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US braces for more virus deaths; Europe hopes crisis peaking  ABC NEWS · 56 minutes
The U.S. is warning of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead, as the global pandemic mutes traditional observances from family grave-cleaning ceremonies in China to Palm... more
Mormons hold crowd-less conference because of pandemic  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat 6 feet apart inside an empty room Saturday as the faith carried out its signature conference while adhering to social distancing guidelines more
Mormons unveil new official logo at crowd-less conference  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat 6 feet apart inside an empty room Saturday as the faith carried out its signature conference while adhering to social distancing... more
Another cruise ship with virus victims docks in Florida  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
Another cruise ship with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, has docked in Florida more
Police arrest hospital aide in thefts of equipment, supplies  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
Prescott police say a housekeeping employee has been fired from his hospital job after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies in recent weeks as... more
Mormons hold crowd-less conference due to pandemic  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat 6 feet apart inside an empty room Saturday as the faith carried out its signature conference while adhering to social distancing guidelines more
New York gets Chinese ventilators; Trump wants more thanks  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Chinese government is facilitating a shipment of 1,000 donated ventilators to his state more
New York gets ventilators in China; Trump wants more thanks  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Chinese government is facilitating a shipment of 1,000 donated ventilators to his state more
China-to-New York ventilator shipment shows supply scramble  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Chinese government is facilitating a shipment of 1,000 donated ventilators to his state more
Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads  ABC NEWS · 9 hours
President Donald Trump says the United States is heading into what he's says could be the its “toughest” weeks as coronavirus cases swell nationwide more
Using sponges to wipe out cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Manzamine A, a natural product derived from certain groups of sponges, can block the growth of cervical cancer cells, report researchers. Manzamine A targets a protein that is highly expressed in many cancers, including cervical cancer,... more
Vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 being tested  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. more
Trump, Dems clash on boosting mail-in voting during pandemic  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
President Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot, as coronavirus pandemic rages in the U.S. and threatens to... more
Rapid infectious disease shifts in Chinese children and adolescents prior to COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Deaths of children and adolescents in China due to infectious diseases were becoming rare prior to the covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study. more
Indonesia covers up to protect orangutans from virus threat  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Poaching and habitat loss have decimated Indonesia's orangutan population, but now coronavirus has emerged as another potential deadly threat to the critically endangered species. more
Possible coronavirus drug identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
A new study has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world can kill the virus within 48 hours. Scientists found that a single dose of the drug, Ivermectin, could stop the SARS-CoV-2 virus growing in cell culture.... more
The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
Turkey’s health minister reported 76 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the country to 501 more
The Latest: DC surpasses 900 coronavirus cases  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
The District of Columbia has announced 145 new positive infections from the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the total up to 902, with six new deaths bringing the total to 15 more
Gov. Cuomo: China sending 1,000 ventilators to New York  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said China is facilitating the shipment of 1,000 ventilators to his state, as it tries to build capacity to deal with a growing number of... more
The Latest: Trudeau plans to talk to Trump on export ban  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he plans to speak to U.S. President Donald Trump about the ban on exporting N95 masks more
The Latest: Lombardy region makes people wear masks outside  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
Italy’s virus-ravaged Lombardy region is now requiring residents to wear a protective mask when they go outside in a bid to further trim infections more
Another cruise ship with virus victims docking in Florida  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Another cruise ship with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, is docking in Florida more
The Latest: Spanish official wants 2-week lockdown extension  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
The Prime Minister of Spain will will Parliament to extend the country’s state of emergency another two weeks to battle the new coronavirus outbreak more
The Latest: Spain starting to see slowdown in new cases  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says the country is starting to see a slowdown in new coronavirus cases more
Mormons hold crowd-less conference to prevent virus spread  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ twice-annual conference will kick off Saturday without anyone attending in person to watch speeches from top leaders as the faith takes precautions to avoid... more
Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus grows  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
Authorities are clamoring to secure additional body storage wherever possible as U.S. officials estimate the death toll from the coronavirus could reach as high as 240,000 more
Lives Lost: Detroit woman, mother of 4, loved ballroom dance  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Laneeka Barksdale, who died at 47 from coronavirus, was the mother of four children, including a 7-year-old more
Hunt for medical supplies creates marketplace of desperation  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Intense global demand to get protective equipment for doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus battle is prompting states and hospitals to compete against themselves in a shady marketplace... more
Front-line medical staff deaths grow, highlight virus risks  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
Air raid sirens sounded across China and flags flew at half staff in a tribute to victims of the coronavirus pandemic, including the health care “martyrs” who have died while fighting to... more
Why the coronavirus slipped past disease detectives  LIVE SCIENCE · 15 hours
Groups of scientists tasked with identifying pandemic-prone microbes like the novel coronavirus were stretched too far and thin. more
A mounting casualty of coronavirus crisis: Health care jobs  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Tens of thousands of U.S. medical workers are suddenly out of work as casualties of measures to prioritize coronavirus patients at hospitals and of the economic troubles the crisis is... more
The Latest: Britain releasing 4,000 inmates to stop spread  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
Britain is temporarily releasing about 4,000 inmates to ease crowding and try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus in prisons more
New York has been crushed by COVID-19. Will other US cities be spared?  LIVE SCIENCE · 16 hours
The number of coronavirus cases continue to shoot up in New York City, and are overwhelming the city's health care systems. Other... more
Deep-sea worms and bacteria team up to harvest methane  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Scientists at Caltech and Occidental College have discovered a methane-fueled symbiosis between worms and bacteria at the bottom of the sea, shedding new light on the ecology of deep-sea environments. more
Deaths of doctors, nurses highlight virus risks they run  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
Air raid sirens sounded across China and flags flew at half staff in a tribute Saturday to victims of the coronavirus pandemic including the health care “martyrs” who have died... more
Study identifies new temperature sensing mechanism in plants  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
A protein called phytochrome B, which can sense light and temperature, triggers plant growth and controls flowering time. How it does so is not fully understood. more
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover gets its wheels and air brakes  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Final assembly and testing of NASA's Perseverance rover continues at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as the July launch window approaches. In some of the last steps required... more
Remote control operation removes tiger's collar in India  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
A delicate remote control operation to remove a tracking collar from a tiger on an epic 13-month trek through India has been carried out to avoid the device choking the animal. more
Hungary imposes new taxes on retail chains and banks  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
The Hungarian government says it will impose new taxes on multinational retail chains and banks to boost state budget revenues needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic more
The Latest: U.S. Embassy in Russia tries get Americans home  ABC NEWS · 18 hours
The U.S. Embassy in Russia is trying to arrange a charter flight to repatriate Americans more
The Latest: first case confirmed in the Falkland Islands  ABC NEWS · 21 hours
The first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the Falkland Islands more
The Latest: Britain may ease lockdown measures by end of May  ABC NEWS · 22 hours
A scientist advising the British government on the coronavirus pandemic says it might be possible to loosen some lockdown measures by the end of May more
African elite who once sought treatment abroad are grounded  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
The coronavirus could narrow one gaping inequality in Africa, where heads of state and other elite jet off to Europe or Asia for health care unavailable in their own nations more
The Latest: Newborn twins named Corona and Covid  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
A couple in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh have named their newborn twins Corona and Covid more
Antibody recovered from SARS survivor reveals potential vulnerability of new coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at the root... more
Pandemic hurts ability of nations to face natural disasters  ABC NEWS · 1 day
The virus outbreak is compromising the ability of nations to prepare for natural disasters and deal with the aftermath more
The Latest: Pakistan receives $200 million from World Bank  ABC NEWS · 1 day
The World Bank has given Pakistan $200 million in aid to help the most vulnerable as the country deals with the coronavirus pandemic more
Trial drug offers hope to block early infection of novel coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
An international team led by University of British Columbia researcher Dr. Josef Penninger has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses... more
Military recruiting struggles as enlistment stations close  ABC NEWS · 1 day
America's armed services are finding it harder to bring in new recruits as the worsening coronavirus forces families and communities to hunker down, even as the country turns increasingly to the military for help more
The Latest: UN to decide in month whether to delay meeting  ABC NEWS · 1 day
The president of the United Nations General Assembly says the 193-member world body will make a decision in the coming month on whether to delay the... more
New family of molecules to join altered receptors in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
An article published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry shows a new family of molecules with high affinity to join imidazoline receptors,... more
Competition for supplies sharpening as pandemic worsens  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Scarce supplies of medical equipment are leading to growing competition within the U_S_ and among nations, in what one French politician called a “worldwide treasure hunt.” more
I-Form uses 3D printing to provide PPE for health professionals fighting COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing (www.i-form.ie), is using its expertise in additive manufacturing (3D printing) to provide much-needed PPE (personal protective... more
South Australian researchers make rapid progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2... more
Australian scientists identify possible coronavirus drug  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A collaborative study led by Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity, has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world kills the virus... more
Some states receive masks with dry rot, broken ventilators  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Some states and cities that have been shipped masks, gloves, ventilators and other essential equipment from the nation’s medical stockpile to fight the coronavirus have gotten an unwelcome surprise: the... more
Study of rare genetic disorder that causes severe eyesight problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Nagano prefecture is home to a group of people effected with a rare genetic neurodegenerative disorder called familial amyloid polyneuropathies. This disease impacts the gene encoding protein transthyretin... more
Researchers develop a computer simulator that helps study evolution of COVID-19 in Europe  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A team of Spanish researchers have designed and validated a simulator to enable study of the evolution of the COVID-19 illness in... more
Virological findings from Germany's first group of COVID-19 patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
In early February, research teams from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, München Klinik Schwabing and the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology published initial findings describing the efficient transmission of SARS-CoV-2. more
Hawaii: Delay international military drill over virus  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Hawaii's governor says he will ask the U.S. military to postpone the world’s largest maritime exercises because of the coronavirus pandemic more
First genome sequences of SARS-CoV-2 viruses in Austria openly available  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The first 21 SARS-CoV-2 genomes in Austria have now been completed and published within the scope of the “Mutational Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2” project recently launched by CeMM, the... more
Wisconsin limps toward Tuesday election despite virus fears  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Wisconsin is lurching toward a spring primary election on Tuesday despite widespread concern about in-person voting during the coronavirus crisis more
Appeals court refuses to block extended voting in Wisconsin  ABC NEWS · 1 day
A federal appeals court has refused to block extended absentee voting deadlines for Wisconsin’s presidential primary more
Fox News’ Jesse Watters said travel bans ‘more critical in saving lives’ than COVID testing. He’s wrong.  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Defending President Donald Trump's coronavirus response, Fox News commentator Jesse Watters highlighted federal efforts... more
The Latest: South Korea extends guidelines to slow spread  ABC NEWS · 1 day
South Korea has extended government guidelines urging people to social distance to slow the spread of the coronavirus for two weeks as infections continue to grow in the densely populated... more
Trump administration uses wartime powers to be first in line on medical supplies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The Trump administration quietly invoked the Defense Production Act to force medical suppliers in Texas and Colorado to sell to it first... more
Deaths of Chinese children, adolescents from infectious diseases prior to COVID-19 found to be rare  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Deaths of children and adolescents in China due to infectious diseases were becoming rare prior to the COVID-19... more
COVID-19: Guidance to support healthcare staff having difficult conversations about end of life  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A Loughborough University academic is providing guidance to clinicians who are likely to be having - and training people who will have... more
IRB Barcelona and Amazon join forces to develop computational tool in the fight against COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
There are currently more than 10,000 scientific articles related to coronavirus infections. In fact, in recent weeks, research... more
The Latest: Trump says admin doing its best for New York  ABC NEWS · 1 day
President Donald Trump says his administration is “doing our best for New York” even as Governor Andrew Cuomo warns the state is in danger of not... more
'Disaster' feared if sick moved to California nursing homes  ABC NEWS · 1 day
A California directive that could open the way for some patients sickened with COVID-19 to be sent from overburdened hospitals to nursing homes is being criticized by industry officials who... more
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