The old malaria drug is getting used against the coronavirus. Tech enthusiasts are abuzz. One missing step: clinical trials.
After SARS and H1N1, Singapore built a robust system for tracking and containing epidemics. South Korea, Taiwan, and others did too—here’s what they learned.
The US president promised loans and tax holidays, but his crisis-adjacent plans didn’t offer much to support the health care system.
His remarks at the CDC on Friday were misguided, misleading, and show how misinformation could hamper Covid-19 containment efforts.
So far, government officials have offered little direction and no financial support despite urging people to stay home and take care of themselves.
The patient was admitted to UC Davis Medical Center on February 19 but not diagnosed until the 23rd—raising concerns about testing capabilities and health care workers’ exposure to the disease.
Seawalls, parks, and elevated buildings can protect against rising tides. But they can also push the price of housing up, and longtime residents out.
The virus that causes it is SARS-CoV-2. (We didn’t say they were *good* names.)
The US announced travel restrictions on Friday. But some public health experts worry that a ban won’t work—and could create new problems.
Scientists are posting their papers on the China outbreak as fast as they can write them, skipping traditional journals.