Even if flames are far away, smoke can travel and threaten kids’ health. But staying inside has trade-offs too.
Emails from a former top Trump health official and his science adviser show how the two refused to accept Centers for Disease Control and Prevention science and sought to silence the agency.
The coronavirus is spiking around campuses from Texas to Iowa to North Carolina as students return.
With nations determined to return to in-person learning, many will have trouble matching Germany’s formula: fast and free testing, robust contact tracing and low community spread.
New studies in Europe and Asia suggest that riding public transportation is not a major source of transmission for the coronavirus.
More than 30 states have enacted mask requirements to guard against the coronavirus. But local authorities have had a difficult time enforcing them.
After a stumbling start, the country has gone from being a global pariah to a model — however imperfect — of viral containment that holds lessons for its neighbors and for the United States.
Motorized air purifiers and heated sanitizers. Breathable fabrics and chic prints. With face coverings here to stay, consumers are starting to demand more than cheap throwaways.
A Texas family tried to ward off the virus. But as cases in the state soared and debates about masks and distancing raged, there was only so much they could control.
Mr. Trump tried to convey a measure of seriousness about the coronavirus pandemic, backtracking on previous positions and behavior. How long will it last?
The controversy over inadequate protective equipment has come to embody what critics describe as a haphazard federal effort to protect the 1.5 million Americans who live in nursing homes.
The virus has heightened long-simmering friction in the largest Republican-led state in the country, with Gov. Greg Abbott under attack from within his own party.