The state is seeing record case numbers, adding to evidence that the virus is poised to thrive as the weather grows colder.
Exhaustion and impatience are creating new risks as cases soar in parts of the world. “They have had enough,” one U.S. mayor said of her residents.
The Sweet 16 party, at a Long Island catering hall, led to a flare-up that sickened dozens and forced 270 into quarantine, officials said.
Since President Trump’s Covid diagnosis, numerous associates have tested positive, but the White House has not aggressively investigated the outbreak.
The president made a surprise outing from his hospital bed in an effort to show his improvement, but the murky and shifting narrative of his illness was rewritten again with grim new details.
Tracing is seen as a vital tool to avoid lockdowns and open economies, but that requires a robust system, widespread rapid testing and public trust. All are lacking in the West.
The rate of death went down in patients over 65. Researchers also found that children of all ages became infected and spread the virus to others.
Spam calls and scammers are more than annoying; they’re hindering efforts to track the coronavirus.
Nearly all the buildings remained open, following city guidelines that say only those schools with two cases in different classrooms will shut.
The virus isn’t going away, but a vaccine is coming and so is an election.
Surging demand following the reopening of schools has generated a backlog of 185,000 tests, just as the pace of infections threatens to explode.
Protections like wearing masks, which have proved divisive in the United States, are now widespread on the continent, helping people get on with their lives with calculated risk.
Many thousands of American lives would have been saved.
Yet another change in rules for players who were exposed to a player who tested positive for coronavirus caused the top women’s doubles team to be defaulted.
Kristina Mladenovic was so close to a dominant victory. After it fell apart, she said that the restrictions she faced because of another player’s positive virus test had taken a toll.
The tech giants said states could soon send notices directly to smartphones asking people to opt in to the technology, which helps trace the coronavirus.
Universities are pioneering technology that could help society combat the pandemic.
The usual diagnostic tests may simply be too sensitive and too slow to contain the spread of the virus.
What have we learned about how to prepare for it?
With nations determined to return to in-person learning, many will have trouble matching Germany’s formula: fast and free testing, robust contact tracing and low community spread.
U.S. islands in the Caribbean and the Pacific have growing cases of the coronavirus, which can spike even in places far removed from urban centers when controls are relaxed.
The Mets’ limited coronavirus infection showed it was probably inevitable it would hit a New York team. When they return, though, they are a team worth watching.
The annual rally in Sturgis, S.D., drew hundreds of thousands of people. It will be challenging to track any coronavirus outbreak as bikers return to their home states.
The sustained low rate of infection has surprised local health officials. But a resurgence may be inevitable, despite the state’s and city’s best efforts.
Classes will start remotely. But the nation’s second-largest school district has perhaps the most ambitious plan to test students and employees for the coronavirus.
For the first time during the pandemic, the United States saw a downward trend in the number of coronavirus tests conducted each day.
A new report from South Korea throws into question an earlier finding regarding transmission by older children.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revived her “go hard, go early” approach as officials grapple with a mysterious cluster that might have originated in a frozen food warehouse.
As the coronavirus spread on the Fort Apache reservation in Arizona, medical teams sought out residents who might have been exposed. The effort paid off in unexpected ways.
After months of complaints about its centralized, privatized system, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government says resources will be diverted to local public health authorities.
Convincing infected people to open up means helping them confront deeply held concerns about deportation or job loss.
The solutions to combating the coronavirus are no mystery. It’s time to do this right.
To save lives, and save the economy, we need another lockdown.
Dr. Oxiris Barbot resigned her post after clashes between health officials and the mayor over the city’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.
When my husband’s cousin tested positive, all of the months of pandemic headlines converged.
The resignation of Dr. Oxiris Barbot, the commissioner since 2018, came after Mayor Bill de Blasio stripped her agency of a key virus tracing program.
As countries consider back-to-school strategies for the fall, a coronavirus outbreak at a Jerusalem high school offers a cautionary tale.
She and other top health officials in the Trump administration warn states of a deepening spread of the coronavirus, in both rural and urban areas.
New studies in Europe and Asia suggest that riding public transportation is not a major source of transmission for the coronavirus.
After a stumbling start, the country has gone from being a global pariah to a model — however imperfect — of viral containment that holds lessons for its neighbors and for the United States.
Inadequate testing and protracted delays in producing results have crippled tracking and hampered efforts to contain major outbreaks.
Thursday: A conversation about navigating risk today. Also: Teachers push for limits, and Los Angeles basketball is almost back.
The contact tracers said the program was confusing and disorganized in its first six weeks, leaving them fearful that their work would not have an impact on the virus.
“Honestly, I don’t even really see the point in getting tested,” said one New Yorker who has waited nearly two weeks, with still no results.
A plan to gather federal data even without the federal government’s help.
Our pandemic fight requires prompt testing results — and singular cooperation among the states to achieve them.
The escalating crisis in Texas shows how the chronic underfunding of public health has put America on track for the worst coronavirus response in the developed world.
A comprehensive shutdown may be required in much of the country.
Before public health officials can manage the pandemic, they must deal with a broken data system that sends incomplete results in formats they can’t easily use.
Pittsburgh, a sister city to Wuhan, China, saw only modest cases for months. In the last two weeks, cases are suddenly soaring.