Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 coronavirus hotspots: LA, Chicago, DC
Three major U.S. cities remain persistent hotspots for coronavirus -- even amid stay-at-home restrictions -- so White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said Friday she's asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to find out why.
Texas woman gets kidney after coronavirus delays lifesaving transplant: 'I was hanging on by a thread'
A Texas man has donated a kidney to his wife in need, weeks after the transplant was delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in the U.S. that temporarily halted elective surgeries in the Lone Star State and elsewhere.
Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine linked to increased risk of death in hospitalized coronavirus patients, study finds
While the drugs are deemed generally safe for use in patients with malaria or an autoimmune disease, little is known about the potential effects they may have in COVID-19 patients.
Mental health crisis spawned by coronavirus fears and lockdown could be next pandemic
It’s poised to be the next pandemic: a mental health crisis, induced not only by the trauma of the novel coronavirus but the ramifications of lengthy lockdowns, lost livelihoods and exacerbated stress, isolation and addiction.
Poll: 36 percent of Americans less likely to take coronavirus vaccine if Trump says it's safe
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll showed that a quarter of Americans have “little to no interest” in taking a coronavirus vaccine and are skeptical that the safety of the vaccine could be compromised based on the rate of which vaccines are being developed amid the outbreak.
Babies born to moms with coronavirus should be tested for COVID-19, CDC guidelines say
Heads up, expectant women: If you have tested positive for COVID-19, you baby should also be tested for the novel virus shortly after birth, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in new guidelines issued this week.