Published: May 25, 2021
The threat that emerging infectious diseases poses to global health and the economy, trade, and tourism never ceases. Up until April 2021, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused more than 150 million cases and more than 3.16 million deaths worldwide.
Published: November 13, 2020
Covid's long, dark winter has already arrived in the upper Midwest, as cases and deaths surge, snatching lives, overwhelming hospitals, exhausting health-care providers and raising fears that the region's medical system will be completely overwhelmed in the coming days.
Published: March 17, 2020
Dozens of health care workers have fallen ill with covid-19 and more are quarantined after exposure to the virus, an expected but worrisome development as the U.S. health system girds for an anticipated surge in infections.