Fatalities from the coronavirus have skewed young, with the majority of victims under age 60 in the cases for which there is age data.
By Christina Jewett, Robert Lewis, Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
More than 93,000 COVID patients are hospitalized across the country. But beds and space aren’t the main concern for hospital administrators — it’s the health care workforce.
By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Carrie Feibel, Houston Public Media
The coronavirus continues to take a toll on the first responders and health care workers who remain on the front lines across the U.S. Among those affected are Filipino-Americans, who in states like California and New York make up at…
By PBS NewsHour
Two-thirds of the 93,000 people who volunteered for Gov. Gavin Newsom's California Health Corps lacked valid medical licenses, the most basic requirement.
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
By Breanna McCabe, Montana PBS
Despite the grief and horror of the novel coronavirus pandemic, people around the world have shown signs of solidarity, from window arias in Italy to skyscrapers lit up in New York City. Across the U.S., Americans have coordinated group cheers…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
New York state is seeing signs of improvement in its COVID-19 outbreak, including a reduced hospitalization rate. But in New York City alone, an estimated 35,000 people are hospitalized with the virus -- meaning front-line health care staff still face…
Florida is among the U.S. states seeing cases of COVID-19 grow significantly. Its surgeon general now says residents will likely need to wear masks in public for up to a year. But for health care workers, protective equipment measures are…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
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.
By Larry Neumeister, Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
An army of health care workers has heeded New York's call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
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