Latest from William Wan
Companies racing to bring the tests to the wider U.S. market must make them more accurate and easier to use before they can meet federal guidelines that would allow sales directly to consumers.
  • Oct 24, 2020
Hospitalizations are rising so quickly many facilities in the Midwest have already become overwhelmed. And the number of deaths nationally has crested above 1,000 in recent days.
  • Oct 23, 2020
The rising numbers are especially concerning because they set the stage for an even greater surge this winter when the virus will be helped by drier conditions and people spending more time indoors.
  • Oct 13, 2020
The new antigen tests are cheap and easy to use. But the White House’s hands-off approach in distributing them has sown confusion and concern, state officials say.
  • Sep 29, 2020
Alzheimer's and dementia have killed 13,200 more people than expected during pandemic. Doctors believe isolation has caused widespread deterioration. From the doorway of nursing home, one man fights to save his wife.
  • Sep 16, 2020
More than 75 percent of children dying from covid-19 are minorities, a finding that echoes disproportionate death rates among adults.
  • Sep 15, 2020
E-cigarette use overall dropped from 28 percent to 20 percent among high schoolers even as the percent who appear addicted increased.
  • Sep 9, 2020
Los expertos afirman que el impacto global y el carácter prolongado sin precedentes de la pandemia amenazan con expandir la tasa de insomnio crónico.
  • Sep 6, 2020
The new model forecasts that the global toll from the coronavirus pandemic could triple by then, with an additional 1.9 million deaths.
  • Sep 4, 2020
Coronavirus could create a new population of insomniacs, experts say, along with risks around productivity, hypertension and depression.
  • Sep 3, 2020