For centuries, disease outbreaks have forced cities to transform physically and operationally in ways that ultimately benefited all residents going forward.
COVID19 has exposed the inner weaknesses and contradictions of the US like never before; It spends hundred of billions of dollars on lethal armaments but has not enough COVID19 testing kits, ventilators, and hospital beds, says Barnett Rubin.
After your body fights off an infection, antibodies remain in your blood. Two researchers explain how tests identify these antibodies and what the data can be used for.
Many people unused to wearing masks find it difficult to convey emotions or pick up on social cues. But niqab-wearing women know that face coverings don’t prevent effective communication.
An exponential quantity is characterized by its starting value and its doubling time. By waiting until mid-March to act as a nation, the U.S. lost control over the starting value.
Stress, loss, loneliness and isolation are key factors in clinical depression, which affects millions. The US was unprepared for COVID-19 – will it remain unprepared for its medical aftermath?
It is quite clear that the world is now dealing with two pandemics instead of one. The first is the virus. The second is fear and, in many cases, outright panic.
Doctors from around the world are reporting cases of COVID-19 patients who have lost their sense of smell, known as anosmia, or taste, known as ageusia. The director of the University of Florida’s Center for Smell and Taste and the co-director of the UF Health Smell Disorders Program answer questions about this emerging trend.
Many of the proposals now under study come from research groups that have spent years working to combat similar coronaviruses, particularly SARS and MERS.
Editor’s note: Public health officials in the U.S. warned that the coronavirus, which has in large part spared the U.S., is coming and that the country needs to be prepared. But just what does this mean for you, as well as for public health officials? Aubree Gordon, public health scholar at the University of Michigan, explains.