One U.K. trial is transforming COVID-19 treatment. Why haven’t others delivered more results?

A World Health Organization–led global trial of treatments for COVID-19 was slow to enroll coronavirus-infected people, like this one in a Spanish intensive care unit, whereas a large trial in the United Kingdom quickly produced results for three treatments. […]

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Official Estimates Say 8% of The US Has Already Been Infected With The Coronavirus

Between five and eight percent of the total US population has experienced infection with the new coronavirus , a top health body said Thursday as it warned pregnant women were at higher risk of getting severe COVID-19 . The […]

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Disparate impact Covid-19 threatens Europe’s success at fighting inequality

Editor’s note: Some of our covid-19 coverage is free for readers of The Economist Today , our daily newsletter . For more stories and our pandemic tracker, see our coronavirus hub CARNIVAL SEASON in the southern Netherlands is a […]

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