A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 1 million globally.
Answers to your COVID-19 questions about how to handle Halloween trick-or-treaters, whether it's safe to eat in a restaurant's outdoor bubble and whether you can be infected through your ear canal.
Here are the positions of the two candidates on issues ranging from the Mexico City policy (involving abortion services) to refugees to membership in the World Health Organization.
Europe has been battling rising case counts, setting a record last week for new cases reported. Spain and France surpassed the 1 million case mark within hours of each other.
On an eight-hour Emirates flight, with mask-wearing enforced, a whopping 27 coronavirus-positive people boarded the plane in Dubai. Guess how many passengers got infected?
Regeneron — the pharmaceutical company developing COVID-19 treatments — has received FDA approval for the first drug aimed at another infectious disease that's been in the headlines.
Under the lockdown, nonessential retail businesses will be closed, and restaurants and bars will be takeout only. Residents are to stay within about a 3-mile radius of their homes.
Proponents say that such controversial "human challenge" studies can speed up vaccine development. But others cite ethical concerns.
The implications for a child's health are not yet known. The study's authors urge people not to panic — and stress the need for more research.
The agency, also known as the United Nations Children's Fund, plans to distribute up to 1 billion syringes by 2021.
With the flu season looming, the rate of new cases in the U.S. and other countries is rising at rates not seen in months.
The patriarch/peace activist was assassinated in Somalia. His wife and 3 daughters fled. Mom (and one child) returned to build on his work. Now they've won the Aurora Prize — which has its own twist.
The world is fortunate to have many dedicated professionals dedicated to combating the coronavirus. Here are portraits of three women from far corners of the globe who are playing a key role.
Palestinian politician Saeb Erekat is in critical but stable condition in Hadassah Hospital, where he has been moved after reportedly testing positive for coronavirus earlier this month.
The diagnosis — delivered at a distance of 6 feet in the doctor's office — was a shock. It brought back memories of my work in the Ebola ward. Then as now, an intimate touch was a rare thing.