Fears of a ‘Twindemic’ Recede as Flu Lies Low

Despite early worries, flu patients are not competing with Covid-19 patients for ventilators, and the threat of dueling outbreaks may be waning.

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Can This Thermometer Help America Reopen Safely?

With no coronavirus cure or vaccine, early detection of outbreaks is crucial. This tool could help.

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The Costly Toll of Florida Not Shutting Down Spring Break During Coronavirus

People got sick — and some died — after attending crowded parties and theme parks in Florida as the coronavirus spread.

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What’s Next in the War on Covid-19?

After this wave of infections, brace yourself for more waves.

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Rational Panic About Co, but Also Rational Hope

We need to recognize any signposts leading up and out.

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Can Smart Thermometers Track the Spread of the Coronavirus?

A company that makes internet-connected thermometers has followed the flu more closely than the C.D.C. can. Now the devices may be turning up cases of Covid-19.

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