Disease and Medical Conditions

A guide on how doctors decide who gets a COVID-19 test, why celebrities get them without symptoms and more.
New data suggests problems like nausea and diarrhea may be some of the first COVID-19 symptoms.
The man and his wife drank a fish tank cleaner containing chloroquine, which the president has touted as a treatment despite a lack of scientific evidence.
Scientists say there isn’t a simple answer.
Breaking down the disease's name, along with symptoms and how to slow the spread of the illness.
Tests performed by scientists in the U.S. also found that the virus can be detected up to three hours in the air.
It's far too soon to predict whether the virus ultimately winds up worse than the flu or about the same.
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The virus likely spread undetected for weeks due to strict testing restrictions set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a scientist pointed out.
Past outbreaks might offer insight into whether the spread of the COVID-19 virus will continue in the spring.
"This is Rare Disease Week and I learned the hard way ... that most medical folks haven't encountered them and simply won’t be able to help when issues arise."
After undergoing surgery and a course of chemotherapy, Julie Walters said she was doing "really well."
Liu Zhiming had mobilized all the hospital's resources to deal with thousands of sick people. He's at least the seventh health worker to die of the disease.
Dr. Li Wenliang was reprimanded by police for "spreading rumors" about the deadly virus, which he contracted himself.
“We must all act together now to limit further spread,” said the WHO's director-general of the virus that has already spread to 18 countries outside China.
The man is married to the Chicago woman who got sick from the virus after she returned from a trip to Wuhan, China.
The new virus that has sickened dozens and killed two, prompting worries about a new international outbreak.
The singer revealed his diagnosis on Instagram and said he'd be "back and better than ever."
"This study clearly goes against what has been the common wisdom for the last 30, 40 years," said one cardiologist.
The 17-year-old boy is believed to be the first person to undergo such a surgery because of vaping-related illness.