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.
Universities have had mixed messages, competing agendas and a lack of transparency as they consider whether to hold college football in the fall, with billions of dollars at stake.
The data from the city is on a far larger scale than previously released information, and includes all antibody test results reported to the city’s Department of Health.
Determined to proceed with parties and events this summer, hosts are adding screenings at the door. But such measures are hardly a guarantee of safety, medical experts warn.
For the first time during the pandemic, the United States saw a downward trend in the number of coronavirus tests conducted each day.
How much freedom should front-line clinicians have in treating Covid-19 patients with unproven drugs? The question opened up a civil war in some hospitals.
The research does not prove that infected children are contagious, but it should influence the debate about reopening schools, some experts said.
Scientists say such tests could be available in a few years, speeding research for treatments and providing a diagnosis for dementia patients who want to know if they have Alzheimer’s disease.
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.
Frustrating efforts to avoid a second wave of the outbreak, the median wait time at some clinics is nine days as labs become overwhelmed.
Just weeks after resolving shortages in swabs, researchers are struggling to find the chemicals and plastic pieces they need to carry out coronavirus tests in the lab — leading to long waiting times.
The rate of positive test results released by a few leagues seems higher than that of the general population. But there are explanations for that.