Coronavirus FAQs: Open Windows In Winter, Holding Your Breath, Sprayed Masks?

When it’s cold outside, is it safe to bring a socially distanced gathering into your house if windows are open for a short bit, then shut so indoor temps don’t plummet. Tessa Bunney/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tessa Bunney/Corbis via Getty Images …

Putin Announces Approval Of A 2nd Unproven Coronavirus Vaccine

Russia’s Vektor State Enterprise, a former Soviet-era bioweapons lab that has developed a new and yet-to-be-proven coronavirus vaccine, shown in 2018. Donat Sorokin/TASS hide caption toggle caption Donat Sorokin/TASS Russia’s Vektor State Enterprise, a former Soviet-era bioweapons lab that has developed a new and yet-to-be-proven …

Nebraska Sees A New Spike In Coronavirus Cases

Nebraska hospitals are warning that intensive care beds are getting scarce as coronavirus cases surge. Doctors say Nebraskans need to take responsibility for slowing the spread of the pandemic. AILSA CHANG, HOST: After falling from a spring peak, coronavirus cases are now higher than they’ve …

How The Coronavirus Has Affected Individual Members Of Congress

The U.S. Capitol, seen here on April 13, remains closed to public tours and open only to members, staff, press and official business visitors. Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images The U.S. Capitol, seen here on April …

Florida’s Miami-Dade Pushes Back On Loosening Of Coronavirus Restrictions

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez speaks with the news media, last month, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Gimenez said Tuesday that he would keep some COVID-19 restrictions in place despite an order by Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption toggle …

Trump Says Distribution Of Coronavirus Vaccines Could Begin As Early as next month

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a plan for distributing coronavirus vaccines. Later, President Trump said the government could begin the distribution as early as next month. AILSA CHANG, HOST: The Trump Administration released a plan today for distributing a future coronavirus vaccine, …

Trump Says His Misleading Coronavirus Comments Were Meant To Show ‘Strength’

President Trump on Thursday denies that his comments downplaying the severity of the coronavirus to the American public were a “lie.” Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Trump on Thursday denies that his comments downplaying the severity of the coronavirus …

Researchers Say Fresh Air Can Prevent Aerosol Transmission Of The Coronavirus

There’s increasing evidence that the coronavirus can linger and spread through the air in crowded indoor rooms. Researchers say infectious clouds can be dispersed with fresh air. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Researchers say there is increasing evidence that in crowded indoor spaces, the coronavirus is spreading …

India Coronavirus Cases Surpass 4 Million

People wait in a queue to register their names before giving their nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 at a government health center in Hyderabad, India on Saturday. India’s coronavirus cases have crossed 4 million. Mahesh Kumar A/AP hide caption toggle caption Mahesh Kumar …

New Global Coronavirus Death Forecast Is Chilling — And Controversial

Loading… New estimates released this week suggest the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic will reach even greater levels of awfulfulness before 2020 is over: A prominent forecasting team projects that between now and Jan. 1, the virus will kill an additional 1.9 million people …