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New York governor begs for help amid 'staggering' New! 2020-03-30 18:36:06New York's governor has put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers as coronavirus deaths in New York City mount and hospitals buckle

'Staggering': New York virus death toll rises above New! 2020-03-30 18:30:34New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the number of reported coronavirus deaths in New York shot up by 253 in a single day to just over 1,200

Pastor arrested for violating rules amid virus outbreak New! 2020-03-30 18:16:54Florida officials have arrested the pastor of a megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a saf

Trump defends extending virus guidelines as spread continues New! 2020-03-30 18:16:50President Donald Trump is defending his decision to extend restrictive social distancing guidelines through the end of April, while bracing the nation

The Latest: Trump says US will send equipment New! 2020-03-30 18:03:18President Donald Trump says America will be sending surplus equipment to European nations to help them combat the new coronavirus

Trial delayed for Ohio doctor charged in deaths New! 2020-03-30 17:44:47The murder trial of an Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients will be delayed due to coronavirus concerns

Jobless UK flight attendants asked to work as New! 2020-03-30 17:34:03Economic damage from the viral outbreak continues to surge and the job losses are mounting

School shutdowns raise stakes of digital divide for New! 2020-03-30 16:43:33The pandemic that launched a massive, unplanned experiment with distance learning has created extraordinary hurdles for schoolchildren left behind by

Rent strike idea gaining steam during coronavirus crisis New! 2020-03-30 16:30:18With millions of people suddenly out of work and rent due at the first of the month, some tenants are vowing to go on a “rent strike” unti

In move likely aimed at Liberty, on-campus teaching New! 2020-03-30 15:47:03Virginia's governor has ordered all higher education institutions to stop any in-person instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic

Florida officials seek arrest for pastor that violated New! 2020-03-30 14:36:02A Florida sheriff is seeking an arrest warrant for the pastor of a megachurch after officials say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people

With more infections than China, Spain tightens lockdown New! 2020-03-30 14:14:05Spain has enforced even tighter stay-at-home rules for its 47 million people, as the country overtook China as the nation with the third-highest numbe

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The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test 2020-03-28 19:14:45Aggressive screening might have helped contain the coronavirus in the United States. But technical flaws, regulatory hurdles and lapses in leadership

‘Women Will Not Be Forced to Be Alone 2020-03-28 17:32:23In response to some private hospitals’ decision to bar partners, New York will order all hospitals to allow partners in delivery rooms, despite

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Cross 113,000: Live Updates 2020-03-28 17:02:48A hospital ship heads to New York, and more than 17 states now tally over 1,000 cases. Deaths have surged in Italy and Spain, and Russia is closing al

Instacart Shoppers Plan to Strike Over Coronavirus Protections 2020-03-28 15:19:21As many as 200,000 workers could walk off the job unless demands for improved equipment and hazard pay are met.

Medical Expert Who Corrects Trump Is Now a 2020-03-28 15:08:24Dr. Anthony Fauci, the administration’s most outspoken advocate of emergency virus measures, faces a torrent of false claims that he is mobilizi

In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands 2020-03-28 13:49:58The country has drawn global attention with an unorthodox approach while its neighbors have imposed extensive restrictions.

The Babies Were Delivered. No One Realized the 2020-03-28 13:40:23Two women at a N.Y. hospital ended up in intensive care after giving birth. They were infected with the coronavirus, which had been undetected when th

Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a Sleeping Giant: China’s Youth 2020-03-28 11:17:54How the ruling Communist Party manages the coming months will help shape how hundreds of millions of young people see its authoritarian political barg

Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health 2020-03-28 09:30:31Insurance premiums could spike as much as 40 percent next year, a new analysis warns, as employers and insurers confront the projected tens of billion

More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection 2020-03-28 09:28:35Experts have started to question whether masks may offer at least some protection to healthy individuals and essential workers.

When Your Restaurant’s Star Dish Is Blamed for 2020-03-28 00:20:01As restaurants around the world close or retool to enforce social distancing, Hong Kong’s hot pot eateries offer a cautionary tale and some good

Trump Signs $2 Trillion Bill as U.S. Virus 2020-03-28 00:19:17President Trump, who had questioned the need for additional ventilators, pushed industry to make more. A new survey of mayors found dire shortages of

Scientific American: Health

Why Some People Resist Advice on How to 2020-03-28 16:00:00It’s a phenomenon called “solution aversion” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Protecting Ourselves from the Next Pandemic 2020-03-28 15:00:00The potential power of 21st-century vaccines -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Potential Inequities in New Medical Technologies 2020-03-28 12:00:00Even if we solve the ethical questions about using breakthrough techniques like CRISPR, will all patients have equal access? -- Read more on Scientifi

COVID-19 Policy Must Take <em>All</em> Impacts into Account 2020-03-28 10:00:00Human health is obviously crucial, but epidemiological models should not ignore economic and ethical considerations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican

Could Newly Found "Peacekeeping" Cells Be a Weapon 2020-03-27 15:00:00In mice, these white blood cells tamp down inflammation in the lungs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

As COVID-19 Spreads, So Do Negative Stereotypes of 2020-03-27 15:00:00The pandemic is leading to an outbreak of age discrimination -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Flat Earthers: What They Believe and Why 2020-03-27 13:49:00Michael Marshall, project director of the Good Thinking Society in the U.K., talks about flat earth belief and its relationship to conspiracy theories

Denser Cities Could Spare Climate but Also Increase 2020-03-27 13:15:00Though urban living has a smaller carbon footprint, it can make social distancing more difficult -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Firefighter Suit Draws Breathable Air from the Floor 2020-03-27 10:30:00Originally published in July 1857 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Deep Cleaners Have Their Day in a Nation 2020-03-27 10:00:00Turning from bedbugs and carpet-eating moths to COVID-19, an industrial cleaner joins the coronavirus fight -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Connecting with Voters in a Time of Social 2020-03-27 09:00:00Research suggests a powerful way to get out the vote without having to canvas in person -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Here's How Coronavirus Tests Work--and Who Offers Them 2020-03-27 08:30:00PCR-based tests are being rolled out in hospitals nationwide, and the Food and Drug Administration is fast-tracking novel approaches as well -- Read m

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CDC Urges Residents of 3 States Near New New! 2020-03-30 03:00:00Title: CDC Urges Residents of 3 States Near New York City to Cease Domestic TravelCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma to Treat Coronavirus Patients New! 2020-03-30 03:00:00Title: COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma to Treat Coronavirus PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/29/2020 1

COVID-19 Antibody Test (ELISA) for Those Already Infected New! 2020-03-30 03:00:00Title: COVID-19 Antibody Test (ELISA) for Those Already Infected With CoronavirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Rev

Lonely, Anxious Seniors Need More Coronavirus Help 2020-03-29 03:00:00Title: Lonely, Anxious Seniors Need More Coronavirus HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2020 12:00:00

Cardiac Injury Common in COVID-19, Predicts Mortality 2020-03-29 03:00:00Title: Cardiac Injury Common in COVID-19, Predicts MortalityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2020 12:00:

Fecal Transplants May Spread COVID-19 2020-03-29 03:00:00Title: Fecal Transplants May Spread COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Delaying Cancer Surgery During COVID-19 2020-03-29 03:00:00Title: Delaying Cancer Surgery During COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19: Alarming Levels of Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia in 2020-03-29 03:00:00Title: COVID-19: Alarming Levels of Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia in Healthcare WorkersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editori

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Diabetes in 20 Year Olds 2020-03-29 03:00:00Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Diabetes in 20 Year OldsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2020 12:00:00

What COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment Guidelines From China 2020-03-29 03:00:00Title: What COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment Guidelines From China Can Teach UsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revi

U.S. Leads the World With Most Coronavirus Cases, 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: U.S. Leads the World With Most Coronavirus Cases, House to Pass $2 Trillion Stimulus PackageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Severe COVID-19 Might Injure the Heart 2020-03-28 03:00:00Title: Severe COVID-19 Might Injure the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM