Florida breaks its own single-day record in new coronavirus cases again, reporting more than 15,000 new infections
Florida hits the highest daily tally for new cases in the outbreak's history, beating an April record set by New York, according to Reuters.
White House coronavirus testing czar warns the hardest-hit states may have to reverse reopening plans, says lockdowns 'should be on the table'
Most of the country can avoid lockdowns and stop the virus by shutting down bars, limiting restaurants, and "have about 95% mask-wearing," Adm. Brett Giroir said.
Fauci hasn't met with Trump in more than a month and is being sidelined from TV appearances as the US coronavirus outbreak worsens
Fauci said he hasn't briefed President Trump on the coronavirus since June 2, even as the outbreak has recorded record-high levels of infections.
21 million Americans don't have access to safe drinking water. That can put them at higher risk of getting COVID-19.
Those without clean water face a choice: wash your hands but risk exposure to chemicals, or face a higher chance of getting COVID-19.
A 19-year-old aspiring astronaut is the only person who's attended every NASA space camp. She's already positioning herself for a mission to Mars.
Alyssa Carson is one of a group of young people who are already positioning themselves to become NASA astronauts just in time to travel to Mars.
NASA operates a fleet of Gulfstream private jets used to shuttle astronauts and conduct research missions – take a closer look
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley arrived for the Falcon 9 launch in style on a Gulfstream that has a long history with the space agency.
Trump, who has been reluctant to wear a mask in public, donned a navy blue mask with a gold presidential seal on the side on Saturday afternoon.
THE DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS EXPLAINER: How digital treatments could be a $9 billion opportunity by 2025
Business Insider Intelligence explores the drivers lighting a fire under the DTx market and unpacks the ways vendors reach their intended audiences.
The Microsoft founder's appeal follows the US purchase of almost the entire world's stock of remdesivir, a drug that offers faster recovery from COVID-19.
Dr. Michael Ryan said full lockdowns could be "the only option" if countries fail to squash "small embers," or early signs of resurging outbreaks.
Hundreds of dead elephants have been found in Botswana, and officials say a novel disease could be to blame
At least 350 elephant carcasses have been found in Botswana over the past two months, conservationists recently told Business Insider.
Doctors in Korea invented a remote-controlled robot that enables contactless collection of COVID-19 test samples — here's how it works
The robot is remotely controlled by a healthcare provider, reducing the risk of transmission between patient and provider.
Deaths from COVID-19 have increased to more than 600 a day following a surge in infection across the southeast and southwest United States.
The results highlight racial disparities in the healthcare system that are causing communities of color to get hit harder in the pandemic.
A Columbia scientist's 'new and powerful weapon' against the coronavirus destroys particles using UV light without harming people
Scientists recently discovered a way to safely harness the pathogen-killing power of ultraviolet light.
One step forward, 2 steps back: Harvard's Dr. Thomas Tsai assesses Trump's response to COVID-19, and tells us his fears and hopes about the months ahead
"We started off with a peak, we settled for a plateau, and we ended up with a mountain range," said Dr. Thomas Tsai, of Harvard's School of Public Health.
Read the pitch deck that buzzy startup Devoted Health used to reach a $1.8 billion valuation before it signed up a single customer
BI Prime offers an inside look at the pitch deck that helped Devoted Health each a $1.8 billion valuation before signing up a single customer.
The 'Jurassic Park' franchise got many dinosaurs wrong. The venomous Dilophosaurus was actually 20 feet long and poison-free.
Since "Jurassic Park" came out, our understanding of its dinosaur stars has changed. T. rex was colorful, and dilophosaurus much bigger in real life.
Policies and public perception of the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed in just 6 months. Here's what happened in the first half of 2020.
Antibody tests around the world suggest very, very few people have built immunity to the coronavirus
"The problem with antibody testing right now is that we don't know what it means," vaccine scientist and virus expert Florian Krammer said.
Anti-maskers are posting selfies wearing useless netted masks to appear compliant with rules they don't agree with
Anti-maskers are wearing mesh masks as a literal loophole to requirements they say infringe on their rights. The results could be deadly.
Diseases like Zika and HIV can infect fetuses, and now some researchers think the novel coronavirus can as well.
AI IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS: How top US health systems are reacting to the disruptive force of AI by revolutionizing diagnostic imaging, clinical decision support, and personalized medicine
Business Insider Intelligence examines the value of AI applications in three areas — imaging, clinical decision support, and personalized medicine.
An NYU pathologist says blood clots were found in 'almost every organ' of coronavirus patients' autopsies
When the virus was first discovered, doctors thought COVID-19 was a respiratory disease, but they've since learned it can also cause blood clots.
Glacier-eating algae could take over as global temperatures rise, turning critical snow and ice bright but ominous colors.
Much of the world's energy comes from non-renewable energy sources. These inventions are innovating our energy consumption and paving a greener path.
Frat parties at UC Berkeley have been linked to a spike in coronavirus cases and its reopening is now in jeopardy
The University of California, Berkley traced most of its new coronavirus cases to parties in its Greek system and said cases then spread.
68% of people tested at a New York clinic had coronavirus antibodies, raising hopes that some communities will be able to resist a second wave
The report raised hopes that large parts of some communities may have some protection during any potential second wave of infections later this year.
Walmart confirmed that it is planning to launch a health insurance arm — dubbed Walmart Insurance Services LLC — to sell plans to consumers.
The US has run out of time and excuses. Now we'll be forced to watch thousands die of the coronavirus.
The US set a record with 60,000 coronavirus cases reported on Tuesday. Hospitalizations are rising in many states, inevitably followed by deaths.
THE STATE OF VIRTUAL CARE IN THE US: The coronavirus is pushing telehealth into the mainstream — here's how traditional healthcare players are using it to retain business now and where the market is headed
This report explains how the coronavirus pandemic has fast-tracked the implementation and use of virtual care channels in the US.
Coronavirus testing sites and laboratories across the US are reaching capacity. Hospitals may soon follow.
Kazakhstan accused China of fabricating reports of an outbreak of pneumonia more deadly than COVID-19
China's embassy in Kazakhstan warned about a pneumonia "much deadlier" than COVID-19, and warned citizens to take action to protect themselves.
The US recorded its highest ever number of daily COVID-19 infections, with more than 65,000 in a day
The record for the number of new cases is being broken every few days, with infections rates in the south and west driving the surge.
"Not to be hyperbolic about it — it really is the perfect storm and [an] infectious disease and public health person's worst nightmare," Fauci said.
BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: Here's who wins and loses as Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft hone in on niche sectors of healthcare
This report explores the key strengths and offerings the Big Four tech giants – Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft – bring to healthcare.
VOICE ASSISTANTS IN HEALTHCARE: An inside look at 3 emerging voice use cases healthcare providers can deploy to cut costs, build loyalty, and drive revenue
Business Insider Intelligence outlines the voice opportunity in healthcare and explores the drivers propelling voice adoption in the healthcare realm.
Dr. Fauci said he's 'so sorry' the worst-nightmare pandemic scenario he outlined a year ago has become reality
One year ago, Fauci said "a respiratory illness that easily spreads," injures, and kills, could quickly become a "public-health catastrophe."
The death of a beloved Virginia pastor has devastated his community and sent a message of how serious coronavirus is, his daughter says
The last message that Bishop Gerald Glenn preached was "God is bigger than the coronavirus." He still wanted members to be safe, daughter says.
A new study found that coronavirus may cause brain damage even in mild cases. Survivors share how that's manifested in their lives.
Scientists still don't know how long coronavirus antibodies last or what level you need to be protected from future infection.
2 charts estimate the true scope of the US's coronavirus infections and deaths. The portrait is grim.
Confirmed US coronavirus cases and deaths don't capture the full scale of the outbreak. Models are coalescing around far higher totals.
WHO: The coronavirus may be airborne and could float beyond 6 feet in restaurants, bars, and other indoor locations
For the first time, the WHO said that airborne coronavirus transmission across a room "cannot be ruled out" in bars, churches, and offices.
The first trials to figure out if coronavirus vaccines work are starting in the US, and scientists are looking for thousands of volunteers. Here's how to sign up.
The US is seeking tens of thousands of people to test experimental coronavirus vaccines. Here's how to volunteer.
COVID-19 testing in the US is an 'abject failure' despite officials having months of warning, Harvard health expert says
Dr. Ashish Jha, Harvard's Global Health Institute director, said the federal government has failed to make testing a priority.
Lysol developed two disinfectants to use on household surfaces like counters, doorknobs, and bathrooms.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez promised to hire up to 1,000 people to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing.
The coronavirus pandemic is upending the way patients get their prescriptions. Meet the 8 pharmacy startups competing to take a bite out of the $335 billion market for prescription drugs.
Pharmacy startups offering delivery stand to disrupt the massive prescription-drug industry amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sweden's coronavirus death toll is now approaching zero, but experts are warning others not to hail it as a success
Sweden's coronavirus deaths have fallen to close to zero. It previously had one of the highest death rates in the world.
We need to stop talking about 'life after the pandemic.' It's a distraction from our current fight to contain the virus.
Many articles are being published about what life after COVID-19 will look like, but we still have a long way to go.