Pediatricians show their mettle as coronavirus sweeps the nation, 21 Apr 2020.
5-year-old with rare complication becomes first Michigan child to die of COVID-19, 20 Apr 2020.
N95 mask creator comes out of retirement to help determine how to disinfect masks, 19 Apr 2020.
US death toll now over 40000 but NY state is hopeful they are just beyond peak, 19 Apr 2020.
California sees cleaner streets and fewer accident-caused death due to shelter in place order, 18 Apr 2020.
Large-scale COVID-19 antibody testing study launched in California, 12 Apr 2020.
Dr. Fauci says "a real degree of normality" may come by November as New York COVID-19 ICU admissions dip for the first time, 11 Apr 2020.
Why a coronavirus vaccine could take way longer than a year, 10 Apr 2020.
NYT on kids and cloth face masks, 9 Apr 2020.
Roll Call report that advocates for kids are pressuring government to do more for them during the pandemic, 9 Apr 2020.
New York Times reports on the spread of COVID-19 to rural America, 8 Apr 2020.
U.S. children with coronavirus are less hard hit than adults, first data shows, 6 Apr 2020. CDC analysis of 2,572 cases found 3 deaths. Babies seem more vulnerable, but the data was incomplete.
A tiger Is slightly sick with the coronavirus. Your cats are probably OK, 6 Apr 2020. Scientists are still trying to understand which animals may be susceptible to the new coronavirus. Much is unknown, but there’s no evidence so far that pets can spread the virus to people.
WHO reminds us that young people may also suffer severely from COVID-19, 3 Apr 2020.
Dr Fauci chats with Coach K on COVID-19, 3 Apr 2020.
Graphs of COVID-19 (updated daily), 1 Apr 2020.
In rural America, cops are delivering groceries to vulnerable residents, 1 Apr 2020.
South Korea now has more recovered cases than active cases and a steadily declining curve, 28 Mar 2020.
United States regulators have endorsed a new quick test from Abbott Laboratories for diagnosing COVID-19, 27 Mar 2020. This molecular test is similar to ones done in labs. The platform is already in use in clinics across the US to diagnose strep throat, flu, and RSV. Using the same tabletop machine, providers will be able to quickly diagnose COVID-19.
Although most patients who get seriously ill or die are older, young people can also be seriously affected, 27 Mar 2020.
Iceland has tested a large number of its citizens per capita and found half have no symptoms, 25 Mar 2020.
Italy remains hard hit, but may be showing a decline in its number of cases (Italian), 25 Mar 2020.
CNBC reports CEO of diagnostic kit claims testing is still not rolled out to the necessary level, 23 Mar 2020.
Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, announces closure of all non-essential businesses, 23 Mar 2020.
Gilead, the maker of remdesivir, an antiviral drug that is being tested for efficacy against COVID-19, reports that it is prioritizing provision of the drug for clinical trials and for certain infected patients, including severely ill pregnant women and children, 23 Mar 2020.
CEO of 3M discusses ramping up of PPE production and distribution—prioritizing masks, including N95s, for medical providers, 22 Mar 2020.
WBAL reports first child infected with COVID-19 in Maryland, 20 Mar 2020.
Report on lower severity of COVID-19 disease in children, 20 Mar 2020.
How vulnerable are children to the new coronavirus?, 10 Mar 2020.