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Hundreds of thousands of people didn’t have to die

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

The ambitious effort to piece together America’s fragmented health data

The infrastructure could help fight the next pandemic

FDA approves first treatment for Ebola

When senior citizens are the early adopters

YouTube will remove videos with COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Johnson & Johnson pauses COVID-19 vaccine trial due to unexplained illness

Peloton appears to have removed QAnon-related hashtags from its platform

Trump’s COVID-19 experience doesn’t prove anything

I regularly forget that I have New York’s COVID-19 exposure notification app

Why Apple needed the FDA to sign off on its EKG but not its blood oxygen monitor

America’s internet wasn’t prepared for online school

Distance learning shows how badly rural America needs broadband

CDC finalizes guidelines around airborne coronavirus spread

When coronavirus is on the guest list

Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis shows the limits of relying on testing alone

Masks and distancing have to go with testing

Amazon says 19,816 workers have contracted COVID-19

The UK’s health system plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions

The Apple Watch heart monitor sends too many people to the doctor

If you’re sick this fall, you’ll probably get two virus tests

Duracell’s new coin batteries have a bitter coating that makes them taste terrible

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink: what’s science and what’s not

Fixing the brain isn’t just an engineering problem

Ransomware reportedly to blame for outage at US hospital chain

The coronavirus pandemic by the numbers

Algorithms used in medicine are trained on data from only a few states

Averting a COVID-19 vaccination crisis will take careful communication

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 can now take EKG readings in the US

CDC removes guidance about airborne spread of the coronavirus

CDC says asymptomatic people should get tested for COVID-19 after all

Woman dies during a ransomware attack on a German hospital

Many states aren’t reporting rapid COVID-19 test results

Apple Watch’s blood oxygen monitor is for ‘wellness,’ not medicine

Around 2 percent of Red Cross blood donors have COVID-19 antibodies