Hospitals Near Me Ready for Coronavirus? Here Are Nine Different Scenarios.

Are Hospitals Near Me Ready for Coronavirus? Here Are Nine Different Scenarios.

Though the U.S. health care system is projected to be overwhelmed by an…

March 19, 2020
Here’s How Fast the Coronavirus Could Infect Over 1 Million Americans

Here’s How Fast the Coronavirus Could Infect Over 1 Million Americans

For the following interactive, TIME picked five of Northeastern’s potential scenarios that most…

March 12, 2020