When a cluster of coronavirus infections broke out in Kyoto’s Horikawa Hospital, medical staffers were not only battling a potentially deadly disease at work. They came home to fight an even more unsettling disease fear and discrimination.
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has shown that exceptional efforts can dramatically accelerate the clinical development of vaccines. We propose that it is time to also take immediate actions to improve clinical trials in other areas to better serve all patients.
Dr. Anthony Fauci is, at this point in the pandemic, getting used to having his words twisted around into things he never really said.
This story is part of Six Months In, a special weeklong Elemental series reflecting on where weve been, what weve learned, and what the future holds for the Covid-19 pandemic.
Yalda Afshar hears the worries every day from her patients: Will COVID-19 hit me harder because Im pregnant? If Im infected, will the virus damage my baby?
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidance on its website to say coronavirus can commonly spread “through respiratory droplets or small particles, such as those in aerosols,” which are produced even when a person breathes.