Americans Are Dying In The Pandemic At Rates Far Higher Than In Other Countries

The number of people dying from COVID-19 since May 10th, is on average 50% higher than every other country in the study, adjusting for population size. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images The number of people dying from COVID-19 since May …

Modelers Suggest Pandemic Lockdowns Saved Millions From Dying Of COVID-19

Two new papers published in the journal Nature say that lockdowns put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus were highly effective, prevented tens of millions of infections and saved millions of lives. “Our estimates show that lockdowns had a really dramatic effect …

Patients Dying Fast, And Far From Family, Challenge Practice of Palliative Care

The practice of palliative care is changing under the pandemic: doctors and nurses are learning new ways to help patients and families communicate their treatment goals and make decisions about end-of-life care. Reza Estakhrian/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Reza Estakhrian/Getty Images The practice of …