Better coronavirus care, younger patients means fewer will die, Gottlieb says

Better coronavirus care, younger patients means fewer will die, Gottlieb says

As the coronavirus infects younger people and doctors learn to provide better care to patients, the death rate of Covid-19 could drop in coming weeks, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Tuesday. A number of governors, including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, have said young […]
What it means to come into close contact with a coronavirus case

What it means to come into close contact with a coronavirus case

A worker administers a test to a passenger at a drive-through site to collect samples for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic testing in Leesburg, Virginia, May 20, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters One of the components of contact tracing programs public health...
What it means if you lose your sense of taste and smell

What it means if you lose your sense of taste and smell

At the Din Tai Fung restaurant masked workers make spinach and pork dumplings on March 17, 2020 in Taipei, Taiwan. Paula Bronstein | Getty Images If tests are not available, a loss of taste and smell could be the best way to detect whether someone has contracted the...
What the global response means for the climate crisis

What the global response means for the climate crisis

A protester holds a globe-shaped sign reading “Save Me” during the “Fridays for Future” demonstration in Berlin during a protest for climate action on September 20, 2019, part of a global climate action day. David Gannon | AFP | Getty Images...