Trump’s appointees sought to censor what government scientists said about the coronavirus, emails show

Schuchat’s comments came as cases were surging across several southern and western states — even as the president and his top advisers were intent on reopening the country and boosting the economy. But Alexander wrote to his boss, Michael Caputo, assistant secretary for public affairs at HHS, reprimanding Schuchat and

New York City lockdown reduced coronavirus transmission by 70 percent, new study says

The city began closing public schools the week of March 15 and imposed stay-at-home orders for everyone except essential workers the following week. Restrictions remained in place until June, when the city began gradually reopening while keeping indoor dining and other high-risk activities off-limits.

Amesh Adalja, an infectious-disease physician and