Coronavirus Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis
on August 10, 2020 at 1:59 am
Trump’s unilateral economic relief actions come under fire. Ohio’s governor urges use of rapid tests, but with caution after his false positive.
Salmonella Cases Linked to Onions Increase to Nearly 900
by Christina Morales on August 10, 2020 at 12:21 am
Grocery chains, including Publix and Giant Eagle, have recalled onions supplied by Thomson International and products that may contain the onions.
Brazil Reaches Milestone of More Than 100,000 Covid-19 Deaths and 3 Million Cases
on August 9, 2020 at 2:33 pm
President Trump signed executive measures for pandemic relief as stimulus talks stalled. And Brazil reached two coronavirus milestones: more than 100,000 deaths and more than three million cases.
Following One Contact Tracer on the Trail of the Virus
by Jo Becker on August 9, 2020 at 12:45 pm
With over 200,000 cases in Los Angeles County alone, contact tracers like Radhika Kumar have their work cut out for them.
Coronavirus and Weddings: Take It Seriously
by Alyson Krueger on August 9, 2020 at 11:34 am
Despite precautions, the coronavirus has swept through a number of weddings, large and small, infecting guests and vendors.
C.D.C. Closes Some Offices Over Bacteria Discovery
by Max Horberry on August 8, 2020 at 4:25 pm
The move highlights the risk of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks when buildings are reopened after coronavirus lockdowns.
Trump Vows to Issue Executive Orders if Coronavirus Relief Talks Collapse
on August 8, 2020 at 12:04 pm
New York’s governor said schools could reopen for in-person instruction, but he left the details up to the districts. Africa surpasses a million confirmed cases, though the real number may be higher.
Fast, Less Accurate Coronavirus Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say
by Katherine J. Wu on August 7, 2020 at 9:25 pm
Experts are revising their views on the best methods to detect infections, setting aside long-held standards so that the spread of the virus can be more quickly tracked and contained.
Why the Coronavirus Is More Likely to ‘Superspread’ Than the Flu
by Katherine J. Wu on August 7, 2020 at 8:48 pm
Most people won’t spread the virus widely. The few who do are probably in the wrong place at the wrong time in their infection, new models suggest.