Experts explain the pluses and minuses of digital, ear, rectal and other thermometers.

  • Eve Glicksman
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  • Perspective

While self-quarantining I’m connecting outwardly with loved ones as well as inwardly with myself. It helps.

U.S. state data are starting to show a picture that matches one of the most mysterious global trends. Men are dying more than women.


Over 200 promising leads failed in the past decade. But scientists say the disease and its causes are much more complex than studies first appreciated.

  • Christie Aschwanden
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During this pandemic, who would I call? What would I do if I had to go to the ER?

  • Elana Rabinowitz
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Beginning in his teens, Ed Roberts insisted on living as normal a life as he could. He also helped others with disabilities to live better lives too.

  • Erin Blakemore
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Many will continue to be home alone for some time. Here's how you can check on your own mental health, according to experts.

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These married doctors, living separately while training, struggle with caring for patients, staying connected with each others and facing the uncertainties of the outbreak.

  • Sarah Stumbar
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Officials are additionally weighing a plan to distribute reusable cloth face coverings, starting with households in areas with high community transmission of coronavirus.

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They are engaged in what is being called a “war” against this disease — and their casualties are mounting.

  • Nathan Wood
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While state and local officials have desperately sought more ventilators to save the severely ill, the machines are hardly a magic bullet. Those hooked up to them for long periods may be left with permanent physical and psychological scars.

Officials have been considering whether to recommend face coverings be worn in public because of increasing evidence that infected people without symptoms can spread the infection, according to internal memos and new guidance provided to the White House by the CDC.

The latest advice on staying safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Leading disease forecasters, whose research the White House used to conclude 100,000 to 240,000 people will die nationwide from the coronavirus, were mystified when they saw the administration’s projection this week.

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Lack of N95 masks, other equipment in emergency rooms and hospitals put our medical workers in unnecessary danger.

  • John R. Balmes
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Nearly half say the covid-19 pandemic has had a psychological impact.

כדור השלג של מגיפת הקורונה התחיל להתגלגל לאט, אבל מהר מאוד הוא התחיל לצבור תאוצה. ההדמיות הפשוטות שלהלן מראות איך אפשר להאט את מהלכו.

Abbott Labs to send first of its new coronavirus tests to beleaguered Detroit, as companies and research institutions scramble to come up with tests that the FDA will allow to detect the COVID-19 virus.

The debate reflects a grim reality where thousands of health care workers have fallen ill, ventilators are so scarce that some hospitals are putting two patients on one machine, and protective equipment like masks and gowns are in such short supply that some workers are sewing their own.

Simple cloth masks that cover the mouth and nose can prevent virus transmission by people who are infected but not symptomatic when they are out buying groceries or seeking medical care, according to memos obtained by The Washington Post.

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