The number of new coronavirus infections recorded in the US reached 65,551 on Thursday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. It’s the highest single day number of new cases yet recorded, breaking the previous record that was set on Tuesday. The New York Times also recorded a record number […]
The number of coronavirus deaths has topped 500,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University on Sunday. Over 10 million coronavirus cases have been recorded globally, according to the data. The US has recorded the most coronavirus deaths of any country, with more than 125,000. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
As several US states begin to lift lockdown measures, one expert says none of the states currently meet safety criteria that would warrant a reopening. Dr. Caitlin Rivers, a researcher from the Johns Hopkins Centre for Health Security, told the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday that there are no states […]
Tom Inglesby, director of the Johns Hopkins Centre for Health Security, said that the US is likely “near the end of the beginning” of the novel coronavirus pandemic as officials have found a nationwide plateau in new cases of the virus each day. Despite promising indicators of new cases and […]
Experts from Harvard and Johns Hopkins, as well as the former FDA commissioner, have each released their plans for how to reopen the country safely. The plans suggest the US will need to massively ramp-up its disease testing and tracing capabilities to allow people to return to work and school. […]
Ana Jiménez Cruz’s mother is a nurse, and father is a surgeon, bringing affection in the family-of-three to a halt as Spain faces an escalating coronavirus outbreak. Cruz, 18, said her parents ditch their coats and footwear outside the house at the end of their workday, and scrub their hands […]
Many healthcare workers are facing the strain of fighting the coronavirus at work while scrambling to figure out childcare for their children, as daycare facilities and schools shut down. Students at medical schools like the University of Minnesota, Dartmouth, and Johns Hopkins have created student-led initiatives to offer voluntary babysitting […]
The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed more than 5,000 people worldwide and infected at least 136,000. The illness, COVID-19, can pass from person to person, and experts are rushing to study it and stop it from spreading further. Some tools are emerging that track the virus, […]
A group of Johns Hopkins University scientists wrote in a recent journal article that psilocybin, the active ingredient in psychedelic magic mushrooms, has a low risk of harm and a high potential as a therapeutic drug. There’s been a resurgence of interest lately in psychedelics’ therapeutic potential for a variety […]
A soldier whose genitals were devastated by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world’s first full penis transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The transplant included the penis, scrotum, and part of the abdominal wall. The surgery took 14 hours and was conducted by 11 surgeons. Surgeons at […]
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