Adult obesity is rising in the United States – with a greater impact on racial and ethnic minorities – a U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report showed, at a time when the health condition is seen causing heightened risk for severe Covid-19.

Shelton, Connecticut-based NanoViricides outlined the company’s approach to developing therapies against Covid-19 at the LD 500 investor conference.

Antibody levels against the novel coronavirus rose and then held steady for up to four months in more than 90% of recovered Covid-19 patients in Iceland, according to a published study.

Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Apple Inc. announced a new system that will enable public health authorities to use smartphones to assist in contact tracing without having to build an app.

First U.S. novel coronavirus reinfection case identified in Nevada study (Reuters) – Researchers for the first time have identified someone in the United States who was reinfected with the novel coronavirus, according to a study that has not yet been reviewed by outside experts. The report, published online, describes a 25-year-old man living in Reno, […]

Two European patients were confirmed to have been re-infected with the coronavirus, raising concerns about people’s immunity to the virus as the world struggles to tame the pandemic.

A roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, the illness caused by the virus.

According to a new study by Worldwide Partners, the effect that Covid-19 is having on digital health adoption is set to be transformative. The survey that was conducted shows technology is playing a crucial and growing role in mitigating the healthcare crisis, especially via telehealth.

Global coronavirus infections passed 14 million, according to a Reuters tally, marking the first time there has been a surge of 1 million cases in under 100 hours.

Australian officials are closing the border between Australia’s two most populous states for an indefinite period as they scramble to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus in the city of Melbourne.