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What does COVID-19 vaccine efficacy mean?

With several vaccines against COVID-19 in late-phase testing, the business of measuring efficacy is front and center. Determining the...

How will Trump’s COVID-19 treatments work together?

In the four days since revealing he had COVID-19, President Donald Trump has been treated with three experimental drugs to bring the...

Drones find signs of a Native American ‘Great Settlement’ beneath a Kansas pasture

Specially equipped drones flying over a Kansas cattle ranch have detected the buried remnants of a horseshoe-shaped ditch made more than 400...

Why COVID-19 is more deadly in people with obesity-even if they’re young

Science's COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center and the Heising-Simons Foundation. This spring, after days of flulike...

Steroids reduce deaths of critically ill COVID-19 patients, WHO confirms

In June, a large study in the United Kingdom suggested that the steroid dexamethasone could help reduce the risk of death for...

Here’s what we know about Russia’s unverified coronavirus vaccine

Russia has launched a new Sputnik — this time, a vaccine to combat the coronavirus. Russian President Vladimir Putin...