After the Food and Drug Administration opened the door for authorized companies and labs to do virus testing, dozens of options are emerging. We are updating this guide regularly with what we learn about the state of testing and treatment across the U.S.
Coronavirus patients are confronting steep medical bills, prompting a renewed push by lawmakers for possible legislative fixes that may come too late—if at all—for many people in the pandemic.
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At least 1,109 nursing-home residents have died from the new coronavirus in New York state, showing the pandemic’s impact on the state’s most vulnerable population.
Philosophy can help us navigate the moral dilemmas of the Covid-19 crisis.
Hackers have used a number of ransomware variants to attack hospitals and health-care facilities in multiple countries, adding to medical providers’ concerns as they confront the coronavirus pandemic, according to Interpol.
More than 9,000 U.S. health-care workers have contracted the new coronavirus and nearly three-quarters of them are women, according to federal data released Tuesday.
Johnson & Johnson’s financial forecast is weaker after Covid-19, but investors should view that as a sign of strength.
Hundreds of health-care workers around New York have made alternate living arrangements as they battle the coronavirus outbreak, and officials are starting programs that can keep them from potentially infecting loved ones at home.
Vaccination drives for polio, measles and other diseases are paused, raising fears that other epidemics could surge in the developing world.
As key staff members while their Maryland hospital feels the strain, they balance professional and private risks.
Lawmakers hit an impasse over what should be included in the next tranche of coronavirus assistance—with Republicans and Democrats rejecting each other’s plans and leaving uncertain when more aid would be approved.
Joe Biden made an early effort to unite Democrats behind his White House bid Thursday, announcing two new policy proposals related to health care and education that came out of conversations between his campaign and aides to Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Get comfortable with the technology you’ll be using, and have relevant medical devices and logs at hand.
Embattled rural hospitals, some on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis, stand to lose out on billions of dollars in federal aid, with industry experts worried that financial lifelines could come too late—or not at all.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is experiencing “serious” shortages of protective gear for medical workers treating coronavirus patients, according to memos shared with The Wall Street Journal.
Utilities, health care and consumer staples are seen holding up better than other sectors.
Group founded by L.A. Times owner Patrick Soon-Shiong won approval as the lead bidder to acquire St. Vincent from the hospital’s bankrupt owner, Verity Health System of California Inc.
Italy is undercounting thousands of deaths caused by the virus in the areas worst hit by the pandemic, a WSJ analysis shows, indicating the human toll may end up being much greater than official data indicate.
In West Virginia, hospitals are bracing for an influx of older and sicker coronavirus patients, straining already limited rural resources. “This is a recipe for really bad things to happen.”