By Maria Cheng, Associated Press
Simply put, the difference between these three scenarios of disease spread is a matter of scale.
By Rebecca S.B. Fischer, The Conversation
Restrictions intended to control the global outbreak of novel coronavirus continue to increase. In many countries, schools are closed, travelers face quarantine and business has ground to a halt. William Brangham reports and Judy Woodruff talks to Kristalina Georgieva, managing…
On Wednesday, California officials confirmed the state’s first death from novel coronavirus, as the number of infections nationwide continues to rise. But beyond the serious medical implications of the virus, it is also provoking fear, suspicion and ethnic stereotyping. Amna…
By Amna Nawaz, Lorna Baldwin, Mike Fritz, Casey Kuhn
By William Brangham
As states discover increasing numbers of new novel coronavirus cases, public health officials are scrambling to respond -- while also facing questions from a Senate panel on Tuesday about why the U.S. has been so slow to roll out effective…
The novel coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. is now blamed for six deaths, all in Washington state. Health officials worry the illness may have been spreading undetected near Seattle for weeks, possibly resulting in many undiagnosed cases. Can hospitals in…
Across the U.S., concerns over novel coronavirus have governments, businesses and individuals putting normal operations on hold. With events and travel canceled and more people staying home, what is the economic impact likely to be, and how should U.S. policy…
As the threat of novel coronavirus looms over the U.S. and the globe, the CDC has taken steps to make testing kits available more broadly. But questions remain about the readiness of the government and the health system to cope…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump and his chief economic adviser say coronavirus is under control in the U.S., even as the government's top disease fighters warn Americans to prepare for an outbreak.
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