Models developed by mathematical epidemiologists project that tens thousands of lives across the US can be saved by more people wearing face masks.
They're made of cotton. Or polyester. Or paper. Or polypropylene. Here's what researchers say about the effectiveness of the different types of face mask during this pandemic.
Since receiving a landmark treatment with the gene-editing tool CRISPR, a sickle cell patient has the strength to care for herself and her children — while navigating the pandemic.
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Hours after Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Chloe Eudaly revoked their support from the Interstate 5 Rose Quarter project, a controversial freeway widening project, the council voted to adopt a climate emergency.
Young African American doctors say they hope to change the lack of access to medicine in underserved communities. But many say the system that trains them also alienates them.
An experimental COVID-19 medicine that has been shown to shorten the time people with severe illness have to stay in the hospital finally has a price tag that's lower than some analysts expected.
Dr. Elias Zerhouni was head of the National Institutes of Health under President George W. Bush. He says the Trump administration's response to the pandemic has not protected the American people.
The pandemic has brought many new terms into daily usage. Here are definitions of some of the words used in discussion of the novel coronavirus and how to stem its spread.
The Oregon Health Authority says anti-racism demonstrations and protests against police brutality are not significant contributors to the rise in COVID-19 cases around the state.
Scientists have found that dolphins learn a neat trick to trap fish by watching their close associates do it. This means that dolphins aren't just motivated to learn from their mothers.