Mapping the Coronavirus Outbreak Across the World

Tracking Covid-19 Global New Cases Travel Restrictions Cases in the U.S. U.S. State Projections Testing data as of April 23 2020, 5:20 AM EDT Sources: OECD for number of hospital beds ( 2016 for the U.S., 2017 for other […]

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India coronavirus: The ‘mystery’ of low Covid-19 death rates

More than 800 people have died of Covid-19 in India The global media reports are a mixture of relief and bafflement. They talk about the “mystery behind India’s lower death rates” from the Covid-19 infection, and say that India […]

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Virologist Explains What The Coronavirus Does to Your Body That Makes It So Deadly

COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Coronaviruses belong to a group of viruses that infect animals, from peacocks to whales. They’re named for the bulb-tipped spikes that project from the virus’s surface and give the appearance of a corona surrounding it. A coronavirus infection usually plays out […]

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Rapid COVID-19 escalation pushes world past 900,000 cases

As the global total passed 900,000 COVID-19 cases today, the World Health Organization (WHO) director-general said he is deeply concerned about the rapid escalation in cases and the wide reach of the virus, which now threatens to bear down on low-income countries with fragile health systems. Spurred mainly by […]

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