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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Coronavirus cancellations show evidence-based decisions are rare during epidemics

This post was originally published on this siteGiant corporations, governments, and individuals are all making decisions that they hope will reduce the risk of spreading the new coronavirus

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Coronavirus data from outside the outbreak epicenter is just as valuable as from the inside

This post was originally published on this siteThe active impact of the new coronavirus is very different in China, where tens of thousands of people are sick, than it is in the rest of the

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Trump administration wants to cut funding from public health preparedness programs

This post was originally published on this siteAs the US health care system watches the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in China and braces for a potential local outbreak, President Trump is looking

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The coronavirus could stick around, but the way we fight it will change if it does

This post was originally published on this siteCountries around the world are actively searching for cases of the new coronavirus in an effort to stop its spread around the world. But if they

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Handshake bans to stop the coronavirus might be overkill in most places

This post was originally published on this siteFear of the spreading coronavirus has led groups around the world to abandon niceties and recommend against handshakes, which are now discouraged at

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FDA issues emergency approval for coronavirus diagnostic test

This post was originally published on this siteThe Food and Drug Administration issued an expedited approval of a test for the new coronavirus, signing off on its use by state health labs. That

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Universal coronavirus treatments could help treat this outbreak — and the next one

This post was originally published on this siteCoronaviruses have caused three outbreaks in humans in the past 20 years: they were responsible for SARS in 2002, MERS in 2012, and the ongoing

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Universal coronavirus treatments could help treat this outbreak — and the next one

This post was originally published on this siteCoronaviruses have caused three outbreaks in humans in the past 20 years: they were responsible for SARS in 2002, MERS in 2012, and the ongoing

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CDC expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people

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