Looking for reliable facts and context on coronavirus? Stay informed with this curated guide to the global outbreak. Updated 4/2/20
For the latest news and data from affected countries, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security offers daily recaps with case counts and travel restrictions. Johns Hopkins also has a global map of confirmed outbreaks, while The New York Times has mapped confirmed U.S. cases. The World Health Organization has useful guides on protecting yourself and how to tell fact from myth. For official U.S. updates on the pandemic, visit cdc.gov.
Scientists say a moonshot effort is needed to end social distancing and this pandemic. Will leaders listen?
The coronavirus outbreak may last for a year or two, but some elements of pre-pandemic life will likely be won back in the meantime.
Many Americans are still on the job, tending to basic needs and risking their health as cities close down around them.
John M. Barry, who knows the deadliest pandemic in history better than anyone, speculates on what the new coronavirus means for our lives in the future.
Scientists who have fought pandemics describe difficult measures needed to defend the United States against a fast-moving pathogen.
Epidemiologist Larry Brilliant, who warned of pandemic in 2006, says we can beat the novel coronavirus—but first, we need lots more testing.
Our world became one of isolation, round-the-clock care, panic and uncertainty — even as society carried on around us with all too few changes.
How it works, why we need it, and why it’s taking so long for the U.S. to get people diagnosed.
The countries affected, the number of deaths, and the economic impact.
Everything that was once simple feels difficult, and everything that was already difficult feels impossible.
Without any measures to slow it down, Covid-19 will continue to spread exponentially for months. To understand why, it is instructive to simulate the spread of a fake disease through a population.
“It’s our everyday way of going about business on the planet that seems to be driving this.”
How one young doctor at a Seattle lab tried to get out in front of the coronavirus crisis by inventing his own test.
A COVID-19 vaccine developed, licensed, and manufactured at a global scale in twelve months would be an unprecedented, remarkable, even revolutionary achievement.
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