Disease and Medical Conditions

Scientists are developing drugs to stop the coronavirus. Here's what's promising and what isn't, from plasma or antibody infusions to hydroxychloroquine and more.
U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication.
Blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and dangerous blockages in the legs and lungs are increasingly being found in COVID-19 patients, including some children.
The injections, which include a few different types of COVID-19 antibodies, may provide short-term protection from the disease if they work.
Experts say disease contact tracing is needed in order to lift coronavirus lockdowns. Here's what that is and what it will look like.
Children are being hospitalized with pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, which seems to be linked to coronavirus.
Here's what experts know about recuperating from symptoms of mild or severe cases of COVID-19.
Headaches, chills, loss of taste or smell have joined the list after being repeatedly observed in coronavirus patients.
The risk from COVID-19 can be serious or fatal for anyone. Here's how ignoring that fact can be dangerous.
Advocates stress that HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, was far deadlier in its early years than the coronavirus.