By all accounts, Dr. Rochelle Walensky is a fierce advocate and an empathetic scientist. But C.D.C. advice must be better attuned to the real world, critics say.
A targeted therapy clinical trial enabled a Stage IV lung cancer patient to summit a peak in the Himalayas.
Doctors are reporting additional, minor symptoms that appear several days after people have received their shots.
Administrators and young graduate students have been inoculated at leading research hospitals, contrary to state and federal guidelines.
A woman in Colombia with a rare genetic mutation recently made the ultimate donation to science.
The illness that has afflicted Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder that can unexpectedly flare up.
The federal government must work to ensure adequate supply of the coronavirus drug — and distribute it evenly and transparently.
The technique aims to make a person’s cells churn out proteins that will stimulate the body to fight the coronavirus.
Dermatologists say the lesions should prompt testing for the virus, even though many patients have no other symptoms.
Jim Bello, 49 and healthy, fell gravely ill, highlighting agonizing mysteries of the coronavirus. Doctors’ relentless effort to save him was a roller-coaster of devastating and triumphant twists.
A balance can be found to be both safe and outdoors.
A team of scientists worked around the clock to evaluate 14 antibody tests. A few worked as advertised. Most did not.
Medical interpreters must now work remotely, multiplying the challenges for front-line doctors and non-English-speaking patients.