Live Coronavirus News and Updates
on May 29, 2020 at 9:41 pm
New York City could start reopening on June 8, the governor said. Economists say that the path ahead for the economy is wildly uncertain. The president plans to resume in-person fundraising.
Coronavirus Live World Updates: Israel, India, W.H.O., Moscow
on May 29, 2020 at 9:40 pm
Baghdad has shut down again; Israel might as well. India has been loosening restrictions despite a surge, and it is unclear if the government will extend remaining limits this weekend.
It’s Not Whether You Were Exposed to the Virus. It’s How Much.
by Apoorva Mandavilli on May 29, 2020 at 7:20 pm
The pathogen is proving a familiar adage: The dose makes the poison.
C.D.C. Suggests Big Changes to Offices: Temperature Checks and Desk Shields
by Matt Richtel on May 29, 2020 at 6:53 pm
Temperature checks, desk shields and no public transit: The guidelines would remake office life. Some may decide it’s easier to keep employees at home.
Margaret Maughan, Medal-Winning Wheelchair Athlete, Dies at 91
by Katharine Q. Seelye on May 29, 2020 at 5:18 pm
Paralyzed from the waist down, she won gold in archery and swimming at the first Paralympic Games in 1960 and became an advocate of sports as therapy.
The Birds Are Not on Lockdown, and More People Are Watching Them
by Jacey Fortin on May 29, 2020 at 4:37 pm
Bird-watching has surged in popularity during the pandemic. It’s easy to start, and you can do it anywhere — even from inside, and even in urban spaces.
Testing Is Key to Beating Coronavirus, Right? Japan Has Other Ideas
by Ben Dooley and Makiko Inoue on May 29, 2020 at 4:25 pm
The country has reported fewer deaths than other major nations and ended a state of emergency even while maintaining a low testing rate.
Coronavirus Epidemics Began Later Than Believed, Study Concludes
by Carl Zimmer on May 29, 2020 at 3:55 pm
In Washington State and Italy, the first confirmed cases were not linked to the outbreaks that followed, the analysis found. The epidemics were seeded later.
Scientists Question Validity of Major Hydroxychloroquine Study
by Roni Caryn Rabin on May 29, 2020 at 2:51 pm
Experts are demanding verification of data and methods used in a study of malaria drugs used to treat Covid-19. The study suggested the drugs may have increased deaths.