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It's likely people have contracted coronavirus but mistaken it for the flu and not sought treatment. The global outbreak of COVID-19, or more popularly known as coronavirus, has killed thousands across the world since it originated...
Updated on March 17 at 6:43 p.m. ET: Thousands of people have now died from COVID-19 — the name for the disease caused by the coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China. According to the World Health...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit It was a faustian bargain—and it certainly made editors at National Public Radio...
Et tu, C.D.C.? For years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been the most trusted agency in the federal government. In 2003, when Gallup did a survey to determine what the public thought of...
About 11,000 Americans have died of swine flu as of last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The agency’s previous estimate for deaths from April, when the virus was discovered, to mid-November...
Like a patient suffering from a particularly tenacious case of, well, the flu, the H1N1 virus seemed to gain ground and then lose it over the weekend, leaving health officials cautious but hopeful that the...
About 4,000 Americans rather than about 1,200 — have died of swine flu since the disease emerged in April, according to new figures being calculated by epidemiologists for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...
The United States has significantly underreported the number of new HIV infections occurring nationally each year, with a study showing that the annual infection rate is 40 percent higher than previously estimated. The study, conducted by...
S.P. is a 23-year-old Hispanic woman, who tested positive for HIV, the virus associated with AIDS. She applied for Social Security disability benefits when she was no longer able to work due to weight loss...