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Cases still high, testing remains low in hard-hit Quebec, Ontario as lockdown measures lift Canada is emerging from months of lockdown, but key questions remain unanswered about where Canadians are getting infected with COVID-19 and why...
Health investigator Mackenzie Bray smiles and chuckles as she chats by phone with a retired Utah man who just tested positive for the coronavirus. She’s trying to keep the mood light because she needs to...
Canada needs a hospital capacity-based approach to guide local lifting and reintroduction of restrictive measures as necessary The past two months have shown that with major sacrifices, the community transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus could be...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) acknowledged Thursday that it is combining the results from viral and antibody COVID-19 tests when reporting the country's testing totals, despite marked differences between the tests. First reported by NPR's...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest coronavirus dashboard combines data on two different kinds of tests that experts say could be inflating key statistics that epidemiologists use to monitor the outbreak. The CDC’s...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has acknowledged that it is mixing the results of two different kinds of tests in the agency's tally of testing for the coronavirus, raising concerns among some scientists that...
The government’s disease-fighting agency is conflating viral and antibody tests, compromising a few crucial metrics that governors depend on to reopen their economies. Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and other states are doing the same. The Centers for...
A new research study from investment bank giant JP Morgan allegedly found that infection rates have declined, not increased, in states where lockdowns have ended even after allowing for an appropriate measurement lag. The research, which...
Modelers find that tens of thousands of U.S. deaths could have been prevented. If the United States had begun imposing social-distancing measures one week earlier in March, about 36,000 fewer people would have died in the...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has always warned that "it may be possible" to become infected with coronavirus by touching contaminated surfaces or objects. It just "does not spread easily" in that manner, the...