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Gargling for Coronavirus? What Science Can Tell Us
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Gargling for Coronavirus? What Science Can Tell Us

As Americans search for ways to fight the spread of the coronavirus, one popular topic that has generated interest on the internet is gargling. What’s behind the gargling claim, and is there any medical proof that gargling may help to fight coronavirus or other respiratory infections? To date, as with many things in medicine, there...

Coronavirus Live Updates: State and City Leaders Clamor for Medical Supplies as U.S. Cases Top 135,000
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Coronavirus Live Updates: State and City Leaders Clamor for Medical Supplies as U.S. Cases Top 135,000

Here’s what you need to know: Mayor Bill de Blasio and many other elected leaders stress their urgent need for medical supplies. A delivery of medical supplies arrives in New York from China, the work of Jared Kushner’s public-private partnership. With global cases passing 675,000, Syria reports its first coronavirus death. A cruise ship on...

Meanwhile, a second wave of cases
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Meanwhile, a second wave of cases

This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!is threatening middle America. Emerging hot spots include Chicago and Detroit as well as communities like Greenville, Mississippi, and Pine Bluff, Arkansas. “The county lines don’t mean anything to the virus,” said Mayor Bo Dorough of Albany, Georgia, which has more than 160 confirmed...

CDC Encourages Donating Blood If You Are Well
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CDC Encourages Donating Blood If You Are Well

In healthcare settings all across the United States, donated blood is a lifesaving, essential part of caring for patients. The need for donated blood is constant, and blood centers are open and in urgent need of donations. CDC encourages people who are well to continue to donate blood if they are able, even if they...

CDC Reports first known employee with COVID-19 Infection
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CDC Reports first known employee with COVID-19 Infection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed the first case of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) in a CDC employee. Laboratory testing done at CDC confirmed this diagnosis. This individual is in good condition and is isolated to prevent spread of infection to others. Our best wishes go to the employee for a...