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Health Dec 02Stay home for the holidays or get tested twice, CDC urges
U.S. health officials say staying home for the upcoming winter holidays is the best way to stay safe and protect others. But for those who ignore that advice, COVID-19 testing before and after trips is an option.
Education Nov 13Many schools abandon plans for in-person learning as COVID-19 cases spike
Such decisions are complicated by a host of conflicting concerns — namely, safety versus the potential educational and economic damage from schooling children at home, in front of computers, under their parents' supervision.
Health Sep 02Depression, anxiety spike amid outbreak and turbulent times
Mental health therapists' caseloads are bulging. Waiting lists for appointments are growing. And research suggests that anxiety and depression are rising among Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Aug 07Families volunteer to perform at-home tests for coronavirus research
They're enrolled in an experiment investigating how many children are infected, how many have symptoms and how likely they are to spread it. The answers could help determine the safety of in-class education during the pandemic.
Health Jul 24COVID-19 recovery can take several weeks, even for young adults
Recovering from even mild coronavirus infections can take at least two to three weeks. That's according to new U.S. research published Friday. It found that even among young adults, 1 in 5 had lingering symptoms.
Health Jun 30At least 285 U.S. children have had serious coronavirus-linked syndrome
At least 285 U.S. children have developed a serious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus, according to two studies published Monday that provide the fullest picture yet of the ailment.
Health Jun 15Coronavirus death rate is higher for those with chronic illnesses
Monday's report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights the dangers posed by these conditions. They include heart disease, diabetes and chronic lung ailments, such as asthma or emphysema.
Health Jun 11Coronavirus survivor in U.S. receives double lung transplant
She is in her 20s and was on a ventilator and heart-lung machine for almost two months before her operation last Friday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. It took her body almost that long to clear the virus and be ready…
Health Mar 13U.S. hospitals brace for ‘tremendous strain’ from new virus
Experts fear that when federal testing snafus are resolved, a flood of patients will hit U.S. emergency rooms.
Politics Jun 02Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict. But the United States will not relent in…