Vietnam is one of the poorest nations in Asia, yet it has had remarkably few Covid-19 cases. In part, the country's limited resources led to a cautious, proactive approach.
Testing for coronavirus has been a fiasco in the US. But now companies are developing super fast tests, including ones that might eventually be as simple as at home pregnancy tests.
The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is currently detected using invasive nasal swabs. But the virus is also present in saliva, potentially paving the way for cheaper, safer tests that people could do at home.
Test, trace, maintain social distance, and keep travel bans and quarantines in place. These measures will help Australia keep the coronavirus in check as we gradually emerge from lockdown hibernation.
Symptoms like loss of smell and taste are powerful predictors of COVID-19 infections.
A team of physicists, virologists and computer scientists are seeking to develop a coronavirus diagnostic tool that could deliver rapid results.
Three graphs of mortality data tell the story of the direction the UK and the world are heading in after the peak of the coronavirus outbreak.
African countries face unique challenges in their efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, but lessons learned in other regions where the coronavirus has already peaked may be helpful.
Testing everyone for COVID-19 isn't realistic in a country the size of the US, but there are ways to design testing systems that can catch most of the cases.
Intensive screening, testing, quarantine and public communication have helped keep numbers of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam very low.
Coronavirus drug trials are underway – a virologist explains what the treatment options may be.
If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, it's best to assume you have it – even if your test is negative.
COVID-19 is creating overwhelming needs for intensive care and testing facilities. An Australian team is developing purpose-built units that can be shipped and erected quickly, easily and cheaply.
Rural America has special problems as it copes with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Battle for Britain has begun...but it's not going very well.
How are tests developed for a specific virus and how does a country get the test kits it needs?
Despite a comprehensive lockdown, New Zealanders should expect the number of people with coronavirus infections to rise first, before they come down again.
The federal government has expanded the testing criteria beyond just returned travellers and those in contact with an infected person. But the new guidelines don't go far enough.
Strict quarantine measures have been shown to be more effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 than closing schools.
South Korea's COVID-19 testing programme relies on what many would call privacy invasions.