President Trump said in early February that the new coronavirus was deadlier than the flu and that it could travel through the air, according to a new book from journalist Bob Woodard. In recorded interviews, he said in March that he wanted to downplay the threat so it wouldn't cause a panic.
More than 500,000 U.S. children had been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of early September, with a sizable uptick seen in recent weeks, a new report reveals.
New research suggests face masks may act as a crude vaccine of sorts. The theory -- and it remains largely a theory -- is that by filtering out airborne coronavirus droplets and thereby lowering the dose of SARS-CoV-2 a person inhales, infections have much less chance of producing symptoms.
It's probably a good idea to skip that second glass of wine if you have diabetes, because new research suggests that having more than one drink daily raises your risk of high blood pressure.
A new study says that the recent bike rally in Sturgis is linked to 260,000 cases of COVID, but South Dakota officials don't agree.
For people with sleep apnea who cannot tolerate continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, new research finds that a combination of surgical techniques may bring relief.
Education, income and insurance may be fueling racial disparities in U.S. prostate cancer deaths -- disparities that have black patients dying at higher rates than whites.
Despite the recommendations for plexiglass barriers and their widespread use, research on how well they work to slow the spread of COVID-19 is lacking, experts say.
The new coronavirus and antibodies that fight it can be in children's bodies at the same time, surprised researchers have found.
Placing a hospitalized COVID-19 patient in a face down position to ease breathing -- or "proning" -- has steadily gained traction as a pandemic lifesaver. But a small new study warns that it may lead to permanent nerve damage.
A new clinical trial will try to determine whether the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine can protect health care workers from being infected with COVID-19.
There's evidence that low blood levels of the "sunshine vitamin" -- vitamin D -- may increase a person's risk of infection with the new coronavirus, researchers say.
Many universities are putting the onus on students to prevent the spread of coronavirus – an approach both students and experts say creates mixed messages after inviting students back on campus in the first place.
People with lupus or rheumatoid arthritis aren't at increased risk of hospitalization from COVID-19.
New research may have people with asthma breathing a little easier: Doctors found the airway disease doesn't raise the risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19.
A COVID-19 saliva test developed by researchers at Yale University appeared to perform at least as well as nasal swabs in a study of hospital patients, a finding that may help encourage more frequent use of self-collected samples.
When the coronavirus pandemic first spread across the United States this spring, most COVID-19 patients in Michigan were prescribed unneeded antibiotics, a new study indicates.
As important as a vaccine will be, some experts are already trying to temper expectations for how much it will be able to do.
To be safe, COVID-19 patients should be retested after four weeks or more to be certain the virus isn't still active, Italian researchers say.
A new report details the case of a 19-year-old German with asymptomatic COVID-19 infection who ended up hospitalized with a new case of insulin-dependent diabetes.