For now, countries are betting they can suppress hospital admissions and deaths without imposing more lockdowns, even as case numbers approach peak levels from last spring.
Some patients are still receiving staggering bills. Others don’t qualify because conditions other than Covid-19 were their primary diagnosis.
The decision came after a German medical team examined the prominent opposition leader and decided it was safe for him to travel.
Images from Beirut show the extent of the devastation from blasts that shook the Lebanese capital on Tuesday.
An investigation into hospitals during the peak of the city’s coronavirus outbreak exposed significant disparities in health care.
The Spanish epidemic has become a painful example of the tendency of one government after another to ignore the experiences of countries where the virus has already struck.
With more than 6,000 nursing home residents dying of the coronavirus, a fight over whether relatives should be allowed to sue has erupted in Albany.
Dr. Lorna Breen was unflappable — until she faced a new enemy.
The death toll is lower, but there are echoes of March as cases spike, doctors fall ill and supplies run short. Now, Texas is trying to adapt hard-won lessons while addressing a new set of challenges.
As young patients fill new virus wards, Houston Methodist is calling nurses to work extra shifts and ramping up its testing efforts.
American coronavirus testing remains fragmented, as in the early days of the pandemic, and the bottlenecks are the same ones, too.
Afghanistan’s health system, largely dependent on foreign aid, has been overwhelmed, and official numbers are seen as an indication of a widening catastrophe.