The administration has shared limited and often confusing information about its strategy, making it difficult for overwhelmed state and local officials to plan.

The Washington Post has catalogued questions about the novel coronavirus and provided a guide to help you find the answers you seek.

  • Washington Post Staff
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Zoom and other devices allow telemedicine, family visits for many older at-home adults. But many with limited financial resources also may not be able to afford such equipment.

  • Judith Graham
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Researchers say that work involving heavy lifting, frequent climbing or prolonged kneeling, squatting, standing or walking increases the odds of the joint disease.

The confident depiction by politicians and companies that a vaccine is imminent and inevitable may give people unrealistic beliefs about how soon the world can return to normal — and even spark resistance to simple strategies that can tamp down transmission.

The problem isn’t about reading skills or college education. It’s about whether you know how to ask a doctor the right questions, read a food label or understand medical terms.

  • Eve Glicksman
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  • Perspective

If we listen to our patients and if our systems support an art that can at times be blurry and indistinct, we might heal the peculiar and puzzling.

  • Abdul-Kareem Ahmed
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Closures have become an issue for delivery workers, taxi and ride-hailing drivers, the homeless and others without access to a fixed office building.

  • Alex Brown
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Sun Belt cases flatten, but the Midwest and many major cities see ominous trends.

  • Perspective

My brother was among the two dozen people who died of the disease in Wytheville, Va. Fearful townspeople shunned each other and my family.

  • Mariflo Stephens
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  • Perspective

I dropped out the psychotherapy group several years ago. Now I’m back, and I’ve regained a profound sense of community at a time when I didn’t even realize how much I missed it.

  • Peter Perl
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Researchers say in study their simulation matched data recorded at the time by epidemiologists and medical specialists within the infamous ghetto.

  • Erin Blakemore
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The finding that ‘children might play an important role in transmissions’ is likely to fuel concerns about school reopenings.

The contract is the largest yet from the U.S. government.

Blood plasma from people who have successfully recovered from coronavirus infection has been widely used in the United States, even though researchers are still gathering evidence to definitively show it works.

What began with a handful of mysterious illnesses in a vast central China city has traveled the world, jumping from animals to humans and from obscurity to international headlines. Here is what we know so far about coronavirus.

Front-line caregivers are seeing more older people with covid-19. Young working adults and others who went to bars and restaurants are spreading the virus to relatives.

Highest priority is likely to go to health-care and essential workers and high-risk populations in a decision-making process that appears destined to stir controversy.

For many Americans, the test the president keeps trumpeting is one of the most fraught, traumatic turning points in their lives — that moment when they realize their mind is beginning to fail and glimpse the troubled path ahead for them and their families.

If pro sports teams, with their robust testing and elaborate safety protocols, couldn’t evade the virus, some wonder what that portends for reopening schools and businesses.

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