The epidemiologist and economist Ramanan Laxminarayan discusses how the coronavirus pandemic is likely to play out across India, a country with densely inhabited cities and a relatively weak health system.
The health crisis, which has become a fresh test of survival for a country where life has been a daily fight for decades, has provoked a shared sense of responsibility and spontaneous acts of generosity.
The president has blood on his hands. The scale of suffering and death from COVID-19 coming to the United States was largely preventable.
Michiko KakutaniBoston Globe editorial: “The months the administration wasted with prevarication about the threat and its subsequent missteps will amount to exponentially more COVID-19 cases than were necessary. In other words, the president has blood on his hands.”
The captain of a nuclear aircraft carrier docked in Guam with more than 100 coronavirus-infected sailors aboard pleaded Monday with U.S. Navy officials for more resources. Capt. Brett Crozier, a Santa Rosa native, says the entire crew of more than...
“We are not at war,” the captain of the carrier Theodore Roosevelt wrote. “Sailors do not need to die. If we do not act now, we are failing to properly take care of our most trusted asset — our sailors.”