Health May 07AP report: Trump administration shelves CDC guide to reopening country
A set of detailed documents created by the nation's top disease investigators meant to give step-by-step advice to local leaders deciding when and how to reopen public places such as mass transit, day care centers and restaurants during the still-raging…
Health May 05U.S. infection rate rising outside New York as states open up
An Associated Press analysis finds that taking the New York metropolitan area's progress against the coronavirus out of the equation shows the rest of the U.S. moving in the wrong direction, with the infection rate rising even as states move…
Health May 01Health official says U.S. missed some chances to slow virus
A top health official says the U.S. government was slow to understand how much coronavirus was spreading from travelers from Europe, which helped drive the acceleration of outbreaks.
Health Apr 27U.S. Health officials ready new guidelines as restrictions ease
The Trump administration is reviewing new federal plans designed to guide restaurants, schools and others as states look to gradually lift their coronavirus restrictions.
Health Apr 20U.S. lockdowns coincide with rise in poisonings from cleaners
Reports of accidental poisonings from cleaners and disinfectants are up sharply, and researchers believe it's related to the coronavirus epidemic.
Health Apr 16Reopening country could require thousands more public health workers
Experts say the United States does not have enough public health workers to suppress another outbreak. The work could require as many as 300,000 public health workers.
Health Apr 14Health care workers are 10 to 20 percent of U.S. coronavirus cases
Between 10% and 20% of U.S. coronavirus cases are health care workers, and they tend to be younger and are hospitalized at lower rates than infected patients overall.
Nation Apr 08WATCH: New CDC guidelines loosen rules on essential workers who’ve been exposed to the virus
The new guidelines are being issued as the nation mourns more than 14,000 deaths from the virus and grapples with a devastated economy and medical crises from coast to coast.
Health Apr 02Trump administration moves toward broader use of face masks
The recommendations, still being finalized Thursday, would apply to those who live in areas hard-hit by community transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Nation Mar 26Autism diagnosis more common after improved screening, closing racial gap
While the diagnosis gap is narrowing, it's not clear that minority kids are getting the same access to services and treatment, said Michael Yudell, a Drexel University public health professor.