Florida set a single-day U.S. record with over 15,000 new cases. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos pushes for U.S. schools to reopen. Trump wears a mask publicly for the first time.
Dr. Lorna Breen was unflappable — until she faced a new enemy.
Five months into the pandemic, the U.S. still hasn’t solved the problem. The dearth of supplies is affecting a broad array of health facilities, renewing pleas for White House intervention.
The largest study yet confirms that race, ethnicity, age and gender can raise a person’s chances of dying from Covid-19.
Amid push to reopen schools, Trump administration directive would require in-person classes.
How The Times got access to a federal database of 1.5 million coronavirus cases — and what it revealed.
Its decision to carry on in the face of the pandemic has yielded a surge of deaths without sparing its economy from damage — a red flag as the United States and Britain move to lift lockdowns.
With the virus raging in many parts of the country, new restrictions have left many wondering about the safety of a backyard barbecue or picnic.
The Broadway star died from the coronavirus, despite being just 41 and in apparent good health. Cases like his, experts said, are growing.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said the country was “knee-deep in the first wave.” The U.S. will pay a company $1.6 billion for vaccine development. Brazil’s president had Covid-19 symptoms.
The authorities have locked down 300,000 people in heavily immigrant areas around Melbourne, reinforcing the coronavirus’s outsized impact on disadvantaged communities.
No, no long treatises on Stuttgart. Rarely a riot has explained itself so directly.
The technique, called a human challenge trial, has been used to evaluate other vaccines.
Scammers are out to get personal information that could lead to identity theft.
In states like California, Texas and Florida, many essential workers have been given an additional task: conflict resolution.
The family’s 73-year-old matriarch, three of her 11 children and her sister all died of Covid-19. Her survivors are focused on finding a remedy.
It’s an example of the unpredictable way health prices can vary for patients who receive identical care.
The battles over the health law have played out during a decade of continuous economic growth. How it performs as a safety net now may help determine its future.
American coronavirus testing remains fragmented, as in the early days of the pandemic, and the bottlenecks are the same ones, too.
A married pair of virologists in Moscow tested a vaccine on their own children in the 1950s. Now, a side effect they found is sparking new hope for a defense against the coronavirus.
Pregnant women who are infected wind up in hospitals and I.C.U.’s at higher rates, a federal analysis suggests. But the data is far from conclusive.
European Union officials are racing to agree on who can visit the bloc as of July 1 based on how countries of origin are faring with new coronavirus cases. Americans, so far, are excluded, according to draft lists seen by The New York Times.
Federal health officials will answer questions about the government’s pandemic response. The University of Michigan plans to withdraw from hosting a presidential debate.
Doctors warn that releasing a vaccine prematurely can do more harm than good.
Nursing homes across the country are kicking out old and disabled residents and sending them to homeless shelters and rundown motels.
The kids who most need social interaction this summer won’t be getting it.
A new study shows how turbulence from a toilet bowl can create a large plume that is potentially infectious to a bathroom’s next visitor.
President Trump will hold his first campaign rally in months on Saturday in Oklahoma, where infections are rising, and officials there are pleading with him to cancel or hold it outdoors.
Researchers around the world are developing more than 125 vaccines against the coronavirus. The global economy is facing a severe downturn, a new report says.
Seven million people have been infected worldwide, and new cases hit a high globally on Sunday, according to the W.H.O. Central banks are seeking new tools to offset the downturn.
New Zealand is nearly back to normal, and New York City begins reopening today. Epidemiologists reveal when they expect to hug, shake hands and resume other common activities.
In February and March, 112 people were infected with the Covid-19 virus in South Korea because of Zumba classes.
The agency had been opposed to public use of masks, even after governments worldwide had recommended them.
Close contact, confined spaces, crowds, choices — these are the considerations to ponder now.
Trying to win a propaganda tug-of-war, Beijing staunchly defended its actions, saying it didn’t hide the emergence of the outbreak.
Of the many things we miss from our pre-pandemic lives, hugging may top the list. We asked scientists who study airborne viruses to teach us the safest way to hug.
Technology can help families monitor the health and safety of older people kept from their families by the coronavirus.
The promise, in reaction to a new security law China is trying to impose on the semiautonomous city, a former British colony, would sharply raise the stakes in a developing standoff.
Across the country, mayors, public health experts and other officials worry that even though many protesters are wearing masks, the risk of new coronavirus cases will increase as thousands gather.
With high-end restaurants closed, the price of prawns has tumbled, allowing fishmongers to pick up the shellfish at a discount and offer them to a much broader clientele.