In the most severe cases, COVID-19 patients need oxygen pumped directly into their airways, or even be hooked up to a machine that does the job of their heart and lungs.
A medicinal chemist addresses questions about chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine: what it is, whether it is effective against COVID-19 and whether it can treat and/or prevent this disease.
Could the 1889-1890 pandemic have been the result of cow coronaviruses jumping to humans?
Scientists need to close the knowledge gap around COVID-19 and the virus that causes it.
The coronavirus, like many infectious diseases, can live and spread on inanimate objects in the world around us. An epidemiologist explains how and gives some advice on how to minimize the risk.
Jokes and satire can build resilience but also spread misinformation as people don't always know what is trustworthy and what is just funny.
Several questions about the origin of the outbreak remain with no clear data on what this was or if it was an animal source.
A key component of how the coronavirus could be spreading is the environment.
The preliminary evidence suggests the Wuhan coronavirus is less deadly than SARS. But with social media, panic can now spread more rapidly and further.
Two coronaviruses were identified in the 1960s, and five since SARS in 2003. It is the seventh that is now making headlines.
A new coronavirus related to SARS and MERS has now traveled from China to the United States. A genetic analysis reveals that this deadly pathogen may have originated in snakes.