Experts warn US death toll could hit 410000 by year’s end

This post was originally published on this siteThe global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic could triple by year’s end, with an additional 1.9 million deaths, while a fall wave of

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Children are only half as likely to get infected by the coronavirus, study finds

This post was originally published on this siteChildren and teenagers are only half as likely to get infected with the coronavirus asadults age 20 and older, and they usually don’t develop

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Shutdowns prevented 60 million coronavirus infections in the US, study finds

This post was originally published on this siteShutdown orders prevented about 60 million novel coronavirus infections in the United States and 285 million in China, according to a research study

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Summer weather could help fight coronavirus spread, but won’t halt pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteNew research has bolstered the hypothesis that summer’s heat, humidity, abundant sunshine and opportunities for people to get outside should

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Three months into the pandemic, here is what we know about the coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteThree months into this pandemic, scientists are coming to understand the novel coronavirus. They know, for example, that as horrible as this virus

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The coronavirus isn’t mutating quickly, suggesting a vaccine would offer lasting protection

This post was originally published on this siteThe coronavirus is not mutating significantly as it circulates through the human population, according to scientists who are closely studying the

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Why older and chronically ill Americans are at greater risk from coronavirus

This post was originally published on this siteThe coronavirus is most brutal to the old and the chronically ailing. That is a vast cohort in the U.S. — millions of people — who are

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Drug overdose deaths rise in the West while they drop in the East

This post was originally published on this siteSAN FRANCISCO — Downstairs at the medical examiner’s office, the bodies lay side by side on stainless-steel tables and shelves, shrouded

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Coronavirus came from bats or possibly pangolins amid ‘acceleration’ of new zoonotic infections

This post was originally published on this siteThe outbreak of a new kind of coronavirus in central China is loaded with mysteries, and among the biggest is how the virus made the jump from an

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Taal volcano in the Philippines is a warning about global volcano hazards

This post was originally published on this siteScientists are on high alert as they monitor the Taal volcano, which began erupting Sunday on the Philippine island of Luzon. The volcano is in a

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