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.
The coronavirus is spiking around campuses from Texas to Iowa to North Carolina as students return.
The country’s ambitions to become a global power, lift its poor and update its military have been set back by a sharp economic plunge, soaring infections and a widening sense of malaise.
A number of schools found the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s disease in their water, and experts say more should expect to see it.
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.
Coronavirus outbreaks at colleges reopening for fall classes underscore the difficulties of policing student behavior.
Some states and school districts provide detailed data on school outbreaks. Others choose to keep such information under wraps.
A ruined economy and a broken health care system have left President Nicolás Maduro unable to fight the pandemic as other world leaders have. Instead, he’s detained thousands to try to halt the spread.
The state’s ever-changing travel advisory means more and more families are scrambling to find last-minute accommodations for students.
For the first time during the pandemic, the United States saw a downward trend in the number of coronavirus tests conducted each day.
Children who lost their parents in the pandemic are fighting to hold on to what is left of their families.
Opinion’s Jeneen Interlandi and Elizabeth Bruenig join the podcast.