Black Americans are significantly more likely to know some with a severe case of COVID-19.
On Friday, the Virginia Department of Health confirmed 813 new cases of COVID-19 in Virginia, and 37 new fatalities.
Mexican health officials, doctors and residents along the border with the United States say new outbreaks of COVID-19 are tied to people crossing south over the border.
Nearly 70 percent of black South Carolina residents are "extremely concerned" with COVID-19 outbreaks in their community compared to just 27 percent of whites, a Clemson University survey finds.
An upstate New York barber accused of cutting hair out of his home during the shutdown has contracted the coronavirus.
Several parents have reported being threatened with fines, being reported to social services and other repercussions for choosing to keep their children at home to minimize the risk of infection.
The point of contact tracing is to extinguish small pockets of new cases before they explode into big outbreaks like the ones that steamrolled New York City and New Orleans last month.
ReOpen NC leader Ashley Smith's husband Adam Smith reportedly remarked "this is how Nazi Germany started" after his wife was arrested during a protest demanding that North Carolina abandon public health measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman was heavily criticized for her comments during a Wednesday interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, when she claimed the residents of her city would "love to" become a "placebo" by removing restrictive measures meant to contain the spread of Covid-19.
The states with the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases in the U.S.—New York, New Jersey and Michigan—are among those including exemptions for religious services in their stay-at-home orders.
That the integrity of drugs in states' hands would be unreliable is a concern, but Dr. Joel Zivot says that states should be disclosing "if what they have is expired."
This could potentially indicate that the number of confirmed cases in the area served by the wastewater facility in the study are a "significant" underestimate.
There are two tests for a new coronavirus but only one can give people a true picture of the outbreak.
The death count in the U.S. is poised to overtake that of Italy, which has reported nearly 17,700 fatalities to date, within the next few days.
"We want to deploy our resources and competences to contribute to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic," CERN Director-General Fabiola Gianotti said.
The fourth in the Google Doodle series, which will run for two weeks, honors custodial and sanitation workers.
Experts hope that the current pandemic will be the wake-up call the world needs to make it start investing in public health in between outbreaks, not just when there's a crisis.
"Long-term exposure to air pollution increases vulnerability to experiencing the most severe COVID-19 outcomes," a team of Harvard scientists wrote.
"Exploitation of wildlife, through hunting, capture, and the wildlife trade, typically involves very close contact that facilitates disease transmission," said researcher Christine Johnson.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said that national orders to contain the highly contagious virus would not be needed because "some places have more cows than people."
"This ban also responds to the demand and spirit of human civilization," a spokesperson for the Shenzhen government said.
This type of test is currently the most effective way to determine whether or not someone is infected with COVID-19.
"This is not a generational public health crisis, rather it is a crisis of a magnitude no generation living today has ever seen," Dr. Ross MacDonald wrote.
"We are going in the right direction and we must not change our strategy in the least. The return to normality will be a gradual process," said top Italian health official Franco Locatelli.
Robots have always been used to take on dull, dirty, and dangerous jobs, and this pandemic requires these kinds of jobs are done all over the world," researcher Bradley Nelson said.
Former President Jimmy Carter said he had "every confidence" that the U.S. would defeat the "invisible enemy" of COVID-19.
At least one person from a group of 20-somethings who believed themselves to be "invincible" has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a "coronavirus party," Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said Tuesday.
Officials said that a person from Lancaster, California under the age of 18 died of COVID-19 on Tuesday.
While the administration has in the past claimed that testing was available to anyone who needed it, this assertion has not been borne out in reality.