Coronavirus

Research Corner: Masks, Flint and Primary Care

Physician and economist Bapu Jena discusses a pair of interesting new health policy research papers with implications for COVID-19, primary care and more. 

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Becoming a Doctor

Medical interns across the nation are starting their first days as doctors. One resident’s hopes and fears before her first shift in the COVID ICU.

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Navigating Risk

With COVID-19 cases surging across the nation, how can Americans fight their coronavirus fatigue while staying safe?

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Dealing with DACA and COVID

What the Supreme Court’s decision protecting DACA means to one recipient caring for those most vulnerable to COVID-19.

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Prognosis: Understanding Silent Spreaders

Bloomberg senior editor Jason Gale digs into what we know — and don’t know — about asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19, also known as “silent spreaders.”

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Hard to Reach

New data suggest undocumented immigrants aren’t being tested enough for COVID-19. What’s standing in the way, and what’s being done to address it?

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California Dreamin’

Early on, California was conducting just 2,000 coronavirus tests a day. Now the state is up to 60,000. How did they ramp up testing?

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Home Sweet Hospital

With business models upended by COVID-19, hospitals are dusting off a decades-old model for bringing acute care into patients’ homes.

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Science Under Pressure

Sites known as preprint servers post research in mere days. That speed has advantages during a health crisis, but it also comes with risks.

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Masking Problems

How racism makes wearing a mask in public much more complicated for one black doctor.

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