U.S. health officials are dropping a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and telling all those who have been in close contact with infected people to get tested.
By William Brangham
Questions are again being raised about whether the Trump administration is injecting politics into science -- and the national pandemic response. Recent moves by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention appear to conflict…
By Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling the new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on coronavirus testing "scary and dangerous."…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids. Black children were hospitalized at a rate five times higher. The second report examined cases of a rare virus-associated syndrome in kids. Nearly three-quarters of the children…
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
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.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Democrats said they invited CDC Director Robert Redfield to testify next Thursday, but the White House rebuffed them. Virginia Rep. Bobby Scott called it alarming that the Trump administration would prevent CDC officials from appearing before the committee "at a…
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Here's a look at some of the top contenders in the effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as the challenges public health officials will face when that vaccine is finally ready for use.
The United States is struggling to hold back the coronavirus. More than 30 states are reporting a rise in infections, and several are now reconsidering their plans to loosen restrictions and reopen economic activities. William Brangham talks to Dr. Tom…
By Jason Dearen, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
The White House’s plan that was released April 17 included some of the CDC’s approach, but put the onus for reopening decisions was solely on state governors and local officials.
By Candice Norwood
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned states could see spikes in coronavirus cases if they ignore public health guidelines.
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