Examine the pandemic through a variety of demographic lenses: age, race, ethnicity, and gender.
Some experts say that when it comes to contagiousness, Omicron could be the “most transmissible the virus can get.”
In all likelihood, the shorter the incubation period, the faster someone becomes contagious—and the quicker an outbreak spreads.
Researchers are racing to detect Omicron, the latest SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern, by sequencing the genomes of coronaviruses infecting people.
In the first 12 days of August, the United States reported more coronavirus cases than it did in all of July.
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Senior Scholar Jennifer Nuzzo discusses increased hospitalizations due to the spread of the delta variant and the debate over a return to wearing masks in public.