CDC forecasts around 250,000 deaths by Thanksgiving. New (but optional) federal guidelines recommend improved ventilation, social distancing and face c…
Doug Levy
As clinical trials of experimental COVID-19 vaccines approach points at which the data can be reviewed for possible FDA approval, public health and imm…
Doug Levy
The USA approaches 80,000 new cases and 800 deaths a day, while scientists keep working on new drugs and vaccines. And more healthcare workers are amon…
Doug Levy
Sharp increase in new cases brings Utah hospitals close to "crisis standards of care," meaning some critically ill patients may be left to die instead …
Doug Levy
The latest vaccine news, improved treatments and better medical management of COVID-19 may be encouraging, but social distancing, face coverings and di…
Doug Levy
FDA advisors assured that agency won't cut corners on safety review, while at least one vaccine maker expects to seek approval next month.
Doug Levy
New report from a Vermont prison prompts update to guideline that defined "close contact" as 15 consecutive minutes of exposure to an infected individu…
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Public health experts fear catastrophic increase in deaths as cold weather arrives; COVID-19 hot spots now mostly in the Plains and Midwest, where shar…
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Polarized and dubious or outright false information from public officials fuels pandemic fatigue and opposition to face coverings and other measures th…
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The COVID-19 infodemic worsens as the USA veers towards new heights of new cases
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Absence of action morphs into what some call a "half-baked" strategy; public health experts fear death toll from COVID could reach 30,000 a day before …
Doug Levy
COVID-19 research continues but safety concerns being addressed; new data shows toll of COVID-19 much larger than the daily death tally reveals.
Doug Levy