• By Time   -   May 28, 2020

    DR. RAJ PANJABI WARNS OF AN IMPENDING “VIRAL APARTHEID” IF WE DON'T CHANGE OUR COVID-19 APPROACH

    As nations around the world scramble to bring coronavirus outbreaks under control, Dr. Raj Panjabi is worried that the world's poor...

    Vaccination, Power, Senior, COVID-19, TIME100 Talks
  • By Time   -   May 28, 2020

    AMERICA'S ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENTS ARE FALLING THROUGH THE CRACKS OF COVID-19 RESPONSE, FAMILIES SAY

    On May 7, Craig Martin sent what would be the first of many emails to administrators at the company that runs The Wellington at Lake...

    Hospital, Eye, COVID-19
  • By Time   -   May 28, 2020

    COVID-19 HAS KILLED MORE THAN 100,000 AMERICANS

    Four months after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the nation's coronavirus death toll has surpassed 100,000,...

    COVID-19
  • By Time   -   May 28, 2020

    UP TO 80% OF COVID-19 INFECTIONS ARE ASYMPTOMATIC, A NEW CASE REPORT SAYS

    In one cruise-ship coronavirus outbreak, more than 80% of people who tested positive for COVID-19 did not show any symptoms of the...

    Plan, COVID-19
  • By Time   -   May 27, 2020

    THE CORONAVIRUS KILLED THE HANDSHAKE AND THE HUG. WHAT WILL REPLACE THEM?

    Dr. Mark Sklansky has always hated shaking hands. He can think of about a dozen better ways to greet patients than the icky exchange....

    Hospital, Hands, COVID-19
  • By Time   -   May 27, 2020

    THE HUNT TO UNDERSTAND COVID-19'S CONNECTION TO KAWASAKI DISEASE

    Dr. Jane C. Burns has studied Kawasaki disease for four decades. It took only four months for COVID-19 to turn her life's work upside...

    COVID-19
  • By Time   -   May 27, 2020

    ONLY ABOUT HALF OF AMERICANS WOULD GET A COVID-19 VACCINE, POLL FINDS

    Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according...

    Vaccination, COVID-19, News Desk, wire
  • By Time   -   May 27, 2020

    ANTIBODY TESTS WERE HAILED AS A WAY TO END LOCKDOWNS. THEY'RE CAUSING CONFUSION INSTEAD

    Aspen was an early COVID-19 hot spot in Colorado, with a cluster of cases in March linked to tourists visiting for its world-famous...

    Plan, COVID-19
  • By Time   -   May 26, 2020

    265 MILLION PEOPLE COULD FACE HUNGER IN ‘UNPRECEDENTED' CRISIS, WORLD FOOD PROGRAM EXPERT WARNS

    The world faces an “unprecedented” food crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused both severe job losses and major disruptions...

    Hands, Food, Face, COVID-19, overnight, video
  • By Time   -   May 26, 2020

    WHO SUSPENDS STUDY OF HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AS COVID-19 TREATMENT TO REVIEW SAFETY CONCERNS

    The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine - the anti-malarial drug U.S. President...

    Drop, Arm, Drugs, COVID-19, News Desk, overnight, wire
  • By Time   -   May 25, 2020

    ‘I'M ANXIOUS TO GET OUT AND COMPETE': SENIOR CITIZENS STILL PLAN TO PLAY IN TRAVEL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    Will Rogers, director of a senior softball tournament scheduled to take place in early June in Columbia, Mo., will be hosting an event...

    Senior, Plan, Face, COVID-19
  • By Time   -   May 22, 2020

    INSIDE SAN FRANCISCO'S AMBITIOUS PLAN TO BRING UNIVERSAL CORONAVIRUS TESTING TO AN ENTIRE U.S. CITY

    Public health experts can't say it enough: If the U.S. is going to beat COVID-19, the country needs to ramp up testing. But there's...

    Plan, COVID-19
  • Interrogator, Therapist, Nurse: What it Takes to be a Coronavirus Contact Tracer By Time   -   May 22, 2020

    INTERROGATOR, THERAPIST, NURSE: WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A CORONAVIRUS CONTACT TRACER

    Health investigator Mackenzie Bray smiles and chuckles as she chats by phone with a retired Utah man who just tested positive for the...

    COVID-19, News Desk, wire
  • By Time   -   May 22, 2020

    U.K. COVID-19 STUDY AIMS TO IMMUNIZE MORE THAN 10,000 WITH EXPERIMENTAL VACCINE

    British researchers testing an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus are moving into advanced studies and aim to immunize...

    Vaccination, Drop, COVID-19, News Desk, wire
  • ‘Could It Work as a Cure? Maybe.' A Herbal Remedy for Coronavirus Is a Hit in Africa, But Experts Have Their Doubts By Time   -   May 22, 2020

    ‘COULD IT WORK AS A CURE? MAYBE.' A HERBAL REMEDY FOR CORONAVIRUS IS A HIT IN AFRICA, BUT EXPERTS HAVE THEIR DOUBTS

    On April 20, the president calls a press conference to announce a breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. It's a new use for an...

    Herbal, Cures, AIDS, COVID-19, overnight
  • By Time   -   May 22, 2020

    LARGE STUDY FINDS NO BENEFIT - AND POTENTIAL HARM - IN USING HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE FOR COVID-19

    In the largest observational study thus far investigating the drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, researchers found...

    Hospital, Drugs, COVID-19
  • By Time   -   May 21, 2020

    THE U.S. SHOULDN'T ‘DRAW THE WRONG LESSONS' AS COVID-19 SLOWS: DR. LEANA WEN AND DR. SCOTT GOTTLIEB

    States might be starting to reopen businesses, but the U.S must prepare for the spread of COVID-19 to pick up this fall, Dr. Leana...

    Senior, Food, Drugs, COVID-19
  • How Remdesivir Works to Fight COVID-19 Inside the Body By Time   -   May 21, 2020

    HOW REMDESIVIR WORKS TO FIGHT COVID-19 INSIDE THE BODY

    On May 1, the U.S Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency-use authorization of remdesivir, an experimental anti-viral drug....

    Vaccination, Food, Drugs, COVID-19
  • How Remdesivir Moved From Back Shelf to Best Hope for Treating COVID-19 By Time   -   May 21, 2020

    HOW REMDESIVIR MOVED FROM BACK SHELF TO BEST HOPE FOR TREATING COVID-19

    Dr. George Diaz was at home in Edmonds, Wash., on Jan. 20 at 8:30 p.m., when his phone rang with news that he was both anticipating...

    Hospital, COVID-19, feature, Magazine
  • The Scientist Behind Some of the World's Best Coronavirus Images By Time   -   May 20, 2020

    THE SCIENTIST BEHIND SOME OF THE WORLD'S BEST CORONAVIRUS IMAGES

    From her laboratory in the far western reaches of Montana, Elizabeth Fischer is trying to help people see what they're up against in...

    Face, Allergies, COVID-19