CDC announces 28 have tested positive for the virus, a number expected to grow
SARS and MERS killed a much higher percentage of their victims.
The combination of two drugs performed no better than placebo in preventing infection.
Seasonal influenza has already killed 10,000 to 25,000 people, according to the CDC.
The extreme measure is on the books in the United States but is widely rejected as ineffective. It most likely would aggravate any crisis.
Gaps remain in front-line protections against viral contagions like Ebola, SARS and the new coronavirus.
CVS, Rite Aid and other big pharmacies say physicians who prescribed opioids are the culprits in the epidemic that has killed 400,000 people.
Years of disabling PTSD followed Preston Gorman’s unlikely survival after he contracted the fearsome disease in Sierra Leone.
No one is surprised that 8th-, 10th- and 12th-graders are turning to vaping devices to get high. But the size of the increase alarms some researchers.
New data show that only 40 percent of Americans have been tested for the virus and just 18 percent of those at highest risk are taking the medication that blocks it.