New research suggests pollutants spewed out of car tailpipes are making the people who breathe them at high levels more likely to die from COVID-19.
The state is seeing decreases in both eastern and western Washington since the start of August. Whitman County, where cases are up, is a notable exception.
The system replaces reliance on testing by fingerstick, multiple daily injections or a pump controlled by the patient.
Charlotte gets frustrated when people minimize COVID-19, saying things like, “It’s just like the flu.” “COVID is brutal. It is definitely something you don’t want to get.”
Doctors told her mother that Ramirez was a candidate for a double lung transplant — a procedure had never been done on a COVID patient in the U.S.
Hydration, rest and finding a cool environment are the keys to preventing heat stroke.
The number of people enrolled in Medicaid nationwide rose markedly this spring as the impact of the recession caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 took hold.
People are often surprised to learn that states would likely have the legal right to make vaccines mandatory.
Hard-hit states quickly learned value of masks
You can expand your social bubble beyond the household — if you heed now-familiar health guidelines and even take extra precautions
Unlike earlier in the year, most hospitals are not proactively canceling elective surgeries, even in some places seeing spikes in coronavirus patients.
Public health authorities have identified bars as the locus of outbreaks in Louisiana, Florida, Wyoming and Idaho.
Health officials in Grand Island, Nebraska, wanted the JBS meatpacking plant closed. But Gov. Pete Ricketts said no. Since then, cases have skyrocketed.
We spoke with disease detectives about what reaching the peak level of cases means and under what conditions people can go back to work and school without fear.
There are three main symptoms: Fever (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher), a newly developed dry cough, and shortness of breath.