The spread and scope of the current outbreak make it the largest coronavirus wave of the pandemic so far.
While the U.S. is recording nearly 770 daily deaths from the virus on average, predictions say the overall U.S. toll will grow to 400,000 by year's end.
Scientists come down on both sides about whether the potential risks of gain-of-function research outweigh the potential benefits.
The coronavirus is really serious, and thus, it doesn’t really need any extra hype or drama.
Schumer Requests $8.5 Billion in Coronavirus Funds, Accuses Trump Admin. of ‘Dangerous Incompetence’
Senator Chuck Schumer requested $8.5 billion in emergency funding to combat the coronavirus, more than three times the amount the White House has requested.
WHO director Tedros Adhanom said that the coronavirus “absolutely” has the potential to be a global pandemic, and that a recent spike in cases is “very concerning.”
WHO Defends China’s Repeated Coronavirus Diagnostic Changes Despite Hubei Health Official’s Complaints
The World Health Organization defended China’s change to its coronavirus diagnostic process, despite a health official from China’s Hubei province claiming a lack of transparency
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Dr. Li Wenliang, who was punished by Chinese authorities for warning medical school friends about the coronavirus outbreak, has died after being infected with the virus.
The virus is unlikely to do as much damage as some past pandemics, but it’s a serious threat. We must remain vigilant to contain it and seek a vaccine.