Gilead's drug Remdesivir showed preliminary positive results in clinical trials. But what is this drug and how, exactly, does it work?
Are criticisms that governments should have done more fair?
Countries aiming to flatten the coronavirus curve have one crucial aim: reduce the "effective reproduction number" of the virus to below 1. This means the spread is slowing, rather than accelerating.
At least two thirds of mobile phones are contaminated with bacteria or viruses, but most people never clean them.
Those who work in the background to keep everyone healthy — public health nurses, health inspectors, laboratory techs and epidemiologists — deserve recognition in the fight against COVID-19.
Every time the virus copies itself it makes mistakes, creating a trail that researchers can use to build a family tree with information about where it's traveled, and when.
Swedish authorities claim the country is rapidly approaching herd immunity.
In Kenya, the Spanish flu caused various forms of social and economic disruption, ranging from social distancing to the suspension of nonessential services and widespread food shortages.
The link between air pollution and elevated death rates for COVID-19 may be overestimated.
Social science researchers can help make sure contact tracing is carried out in all provinces in Indonesia.
It is not surprising that being unhealthy makes you more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection. But what may worry you is just how many Americans are in this high-risk group.
Why is there such a wide difference in projections for how much COVID-19 will spread? An expert in disease modeling explains what models can and cannot do.
I'm here to say: make sure you read beyond the headlines.
While there may be benefits to wearing face masks in some situations, the evidence doesn't support wearing them all the time.
A new model based on how diseases spread will help traffic controllers get on top of congestion faster
COVID-19 has a long incubation time, and testing can take days to get results. Don't let continually rising case numbers make you give up on staying at home.
The questions researchers around the world are working on day and night.
The new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, spreads faster than the H1N1 influenza virus and is much deadlier. SARS-CoV-2 is particularly skilled at keeping cells from calling out for help.
Western Australia is expanding its coronavirus testing criteria from today. So who can get tested in that state, and in other states and territories across Australia?
Our mobile phone's location data could be a valuable tool to help track and trace the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. The government has the legal power to do it, given what's at stake.