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Why Blood From Coronavirus Survivors Could Be a Lifeline for the Sick

Apr 10, 2020 • 5:30 AM ET Health The Wall Street Journal  

A growing number of hospitals are investigating antibody testing and blood plasma therapy as a way to combat the new coronavirus in sick patients. …

AP Interview: Ravelli on USA ‘94, the virus, being different

Apr 10, 2020 • 5:13 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

Thomas Ravelli was talking about the coronavirus - what else? - when his thoughts turned to Sweden’s fairly relaxed attitude to a pandemic that has …

Sex and the Coronavirus: Reader Questions, Answered

Apr 10, 2020 • 5:00 AM ET Health The New York Times  

Will there be a baby boom in nine months? Is this a bad time to get pregnant? Could PrEP protect me? And should high-risk people abstain …

Family History, Inscribed on Easter Eggs

Apr 10, 2020 • 5:00 AM ET Health The New York Times  

These decorated eggs trace the stories of my grandmother’s life and the hardships she …

Louisville Orchestra launches site for virtual performances

Apr 10, 2020 • 3:55 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Louisville Orchestra launched a new website page where people can watch virtual performances by musicians. The move comes …

University gives back ventilators it received from hospital

Apr 10, 2020 • 3:52 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) - A Virginia university that received donated ventilators to help train its nursing students is returning the favor. Shenandoah …

West Virginia colleges set up emergency funds for students

Apr 10, 2020 • 3:08 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - At least two West Virginia colleges have set up emergency assistance programs to financially help students during the …

Lone Mountain State Forest closed over coronavirus concerns

Apr 10, 2020 • 3:04 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Lone Mountain State Forest was closed due to concerns about the coronavirus after personnel noticed an increase in visitors, …

Israelis looking out for overworked healthcare professionals

Apr 10, 2020 • 2:42 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

RAANANA, Israel (AP) - While hunkering down at home and keeping three young children entertained in coronavirus isolation, Adi Karmon Scope had a …

Yemen’s internationally recognized government announces first confirmed case of coronavirus in the w

Apr 10, 2020 • 2:17 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

CAIRO (AP) - Yemen’s internationally recognized government announces first confirmed case of coronavirus in the war-torn country. …

Sumo wrestler tests positive for coronavirus

Apr 10, 2020 • 2:14 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

TOKYO (AP) - A Japanese sumo wrestler has tested positive for the coronavirus, further threatening postponement of next month's Summer Grand Sumo …

In a test of faith, Christians mark Good Friday in isolation

Apr 10, 2020 • 1:53 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

JERUSALEM (AP) - Christians are commemorating Jesus' crucifixion without the solemn church services or emotional processions of past years, marking …

The howling: Americans let it out from depths of pandemic

Apr 10, 2020 • 1:01 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

DENVER (AP) - It starts with a few people letting loose with some tentative yelps. Then neighbors emerge from their homes and join, forming a roiling …

Veteran laid to rest at Kansas cemetery amid virus outbreak

Apr 10, 2020 • 1:01 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - No military bugler sounded “Taps” for Raymond Boler, a soldier for nearly 40 years. No honor guard stood among the white …

Kansas health official emerges as leader amid virus outbreak

Apr 10, 2020 • 1:01 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - About 20 minutes into a recent press conference, Lee Norman, the man spearheading Kansas’s response to the novel coronavirus, …

Missouri doctor sharing stories to combat virus outbreak

Apr 10, 2020 • 1:01 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - After finding that traditional medicine was oftentimes no match against the most severe cases of COVID-19, Dr. Evan Shaw …

Lives Lost: At 97, World War II vet takes a final road

Apr 10, 2020 • 1:00 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

SEATTLE (AP) - In his final months, Bill Chambers couldn't walk, but he found peace in motion. Three times a week, his oldest daughter, Patty Cooper, …

Biden's next big decision: Choosing a running mate

Apr 10, 2020 • 12:46 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

Joe Biden faces the most important decision of his five-decade political career: choosing a vice president. The presumptive Democratic presidential …

For McConnell, virus carries echo of his boyhood polio

Apr 10, 2020 • 12:17 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitch McConnell’s earliest childhood memory is the day he left the polio treatment center at Warm Springs, Ga., for the last time. …

UN urges governments to tackle recession, scrap debt payment

Apr 10, 2020 • 12:12 AM ET Health The Washington Times  

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - More than 60 U.N. agencies and international organizations urged governments on Thursday to take immediate steps to address the …