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This year’s season is complicated by the coronavirus pandemic, which makes relief strategies like group shelters risky.
The fragmented U.S. health care system has hampered efforts to expand coronavirus testing, by making it difficult for hospitals to switch to new labs with ample capacity.
Imposing restrictions even a week earlier could have saved lives, researchers found. The weekly total of unemployment claims comes out this morning, and a Census Bureau household survey suggests the income loss is widespread.
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Infections in the northeast have led officials to sequester hundreds of thousands at home. “China doesn’t want to take any chances,” one expert said.
President Xi Jinping of China hopes to rally national pride at a once-a-year legislative meeting. Mexico has acknowledged a vast discrepancy in its coronavirus death toll.
Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, is now overseeing the U.S. initiative to development coronavirus treatments and vaccines. His financial interests and corporate roles have come under scrutiny.
Xi Jinping hopes to rally national pride in the face of global ire as his People’s Congress begins. Mexican officials will investigate why the official death toll is far smaller than the figures compiled in the capital.
All 50 states have begun to reopen to some degree. Infections force Ford to suspend production at two newly reopened plants.
Millions fled, and several deaths have been reported, but for the moment, at least, residents say it appears it could have been much worse.
Scientists are increasingly optimistic that a vaccine can be produced in record time. But getting it manufactured and distributed will pose huge challenges.
Stagnant plumbing systems in emptied commercial buildings could put returning employees at risk of Legionnaire’s and other illnesses.
Dr. Roman was a pioneer at NASA, joining the agency in its early days and becoming its first chief astronomer.
A vast wheel of gas in the primordial cosmos is forcing astronomers to rethink how some of the universe’s largest structures may have formed.
A series of animal experiments may point the way to an effective human vaccine, scientists said.
Our crummy connections are the biggest tech headache in the pandemic. Here’s a comprehensive guide to what to do about them.
Connecticut’s stay-at-home-order lifts today, making it one of the last states to return to business. The C.D.C. released more detailed guidance, once rejected by the White House, for reopening schools and businesses.
A sharp drop in coronavirus patients was “like someone turned off the hose,” one doctor said. But the city’s health system faces challenges ahead.
The inhabitants of Tristan da Cunha, which sits in the remote waters of the South Atlantic, are insulated from the coronavirus by an immense moat.
Humans and other species have a gene mutation that lets them digest alcohol. In other species, it’s missing.