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Companies racing to bring the tests to the wider U.S. market must make them more accurate and easier to use before they can meet federal guidelines that would allow sales directly to consumers.
Investigators found the unexplained illnesses in both trials appeared unconnected to the vaccines.
It’s a poorly understood chronic illness and those affected need to hone their navigational skills. The medical profession needs to listen, too.
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Cases in the country are spiking sharply. One reason may be a long-held suspicion of doctors.
Friday’s tally of 78,752 and counting comes as many states break their records for new infections and see surging hospitalizations.
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So many workers are sick that critical services are faltering.
Hospitalizations are rising so quickly many facilities in the Midwest have already become overwhelmed. And the number of deaths nationally has crested above 1,000 in recent days.
Dorchester County is the first Maryland school system to retreat on in-person learning.
Digital nomads don’t have many options during the pandemic, but a few nations are welcoming working travelers
The president's unfailing optimism, over time.
Officials in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties said health metrics don’t warrant a move to Phase 3.
The 2020 edition of the storied Army-Navy football rivalry has been moved from Philadelphia to Army's Michie Stadium as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
An airline group reported a “low incidence of inflight COVID-19 transmission" on flights, but some experts say there's more to the research.
The request from HHS is the latest example of efforts to use government scientists to advance the president’s political objectives. CDC career scientists are pushing back.
Trump in the final debate continued his long-running quest to assure people that, despite his wayward past coronavirus forecasts, we truly are nearing the end of this thing. But his citation of coronavirus "spikes" was extremely selective.
Most NFL teams started the season in empty stadiums. Here’s a rundown of where things stand now for each team.
About 3,000 will permitted at the Nov. 8 game at FedEx Field.
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In Venice, hopes for another rebirth after the coronavirus outbreak
In April 2020, The Post spoke to shop owners and residents of Venice hoping to bounce back after 2019’s historic flooding. But then came the pandemic.
In Venice, hopes for another rebirth after the coronavirus outbreak
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