For months, it's been clear that the pandemic is taking a disproportionate toll on people of color. Now, new data quantifies the disparities, showing that African American and Latinx people are nearly three times as likely to contract COVID-19 as…
With the U.S. economy in shambles due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Latina workers have suffered the worst job losses, with 19 percent reporting being unemployed in May. Latinx Americans are also among the groups most likely to contract COVID-19…
By Lena I. Jackson
Recent headlines out of Hong Kong have focused on politics, with the imposition of a controversial new national security law from Beijing. But on the public health front, Hong Kong has been a coronavirus success story, suffering much less infection…
By Nick Schifrin
In Britain, pubs reopened over July 4th weekend after nearly three months of coronavirus lockdowns. Patrons expressed their desire to get out and socialize after the long period of isolation, and business owners took special precautions to prepare. But many…
By Malcolm Brabant
By Associated Press
In an online conference call with National Institutes of Health director Dr. Francis Collins, Fauci said, "we're still knee-deep in the first wave of this."…
By Adriana Gomez Licon, Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press
Hospitals are fast approaching capacity in Florida and Texas, and the Miami area again ordered restaurants closed as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations began to climb.
By Anita Snow, Associated Press
As coronavirus infections explode in states like Arizona and Florida, people in communities of color are fighting to get tested. They say the tests, especially free ones, are hard to find in lower-income areas.
By Stephen Groves
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem accompanied President Donald Trump to Washington aboard Air Force One on Friday night despite having had close contact with Trump's son's girlfriend, who had tested positive for the coronavirus.
By Associated Press
The border between the states of New South Wales — home to Sydney — and Victoria — home to Melbourne — is due to be shut late Tuesday.
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