A mounting number of lawsuits are challenging the Trump administration's claim that it can adopt any policy it deems reasonably necessary to combat the pandemic.
The findings suggest that people infected in Connecticut were 10 times as likely to die as people infected in Utah or Oregon.
Both sides in the debate about face masks make claims that are not justified by the scientific evidence.
In younger age groups, the estimated risk is substantially lower than the overall IFR for the seasonal flu.
The National Apartment Association has joined a lawsuit brought by four individual landlords arguing the CDC's nationwide eviction moratorium is both illegal and unconstitutional.
Suggesting That Face Masks Are More Effective Than Vaccines, the CDC's Director Exemplifies the Propaganda That Discourages People From Wearing Them
Government officials think Americans can't handle the truth, an assumption that tends to backfire.
The Trump administration's new nationwide eviction moratorium provokes a backlash from some congressional Republicans.
The CDC's Eviction Moratorium Threatens Landlords With $100,000 Fines, a Year in Jail for Noncompliance
The Trump administration is pushing the envelope of its executive authority by issuing a new blanket eviction moratorium for all rental properties nationwide.
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The risk for the elderly is much higher, probably largely because of preexisting medical conditions.
A new study suggests that a second higher wave of infections can be avoided.
The president wasn't kidding that he told public health officials, ‘Slow the testing down, please!’
The wide range of estimates reflects real variations as well as methodological differences.
The difference implies that the virus is much less deadly than it looks, but it also makes contact tracing a daunting challenge.
Testing provides clarity and critically useful evidence about the spread of the disease that the president doesn’t seem to want.
Since meager testing resources left officials ignorant of crucial facts about the epidemic, they made policy decisions without the evidence necessary to assess their proportionality.
The episode illustrates the perils of confirmation bias on both sides of the debate about disease control measures.
That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying projections that shaped the government response to the epidemic.
The disease control agency is a poster child for bureaucratic incompetence.
Most of the items included in the CDC's 2021 budget request are important, serious matters. But many have nothing to do with the agency's mission.
Spending nearly 14 times as much on the CDC as we did in 1987 did not, apparently, help the agency combat the biggest disease threat America has faced in a century.
The leaked documents also expect nearly 200,000 people to be infected daily by the end of the month.
Also included is an "alternative facts" narrative of federal government testing screw-ups since January.
Miami-Dade Antibody Tests Suggest Local COVID-19 Infections Exceed Confirmed Cases by a Factor of 16
The preliminary results imply an infection fatality rate of 0.2 percent, similar to estimates from two California studies.
Calls to U.S. poison control centers are up. They have been since March.
California Coronavirus Antibody Studies Likely Wrong That 12.4 Million of New York City's 8.4 Million Residents Have Already Been Infected With the Virus
California and New York coronavirus infection rate estimates differ substantially.
An emergency room doctor talks about working the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Antibody Tests in Colorado Highlight the Huge Gap Between Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and Total Infections
Clarifying the prevalence and lethality of the virus will require wide testing that goes beyond a single rural county.
The inability of the federal government, and the president specifically, to deliver reliable and consistent information to the American public will make economic recovery more difficult.
They ignored early warning signs and pretended that everything would be OK.
From March 26 to April 8, the number of projected deaths from coronavirus dropped from 81,000 to 60,000. What should we do with such information?
House Coronavirus Committee Will Investigate 'Price Gouging,' Not Government's Failed Pandemic Response
"We're not going to be looking back," said House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn.
Surgeon General Jerome Adams wants us to believe the CDC realized the danger posed by asymptomatic carriers only last week.
The problems with the federal response to COVID-19 go far beyond Donald Trump and deep into bureaucratic inertia.
The combination of limited evidence and conflicting priorities has resulted in whipsawing messages from experts.
The Kentucky congressman who insisted Congress record its vote on history's biggest spending bill is unapologetic and outspoken about limited government.
Markets are trying to meet spiking demand for face masks, but importers are stymied by the FDA and CDC
The Kentucky Republican took on Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi to fight against the $2 trillion coronavirus spending package. He's just getting started.
DIY manufacturers scramble to reduce shortages, as public health officials send mixed messages about the efficacy of broader use.
Reason's Ronald Bailey on flattening the curve without killing freedom.