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Your Coronavirus Test Is Positive. Maybe It Shouldn’t Be.

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Some of the nation’s leading public health experts are raising a new concern in the endless debate over coronavirus testing…

One Meeting in Boston Seeded Tens of Thousands of Infections, Study Finds

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On Feb. 26, 175 executives at the biotech company Biogen gathered at a Boston hotel for the first night of a conference.…

When covid-19 becomes a chronic illness

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The symptoms began in March, says Laura, a British woman in her mid-20s. At first covid-19 felt like a bad case of…

What Happens When COVID-19 Collides With Flu Season?

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Many questions remain about how flu season might affect the pandemic, and vice versa. For example, would coinfection with…

What if ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Closer Than Scientists Thought?

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We’ve known from the beginning how the end will arrive. Eventually, the coronavirus will be unable to find enough susceptible…

The Plan That Could Give Us Our Lives Back

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mina is a professor of epidemiology at Harvard, where he studies the diagnostic testing of infectious diseases. He…
Can a Nice Doctor Make Treatments More Effective?

Can a Nice Doctor Make Treatments More Effective?

In the age of the internet, it’s easier than ever to pull together lots of information to find the best doctor. And if…
Is It Healthy to Study in Bed?

Is It Healthy to Study in Bed?

With extracurriculars, academics and a social life to maintain, goal-oriented students have to squeeze time from their hectic…
H.I.V. Is Reported Cured in a Second Patient, a Milestone in the Global AIDS Epidemic

H.I.V. Is Reported Cured in a Second Patient, a Milestone in the Global AIDS Epidemic

For just the second time since the global epidemic began, a patient appears to have been cured of infection with H.I.V.,…

Health & Medicine

A New Study Questions Whether Masks Protect Wearers. You Need to Wear Them Anyway.

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Researchers in Denmark reported on Wednesday that surgical masks did not protect the wearers against infection with…

Why It’s a Big Deal If the First Covid Vaccine Is ‘Genetic’

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ON MONDAY MORNING, when representatives from the drug company Pfizer said that its Covid-19 vaccine appears…

Navy Research Confirms Need for Strict Coronavirus Testing Protocols

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Young, healthy people who contract the coronavirus are often asymptomatic, very rarely need hospital care and can transmit…

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