After ‘Severe’ Delays, 6 States Band Together To Buy Coronavirus Tests

Six states have an agreement to acquire fast-result antigen tests for the coronavirus. Here, a medical worker collects a sample after a patient self-administers a nasal swab test. John Minchillo/AP hide caption toggle caption John Minchillo/AP Six states have an agreement to acquire fast-result antigen …

Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center, supports a statewide mask mandate. But she says state leaders are “in a pickle,” based on medical advice against popular opposition. Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography hide caption toggle caption Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography LouAnn Woodward, who leads …

Birx Warns U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is In ‘New Phase’ As Cases And Deaths Climb

Imperial County, California, is rural but has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Deborah Birx warned that the U.S. epidemic is in a “new phase.” Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mario Tama/Getty Images Imperial County, California, is rural but has been …

Syria Is Overwhelmed By Coronavirus As Govt Conceals Outbreak, Health Worker Says

A medic checks the temperature of a Syrian worshipper before entering the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus to attend Friday prayer on May 15. To try to slow the coronavirus outbreak, the Syrian government has banned mass prayers and asked Syrians to stay home over the …

Larry Hogan On The Parallels Of Fighting Cancer And Maryland’s Coronavirus Outbreak

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan arrives for a coronavirus briefing in front of the Maryland State House on April 17. Hogan’s book Still Standing is out Tuesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan arrives for a coronavirus briefing …

Coronavirus Hot Spots: Could The Mid-Atlantic And Northeast See A COVID-19 Rebound?

People walk the boardwalk on July 3 in Wildwood, New Jersey, after some coronavirus restrictions were lifted. There’s concern that case counts could push back up in Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Makela/Getty Images People walk the boardwalk …

Early Oxford-AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine Data ‘Encouraging,’ Scientists Say

An experimental vaccine candidate being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University to protect against COVID-19 triggered an immune response against the coronavirus and appeared to be safe. Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images An experimental vaccine candidate …

What Accounts For High Coronavirus Positivity Rates Among Florida Kids?

Experts say that Florida’s high coronavirus positivity rates among those under age 18 is likely due to who gets tested. SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption toggle caption SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett Experts say that Florida’s high coronavirus positivity rates among those under …

Coronavirus Surge For U.S. Military On Okinawa Adds To Soured Relations There

Pictured in 2019, Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki on Tuesday questioned U.S. measures to stop the coronavirus from spreading on the island. Behrouz Mehri/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Behrouz Mehri/AFP via Getty Images Pictured in 2019, Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki on Tuesday questioned …

Australia Closes Interstate Border Because Of Coronavirus Outbreak

New South Wales health officials interview passengers as they arrive from a Qantas flight that flew from Melbourne at Sydney Airport in July. James D. Morgan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption James D. Morgan/Getty Images New South Wales health officials interview passengers as they arrive …