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Rapid, on-site coronavirus testing is generally less accurate than tests which are sent back to labs for analysis. But rapid COVID-19 testing is still a useful screening tool, especially if it's...

Pregnant women are concerned and confused about what the novel coronavirus might mean for them, their births, and their future children, as evidence and advice keeps changing.  Pregnant women don't...

Washing your hands frequently and thoroughly is an important way to protect yourself against the coronavirus.  When you can't access warm water and soap, hand sanitizer is the next best option. But...

The 6-foot rule for social distancing is based on science that's 80 years old.  Researchers say it's an antiquated way to think about how viruses move through the air. Instead, we should...

Hundreds of experimental COVID-19 treatments have entered clinical testing in the past several months. Two treatments — remdesivir and convalescent plasma — have gotten emergency authorization...

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, growing concern about those most vulnerable to the virus is on the rise.  Certain underlying conditions could make people far more susceptible to severe...

The World Health Organization warned Monday that any coronavirus vaccine will likely not be "perfect," in part because not "everyone will have access" to it right away. The WHO stressed...

Kazakhstan said China falsely claimed that the country is dealing with an "unknown pneumonia" that is deadlier than COVID-19. China's embassy in the country warned about a pneumonia "much...

Dr. Anthony Fauci said in June of 2019 that his nightmare public health scenario was a "respiratory illness that easily spreads, and has a high degree of morbidity and some degree of mortality." Less...