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C.D.C. Employees Accuse Agency of ‘Toxic Culture of Racial Aggressions’

C.D.C. Employees Accuse Agency of ‘Toxic...

More than 1,000 employees signed a letter criticizing the agency for “scant progress...

2 Stylists Had Coronavirus, but Wore Masks. 139 Clients Didn’t Fall Sick.

2 Stylists Had Coronavirus, but Wore...

A new study looks at what might have been a dangerous outbreak — had it not been...

The Case for Smarter Coronavirus Testing

The Case for Smarter Coronavirus Testing

Current tests have a high rate of false negative or false positive results. Smart...

How a Couple Got Each Other Through Cancer

How a Couple Got Each Other Through...

What happens when the parents of a young daughter have consecutive bouts of cancer?...

A Record 5.4 Million Americans Have Lost Health Insurance, Study Finds

A Record 5.4 Million Americans Have...

California’s governor announced a sweeping rollback of the state’s reopening and...

Ted Cruz Was Seen on a Flight Without a Mask. His Office Says He Followed Airline Policy.

Ted Cruz Was Seen on a Flight Without...

The senator’s office says he wears a mask when traveling and temporarily takes it...

Why We’re Losing the Battle With Covid-19

Why We’re Losing the Battle With Covid-19

The escalating crisis in Texas shows how the chronic underfunding of public health...

C.D.C. Employees Ask Agency to Address ‘Racism and Discrimination’

C.D.C. Employees Ask Agency to Address...

More than 1,000 employees signed a letter criticizing the agency for “scant progress...

The Flu May Linger in the Air, Just Like the Coronavirus

The Flu May Linger in the Air, Just...

As scientists race to understand how coronavirus aerosols may spread indoors, a...

Nasal Coronavirus Vaccines May Work Better Than Injected Ones, Researchers Say

Nasal Coronavirus Vaccines May Work...

Some experts say a vaccine puffed in the nose would be better at protecting people...

Texas Hospital Says Man, 30, Died After Attending a ‘Covid Party’

Texas Hospital Says Man, 30, Died After...

Health experts have been skeptical that such parties occur, and details of this...

Whipped by the ‘Long Tail’ of the Coronavirus

Whipped by the ‘Long Tail’ of the Coronavirus

When the E.R. nurse asked if I’d been short of breath that day, I replied that I’d...

Bottleneck for U.S. Coronavirus Response: The Fax Machine

Bottleneck for U.S. Coronavirus Response:...

Before public health officials can manage the pandemic, they must deal with a broken...

Help Shape Our Reporting on Disability and Accessibility in America

Help Shape Our Reporting on Disability...

Our journalists want to hear your questions about and experiences with disability...

Should We Be Drinking Less?

Should We Be Drinking Less?

Scientists helping to update the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans...

What’s Missing in the Effort to Stop Maternal Deaths

What’s Missing in the Effort to Stop...

The U.S. could prevent two-thirds of deaths during or within a year of pregnancy,...

Stayin’ Alive: How Disco Saved Daddy

Stayin’ Alive: How Disco Saved Daddy

He hated the Bee Gees, couldn’t stand platform shoes, and deplored the only pair...

Coronavirus Live Updates: Florida Tops U.S. Record With Over 15,000 New Cases

Coronavirus Live Updates: Florida Tops...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos pushes for U.S. schools to reopen. Trump wears a...