After recovering, COVID-19 patients struggle to know when to stop isolating

This post was originally published on this siteReyhan Harmanci is feeling better. After cycling through an illness she thinks was COVID-19, with headache, fever, and nausea, her symptoms started

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Doulas in New York City are preparing to go digital

This post was originally published on this siteTwo New York City hospital systems are barring anyone except the person in labor from the delivery room, including spouses, partners, and family

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Personal privacy matters during a pandemic — but less than it might at other times

This post was originally published on this siteDuring a disease outbreak, one of the best tools at the disposal of public health officials is low-tech detective work. When a person is diagnosed

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Fearful reactions to the new coronavirus can put lives at risk

This post was originally published on this sitePeople in the US are worried about the new coronavirus outbreak. That concern is warranted: the virus is a scary new threat, it can cause serious

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is exploring at-home COVID-19 tests in Seattle

This post was originally published on this siteThe Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with the University of Washington to offer home testing kits for the novel coronavirus to people

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Health care workers are at high risk of catching COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteSome nurses at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York, are under quarantine after they were exposed to the novel coronavirus by a patient who was

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Effective communication is critical during emergencies like the COVID-19 outbreak

This post was originally published on this siteDuring an ongoing crisis, the way that experts, officials, and leaders talk with the public matters. People rely on information from those groups to

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It’s going to take a lot longer to make a COVID-19 vaccine than a treatment

This post was originally published on this siteScientists and drug companies are racing to develop and test treatments and vaccines that address COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel

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Labs in the US will start looking for the new coronavirus this week

This post was originally published on this siteSix public health labs in the US plan to start monitoring the general population for the new coronavirus this week. The Centers for Disease Control

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Coronavirus-contaminated cruise ships mirror the global crisis

This post was originally published on this siteCruise ships are, depending on your preferences, floating nightmares or simple, resistance-free retreats. They isolate travelers from the world

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