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How to celebrate a fun Fourth of July at home

July 4th weekend plans may be impeded by severe storms and heat. CNN meteorologist Tyler Mauldin has the forecast and who is impacted.

The US, Brazil and others lifted lockdowns early. These charts show just how deadly that decision was

Despite having nearly 1.5 million Covid-19 cases, experts say Brazil has yet to see the worst of the pandemic. However, Brazil's second-largest city Rio de Janeiro has started to allow bars, restaurants, and gyms to reopen. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.

Another day of record coronavirus cases as more states rethink mask mandate

CNN contributor and Biology Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Erin Bromage shares tips to stay safe this 4th of July weekend.

Texas governor orders most residents to wear a face covering in public

Two days after going to a crowded bar in Scottsdale, Arizona, 30-year-old Jimmy Flores woke up with a fever of 103 and chills. A week later, he was put on a breathing tube.

This 23-year-old Texas woman waited weeks before venturing back out. When she did she got coronavirus

Peyton Chesser, a 23-year-old who caught Covid-19 as Texas began reopening, says she thinks the state reopened too quickly.

Americans must act together to bring down a Covid-19 surge that could hit 100,000 cases daily, expert says

Dr. Anthony Fauci issued a dire warning during his Senate testimony, saying new coronavirus cases could rise to 100,000 per day if current trends continue.

The best DIY face mask material and fit? Quilting cotton beats bandana, new study suggests

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the effectiveness between different types of masks in preventing the spread of Covid-19, according to a study done by Florida Atlantic University.

He was an athlete in the best shape of his life. Then Covid-19 nearly killed him

Ahmad Ayyad went from peak physical condition and competing in obstacle races to losing 60 pounds after being hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

CDC director pleads with younger Americans to wear masks while many states pause reopenings

CNN's Anderson Cooper reacts to the latest coronavirus numbers in the US, as the death toll surpasses 126,000 and only four of 50 states are experiencing a drop in new cases.

CDC director pleads with younger Americans to wear masks while many states pause reopenings

Covid-19 cases in the United States are surging and numerous states are now pausing or rolling back their re-openings.

Some US states return to previous restrictions to slow surge of coronavirus cases

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he would "settle" for a Covid-19 vaccine that's 70% to 75% effective, but that this incomplete protection, coupled with the fact that many Americans say they won't get a coronavirus vaccine, makes it "unlikely" that the US will achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell the outbreak.

Fauci says Covid-19 vaccine may not get US to herd immunity if too many people refuse to get it

CNN's Alexandra Field reports from Houston as coronavirus cases in Texas continue to reach a new high each day.

Only two US states are reporting a decline in new coronavirus cases

More than half of all states are seeing a rise in coronavirus cases, leading to a halt in reopening plans and reinstated restrictions in some states. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

5 states reported their highest number of coronavirus cases in one day

CNN's Sanjay Gupta breaks down the White House coronavirus task force briefing in which Vice President Mike Pence said that the reopening economy was encouraging news as cases hit an all-time record in the US.

Her life was turned upside down by coronavirus. Then the signs of anxiety and depression kicked in

A CDC study shows a third of America has reported experiencing signs of anxiety and depression during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.

World's second-deadliest Ebola outbreak is declared over

Some 16,000 frontline responders battled for almost two-years against the Democratic Republic of Congo's tenth Ebola outbreak, which has now been declared over. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

The US sees a record number of new coronavirus cases in a single day

One bright spot to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis is seeing friends, family, and neighbors stepping up to help others and save lives. We are giving viewers the chance to say "thank you" to those who are going above and beyond.

The US sees a record number of new coronavirus cases in a single day

CNN senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discusses the latest CDC finding saying there are 10 undiagnosed cases of coronavirus for every reported case.

Florida is seeing Covid-19 cases skyrocket among young people

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Biology Professor Erin Bromage tells CNN's John Berman that coronavirus infection rates in young people are on the rise, and he believes they are fueling the pandemic.

Florida is seeing Covid-19 cases skyrocket among young people

Health officials are warning that a rise in younger people testing positive for coronavirus will hit vulnerable populations.

Millions of people may have had coronavirus in the past without knowing it, CDC says

CNN's Stephanie Elam looks at the rising coronavirus situation in three of the nation's most populous states.

California breaks coronavirus records. Gatherings in homes may fuel spread as more young people get sick

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) issued a public warning as new coronavirus cases in California reached a record high.

A spring break trip to a Mexican beach resort led to 64 coronavirus cases in Texas

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta raises the alarm with New Day's Alisyn Camerota over the rising state of the novel coronavirus in the nation.

Texas governor urges people to stay home as states report surges of new Covid-19 cases

Dr. Anthony Fauci told the House Energy and Commerce Committee that he has not been directed to scale back on coronavirus testing and that the White House task force will be increasing the number of tests.

Young people in the US South and West are increasingly getting coronavirus

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta uses a graph to compare new Covid-19 reported case numbers for the US and Europe.

Local officials hit roadblocks on the way to enacting measures to curb coronavirus spikes

As coronavirus cases in Arizona continue to rise, CNN's Kyung Lah reports on the divide between those who wear a mask and those who don't.

Arizonans see big jump in coronavirus cases, but don't see reason to wear masks

As coronavirus cases in Arizona continue to rise, CNN's Kyung Lah reports on the divide between those who wear a mask and those who don't.

10 states are seeing their highest average of daily new Covid-19 cases since the pandemic started

A group of 16 friends went out to a crowded Florida bar to celebrate a birthday have all tested positive for coronavirus. They're telling CNN's Chris Cuomo that it was too soon to be around large crowds, and going out without a mask was a mistake.

Children with ADHD can now be prescribed a video game, FDA says

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved EndeavorRx, a video game invented to treat children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Some states see Covid-19 cases surging as restrictions are relaxed

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains that one current model's prediction of 200,000 deaths in the US from Covid-19 by October may be an underprediction.

New York says it's 'tamed the beast' of coronavirus while some states see record hospitalizations

CNN's Erica Hill reports on how a rise in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are making some states slow their reopening plans as the CDC released updated guidelines.

The virus hunters who search bat caves to predict the next pandemic

Anderson Cooper explores the world of bats and their importance to our ecology, economy and medical research in CNN Special Report "Bats: The Mystery Behind Covid-19." Watch Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

More cities and states are sounding the alarm over spikes in coronavirus cases

CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the fine print found on the Trump Campaign's online registration site for an upcoming Trump rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Fauci says the WHO's comment on asymptomatic spread is wrong. Here's the difference between asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic spread

Dr. Anthony Fauci says that the Covid-19 outbreak is his 'worst nightmare' while Town Hall Ventures founder Andy Slavitt explains why Americans need to continue to be vigilant and combat the virus.

Robin DiAngelo: How 'white fragility' supports racism and how whites can stop it

The author of "White Fragility" and multicultural educator, Robin DiAngelo, has five tasks for white people who are soul searching in the wake of nationwide protests for equality.

Coronavirus may not be mutating, but experts say there is still potential for danger

More than a quarter of the labor force -- 42.6 million people -- has now claimed benefits since the pandemic began ravaging the US labor market. CNN's Christine Romans reports.

George Floyd tested positive for coronavirus, but it had nothing to do with his death, autopsy shows

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin and three other former officers on scene during George Floyd's death are now in custody as protests continue across the US. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.

Parents and child care providers are falling apart. It could get much worse

From temperature checks to hand washing tutorials, watch Bright Horizons daycare implement new safety procedures to keep childcare running despite Covid-19. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19

Racism is a public health issue and 'police brutality must stop,' medical groups say

From the moment he said "I can't breathe" to protests and violence in cities across the US, George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers has reignited the discussion about race and police brutality in America. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Vicarious racism: You don't have to be the target to be harmed

CNN's Paul Vercammen describes the scene as protesters and police clash in Los Angeles.

Trump decision to leave WHO endangers global health, medical groups say

President Donald Trump announced that the United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization, a move he has threatened throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

With the coronavirus pandemic entering a new phase in the US, world health experts shift focus to new hot spots

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with Maura Lewinger two months after her husband Joe, who was 42-years-old, died from coronavirus.

How Americans can help prevent another 100,000 coronavirus deaths

CNN's Wolf Blitzer pays tribute to those who have died of Covid-19 as the United States death toll surpasses 100,000.

What we mean by a 'second peak' of coronavirus

CNN's John King looks at coronavirus trends across the US and shows how early hotspots of the virus are faring now.

A ventilator wasn't enough to treat him for Covid-19. This machine became his last chance for survival

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Dr. Karl Viddal after Viddal spent 55 days in the hospital fighting Covid-19.

Path ahead for pandemic could be shaped by masks while the US death toll inches closer to 100,000

CNN's Randi Kaye reports on rising concerns over potential coronavirus 'super spreader' events and the implications these have on infection transmission.

Just as Covid-19 cases keep rising in 18 states, holiday revelers crammed together without masks

CNN's John King looks at the trends in US Covid-19 cases and sees encouraging signs for some states.

Covid-19 cases surge in some states as Americans celebrate Memorial Day weekend

CNN's Natasha Chen describes a hostile encounter with a beachgoer while reporting on location in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Americans are crowding public places and officials fear possibility of spikes in coronavirus cases

Video released by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows a crowd of people not socially distancing while celebrating Memorial Day weekend in Daytona Beach, Florida. A person making a rap video caused a disturbance when they began throwing money from a car, according to Sheriff Mike Chitwood. CNN's Ana Cabrera talks to Mayor Derrick Henry about how the city is managing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19 cases surge in some states as Americans celebrate Memorial Day weekend

Governor Doug Burgum (R-ND) fights back tears discussing masks during his daily press briefing about coronavirus, saying that those wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic may not be doing so for political reasons.

Memorial Day weekend: Americans visit beaches and attractions with pandemic warnings in mind

CNN's Pete Muntean took a road trip to see how travelers are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic during Memorial Day weekend.

Experts skeptical after researchers report positive vaccine results

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen responds to Dr. Deborah Birx's comments about a new hydroxychloroquine study during a White House press briefing.

Federal officials accuse two groups of selling fake coronavirus vaccines and treatment

White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx presents data about which US areas still have a high rate of positive tests for the coronavirus.

At least 4 states combined numbers from two tests, possibly providing a misleading picture of coronavirus spread

Non-essential businesses are closed around the country. So some small business owners are reinventing how they work: a lighting designer is delivering groceries, a science toy store owner is moving online, and a baker is looking for whatever work she can get.

We will be seeing more of the scientists from the White House coronavirus task force soon, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, explains why he is encouraged by early findings in a recent coronavirus vaccine trial.

As states begin to reopen, some Americans say it's about time. Experts are not so sure.

CNN's Randi Kaye takes a closer look at how quickly germs can spread in restaurants through a science experiment designed to track germ droplets.

All states will be partially reopened by Memorial Day weekend despite at least 17 recording upward case trends

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) says that he has been encouraging major New York sports teams to plan reopenings without fans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Early results from Moderna coronavirus vaccine trial show participants developed antibodies against the virus

Elizabeth Cohen breaks down how vaccines work, why they keep us safe and why they're most effective when everyone gets them.

States relax more rules, but some could return to stay-at-home orders if coronavirus cases surge

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo got a coronavirus test during his daily news briefing, saying "it is so fast and so easy that even the governor can take this test."

Health officials double down on the dangers of mass gatherings as states reopen more venues

CNN's Manu Raju reports that the House of Representatives passed a sweeping bill to spend more than $3 trillion for Covid-19 relief, despite opposition from Republicans as well as within their own ranks from some moderates and progressives.

US coronavirus deaths to surpass 100,000 by June 1, CDC director says

Scientists in London are working to develop a radical new type of vaccine in the effort to combat Covid-19. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.

New coronavirus case counts are going down in almost half of US states. But it's too soon to celebrate

Jayden Hardowar was rescued by his 15-year-old brother's quick thinking after going into cardiac arrest at home, his family says, following what doctors told them was a coronavirus-related condition. CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with Tyron Hardowar and his father Roup about the 8-year-old's ordeal.

California tells hospitals to consider having a lottery for sought-after Covid-19 drug

There's not enough remdesivir for all Covid-19 patients, so California has suggested hospitals hold a lottery.

The number of new coronavirus cases is going down in 28 states as reopening efforts continue

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how difficult it will be to mitigate spread of the coronavirus in restaurants, one of the businesses set to reopen following governors relaxing orders in some Southern states.

CDC warns doctors about childhood illness linked to Covid-19

Doctors are seeing an increase in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MISC -- a condition that experts say might be linked with the novel coronavirus. CNN's Sanjay Gutpa reports.

Expect more cases of strange coronavirus syndrome in kids, doctors warn

The CDC is warning doctors to look out a mysterious illness in children that could be linked to the coronavirus. CNN's Brianna Keilar speaks to a doctor about the symptoms and how to spot any red flags.

Covid-19 isn't just a respiratory disease. It hits the whole body

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta highlights how Covid-19 is baffling doctors, seemingly triggering a number of health issues and mysterious symptoms all over the body.

Los Angeles mayor says while stay-at-home order stays, 'do not freak out' about it

Los Angeles County is expected to remain under some sort of stay-at-home order through July, according to Health Director Barbara Ferrer. CNN's Jake Tapper speaks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Los Angeles mayor says while stay-at-home order stays, 'do not freak out' about it

Dr. Anthony Fauci tells Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) that if states and areas reopen prematurely, there could be "really serious" consequences.

US on track towards more deaths as states continue to ease coronavirus restrictions, researcher warns

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious diseases expert, defended his guidance to the federal government over how to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak, telling Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) that "I have never made myself out to be the 'end-all'" and warning against "cavalier" thinking that children could be immune to the disease's effects.

Los Angeles County is telling people they may need to stay home until August

Lawrence Garbuz has spent the last two months recovering from Covid-19. Health officials think he may have been one of the earliest cases in New York City.

US coronavirus death toll passes 80,000 as states move to phased reopening

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces the state is preparing to begin tentatively reopening on May 15.

It can still be hard to get a coronavirus test -- and that's not the only problem

As coronavirus testing in the United States becomes more readily available, the quality of some tests is under scrutiny. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Health officials warn against Mother's Day gatherings while modeling projects more US deaths than expected

Three New York children have died of an inflammatory illness recently observed in dozens of New York children that could be linked to Covid-19, according to state health officials. CNN's Polo Sandoval has more.

Coronavirus found in men's semen

New research in China shows that coronavirus can remain in the semen of men who have been formerly diagnosed with the illness.

Everything you need to know about a mysterious illness that could be linked to coronavirus in children

For months, parents have been counting their blessings amid reports that the novel coronavirus generally seemed to spare children. Now, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning of disturbing signs that children might not be immune to risks related to Covid-19.

How does the government decide who gets remdesivir? Doctors have no idea

Remdesivir is the only drug shown to be effective against Covid-19 in a rigorous trial. But the drug's maker, Gilead Sciences, says there's only enough of it in the world for about 200,000 patients. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order. Tomorrow, it'll start to reopen

As Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine moves into human trials, Dr. Mark Mulligan discusses when we'll know if it's safe and effective.

Dozens more children hospitalized in New York with rare symptoms that could be linked to coronavirus

As complaints about dire shortages of protective gear for medical workers on the frontlines of the Covid-19 crisis began to stream in, President Donald Trump was quick to point the finger of blame at his predecessor, Barack Obama. CNN's Sara Murray reports.

Is Covid-19 scaring heart attack victims away from ERs?

Scientists hope monoclonal antibodies from plasma will be an effective treatment in the fight against Covid-19. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has more.

While she treated coronavirus patients, the US denied her a green card

Dr. Julia Iafrate is a sponsored immigrant volunteering to help save the lives of coronavirus patients in the ICU, and says she was denied a green card despite her extensive credentials. CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks with her about her experience.

None of the states starting to reopen have met White House guidelines, researcher says

The US Food and Drug Administration will now require antibody test makers to seek FDA authorization, as the agency aims to rein in unproven and fraudulent tests that have flooded the market.

America's coronavirus reopening debate comes down to how much a human life is worth, New York governor says

CNN's Chris Cuomo argues that the people rushing to reopen the country should be careful what they wish for.

Coronavirus model projects 134,000 deaths in US, nearly double its last estimate

Dr. Christopher Murray, director at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, explains why a key coronavirus model is now projecting 134,000 US deaths by August 2020.

Coronavirus restrictions continue to loosen this week after a weekend of recreation and protest across US

The FDA has approved emergency use of the experimental drug remdesivir to treat hospitalized patients with severe Covid-19, but experts say more clinical trials are needed. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Gilead Sciences says there are 'positive data' from a study on possible Covid-19 treatment remdesivir

Microsoft founder Bill Gates discusses the timeline for a potential vaccine for Covid-19 and gives his take on the right measures the US needs to implement in order to reopen schools with CNN's Fareed Zakaria.

US could be in for 'a bad fall and a bad winter' if it's unprepared for a second wave of coronavirus, Fauci warns

Dr. Anthony Fauci talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about the US effort to ramp up coronavirus testing and what we have learned about Covid-19.

US coronavirus cases surpass 1 million and the death toll is greater than US losses in Vietnam War

CNN's Jim Acosta reports on President Donald Trump's early predictions of coronavirus cases and compares them to the most recent US case toll of 1 million infections.

Coronavirus cases in the United States are nearing 1 million

Parts of Colorado are beginning to lift coronavirus restrictions. CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks with a local barber shop owner who plans to reopen, despite the fact that the state told him not to.

If sunlight kills coronavirus, why not try UV lamps?

As some businesses welcome employees back to work, they are turning to new sanitation protocols including UV light body scanning. CNN's Joshua Replogle reports.

He signed up for a coronavirus vaccine trial using a method that's never been used in humans. Here's why.

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Sean Doyle, who is participating in a vaccine trial for Covid-19.

All your questions about how to wear a face mask -- answered

The CDC recommends that all Americans wear face coverings in public. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why wearing them in addition to physical distancing is so important.

She was diagnosed with coronavirus and had to deliver her baby 14 weeks early while in a coma

Johana Mendoza Chancay was hospitalized for coronavirus while pregnant. She describes the emotional experience of being placed in a coma as doctors tried to save her and her baby.

States shouldn't reopen before May 1, and most should wait several more weeks, coronavirus model shows

Speaking to the Washington Post, CDC Director Robert Redfield warned a second wave of the Covid-19 coronavirus this year could be worse because it will coincide with flu season.

Top health experts caution against reopening society before coronavirus testing capacity expands

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta walks us through his coronavirus antibody test and highlights key details regarding this type of testing.

How to combat poor at-home work posture

Health and fitness expert Stephanie Mansour shares the best ways to correct and improve your posture while working from home.

How to combat poor at-home work posture

Health and fitness expert Stephanie Mansour shares the best ways to correct and improve your posture while working from home.

Covid-19 fears keep people from hospitals, but doctors say call 911 for heart attack and stroke

Rural hospitals are facing financial ruin and furloughing staff during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Leyla Santiago reports.

Pro tips for working from home and staying healthy

Ways to stay healthy and happy while working from home

Hospitals in minority communities have long struggled -- and then came Covid-19

CNN's Nick Valencia looks at the effect the coronavirus pandemic is having on Latino communities across the US.

States have begun unveiling plans to reopen but whether it's safe to do so is still unclear

Dr. Anthony Fauci says after a problem with testing early in the coronavirus pandemic, he believes there will be enough tests to begin reopening the US.

What we know about the state of coronavirus treatments, vaccines and antibody tests

While antibody testing is paramount to the United States reopening safely, some experts are concerned about the abundance of tests not authorized by the FDA. CNN's Drew Griffin investigates.

Trump wants some states to reopen soon but new outbreaks continue in nursing homes and food processing plants

Dr. Kent Sepkowitz and Dr. Esther Choo say that the US still needs widespread testing to find out more about coronavirus before the economy can safely be reopened.

People might be most infectious with coronavirus before they show symptoms, study suggests

Kizzmekia Corbett, the National Institute of Health's lead scientist for coronavirus vaccine research tells CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta that a vaccine for coronavirus could possibly be available to the general public by next spring.

US may have to endure social distancing until 2022 if no vaccine is quickly found, scientists predict

Harvard School of Public Health's Yonatan Grad explains how his team reached the conclusion that Americans will have the potential need for social distancing measures until 2022.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tracee Ellis Ross and Anne Hathaway get us to Sesame Street in coronavirus special

Elmo and Cookie Monster were joined by "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, actress Anne Hathaway and more to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

Prominent scientists have bad news for the White House about coronavirus antibody tests

Antibody testing could play a key role in reopening the economy, by identifying individuals with immunity, and getting a read on public immunity.

US marks highest number of deaths in a day after several days of a downward trend

President Trump says his "scariest day" happened last month when he was told the US had a shortage of ventilators.

Respiratory therapist with coronavirus gives birth to a daughter while in a medically induced coma

While pregnant, Angela Primachenko went to the hospital for a cough and ended up in a medically-induced coma due to coronavirus. Next thing she knew, she woke up without a pregnant belly in isolation. CNN affiliate KPTV reports.

Photos show bodies piled up and stored in vacant rooms at Detroit hospital

Photos shared among emergency room staff at Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit show bodies being stored in vacant hospital rooms and filling a refrigerated holding unit. CNN's Ryan Young has the details.

Covid-19 numbers show promise, but health experts warn each state is a different battleground

Over 150 million Americans are under a wind advisory or warning across the eastern US where winds will gust upwards of 50 mph.

Black Americans are being hammered by a double pandemic

NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says black and minority communities need to take the Covid-19 pandemic seriously and points out the institutional difficulties that are putting urban communities at higher risk.

Covid-19 numbers show promise, but health experts warn each state is a different battleground

In an interview with Jake Tapper, Dr. Anthony Fauci, responds to reports that his early warnings on the pandemic were ignored.

Covid-19 numbers show promise, but health experts warn each state is a different battleground

Epidemiologist Jennifer Nuzzo, former FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan and economist Paul Romer weigh in on how the US should conduct Covid-19 testing.

10 commandments for better sleep

Whether you're dealing with anxiety, fighting an illness, or want to feel your best, a good night's sleep is extremely important. Here are some tips to help you sleep better.

US coronavirus cases top 500,000 as researchers say the worst is yet to come in Texas and Florida

Dr. Anthony Fauci tells CNN's Alisyn Camerota that antibody tests, which show who has already been infected with coronavirus, should be available soon, but that the virus will ultimately dictate when the country reopens.

US coronavirus cases top 500,000 as researchers say the worst is yet to come in Texas and Florida

Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks with CNN's Alisyn Camerota about the potential for antibody coronavirus testing, as well as opening the US back up.

Every state is under a disaster declaration for the first time in US history because of coronavirus

Go There takes a look at how nurses - often the first on the front line in hospitals around the country - are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. We've talked to a few nurses who've spoken candidly about their stress, anxiety and fears surrounding treating patients.

US coronavirus cases top 500,000 as researchers say the worst is yet to come in Texas and Florida

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield weighed in on what needs to happen before he would recommend reopening the US economy.

How to make your own face mask (whether or not you know how to sew)

Not sure how to make, wear or clean your own masks at home? CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta demonstrates the proper methods using materials at home so health care workers can have the N95 masks they need at work.

New York's coronavirus outbreak came from Europe and other parts of the United States, research projects suggest

Two separate research projects suggest that the novel coronavirus may have been circulating in New York City earlier than thought and the earliest cases likely originated with travelers coming from Europe and other parts of the United States, not Asia.

Virology in the time of coronavirus: What a difference a month makes -- and the most important questions we still need to answer

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why the US has so many coronavirus deaths when compared with the rest of the world.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta remembers Charlotte Figi, the little girl who changed the world

Charlotte Figi, a child with a catastrophic type of epilepsy who went on to inspire a CBD movement, has passed away at age 13. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reflects on her life.

Fauci says coronavirus hospitalizations are dropping because social distancing is working

Members of a National Academy of Sciences committee told the White House that it doesn't look like coronavirus will go away once the weather warms up. The prestigious scientific panel said data is mixed on whether coronavirus spreads as easily in warm weather as it does in cold weather. CNN's Don Lemon speaks with Dr. Harvey V. Fineberg, the committee's chairman, about the findings.

Scientists say coronavirus won't end with warmer weather while US plans for life under a new normal

CNN's Chris Cuomo pushed back at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo when he claimed that some might say New York was "too prepared" for the coronavirus pandemic.

A 6-year-old boy got a new heart after 4 years on the transplant list

6-year-old Carlos Rolon got a new heart after four years of waiting on the transplant list. He was born with an abnormality in his heart called unbalanced atrioventricular canal defect.

US coronavirus cases top 400,000, with more than 12,900 deaths. But future projections are better than expected

Dr. Chris Murray, director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, explains the drop in predicted deaths in their coronavirus model.

After Trump's statements about hydroxychloroquine, lupus and arthritis patients face drug shortage

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen breaks down the recent trend of some people to hoard hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to treat several diseases that some speculate could potentially help treat coronavirus, though no studies have concluded. Meanwhile, many of those who rely on the drug to manage their illnesses are unable to get it.

Coronavirus symptoms: 10 key indicators and what to do

CNN's Chris Cuomo talks about advice given to him by a pulmonary expert on how to fight Covid-19.

New York City reports a record 800-plus coronavirus deaths in one day

While the number of infections appear to be flattening in New York, officials warn this could be the deadliest week of the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Nick Watt reports.

Coronavirus deaths jump in New York, but governor says hospitalizations are plateauing and distancing 'is working'

The origin of coronavirus are debated, but genetic detective work is leading scientists to point at one animal suspect, CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Adjusted coronavirus model predicts fewer people in US will need hospitals, but 82,000 will still die by August

CNN's Martin Savidge profiles the experiences of Americans who are facing added difficulties to their daily lives due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

At 90, she said her final goodbyes as doctors prepared her to die from coronavirus. Then she survived

A 90-year-old woman at the Life Care Center in Washington contracted the coronavirus and was near death, but remarkably she recovered. She tells CNN's Sara Sidner her story.

More than 10,000 people in the US have died from coronavirus. And officials say this will be the most challenging week yet

CNN's Miguel Marquez goes inside an emergency room at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic to show what the healthcare workers are up against.

Hydroxychloroquine and Covid-19: an explainer

Dr. Patrice Harris, President of The American Medical Association, says she would not prescribe hydroxychloroquine to anyone after President Donald Trump doubled on the use of drug, despite no evidence the drug is effective and safe for preventing or treating the coronavirus.

A difficult week ahead in the coronavirus fight begins with a US death toll nearing 10,000

CNN's Wolf Blitzer says thank you to the doctors, nurses and essential workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump suggests hydroxychloroquine may protect against Covid-19. Researchers say there's no evidence of that

During a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, President Donald Trump urged people to try the drug hydroxychloroquine, despite no evidence the drug is effective and safe for preventing or treating the coronavirus.

US coronavirus fight enters crucial weeks as the number of cases tops 330,000

While speaking at a coronavirus task force briefing, President Trump said that this week and next will probably be the toughest in the fight against coronavirus and that "there will be a lot of death."

US coronavirus death toll tops 8,000 as Trump warns 'there will be a lot of death'

CNN's Gary Tuchman interviews several congregants of an Ohio church about their decision to attend service, despite coronavirus outbreaks.

Is an 'immunity certificate' the way to get out of coronavirus lockdown?

Zahara de la Sierra is a small town of 1,400. In response to the novel coronavirus spread around the world, it is taking isolation very seriously.

Have to cook from home for the first time? Here's what you need to know (plus your first recipe!)

Want a healthy home-cooked meal, but don't have time? Here are three easy-to-make dishes using ingredients you probably have in your pantry.

New York's governor will sign executive order to allow redistribution of medical supplies to hospitals in need

Dr. Deborah Birx said she can tell by looking at the US curve of coronavirus cases that not every American is following the guidelines set out by the administration for people to stay home and be vigilant about washing their hands.

Journalist says she unknowingly infected others with coronavirus at her mom's 90th birthday party. Two died

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains why even after weeks of stay-at-home orders and social distancing, the peak of coronavirus in the US is still yet to come.

Nurse struggled to get tested and worked while infected with coronavirus

A nurse in New York who was showing symptoms of coronavirus worked at two hospitals for about seven days while waiting on test results that would eventually come back positive. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has the story.

A healthy 39-year-old DJ died of coronavirus. What his young widow and daughter want you to know

In an emotional interview, Nicole and Skye Buchanan remember their husband and father, 39-year-old Conrad Buchanan, who passed away from coronavirus.

Before a Washington mother died of coronavirus, her six children used a walkie-talkie to say goodbye

Elijah Ross-Rutter says his mom, a mother of six, died of Covid-19, and explains what he's doing to keep the promise he made to her to take care of his siblings.

'What are you waiting for?' California governor appeals to 11 states that haven't ordered residents to stay home

Dr. Sanjay Gupta checks in with CNN's Chris Cuomo, who is in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus, and discusses one of the intense symptoms the anchor has experienced.

Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

CNN's Sanjay Gupta expands on Dr. Fauci's recommendation that Americans who are not sick should wear masks in public.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta remembers 'giant' of neurosurgery who separated conjoined twins

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks back on the life of his friend and colleague Dr. James Goodrich, the renowned neurosurgeon best known for separating conjoined twins.

Stress eating these days? Here's some help

Celebrities have taken to social media to share their favorite recipes and cooking tips while they are staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic. HLN's Melissa Knowles reports.

The US is starting to see 'glimmers' that social distancing could be slowing the spread of coronavirus -- but there's more to do, officials say

Nurse practitioner Elyse Isopo says that in the 20 years she's been working in a New York ICU, she has never seen things as bad as they are now with the coronavirus.

New York neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins dies from complications of Covid-19

In a CNN Exclusive, Dr. Sanjay Gupta followed the remarkable surgery of 13-month-old twins that were conjoined at the head, but are now separated.

Model cited by White House says 82,000 people could die from coronavirus by August, even with social distancing

New York Fire Department EMS Lieutenant-Paramedic Anthony Almojera describes the emotional toll of responding to emergency calls caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Model cited by White House says 82,000 people could die from coronavirus by August, even with social distancing

President Donald Trump "got it right away" when presented with data about the rise in coronavirus cases, which influenced his decision to extend social distancing guidelines, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said on CNN.

US extends social distancing guidelines to April 30. How well Americans follow them could mean the difference between 100,000 and millions of deaths, Birx says

President Donald Trump announces that he is extending US social distancing guidelines until April 30 at a coronavirus task force press briefing in the Rose Garden at the White House.

A 33-year-old member of the Louisiana governor's staff dies of coronavirus complications

A 33-year-old member of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' staff, April Dunn, died due to complications from coronavirus.

New York state overrules a hospital policy saying mothers must give birth without their partners

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responds to President Donald Trump considering a short-term quarantine of coronavirus "hot spots," including New York.

CDC issues domestic travel advisory as coronavirus deaths climb past 2,000

CNN's Michael Smerconish discusses the complicated process of calculating the novel coronavirus death rate with Stanford professor Dr. Jay Bhattacharya.

CDC issues domestic travel advisory as coronavirus deaths climb past 2,000

From treating patients in a Brooklyn hospital and on the streets of Pittsburgh to getting soap into the hands of kids need it, CNN Heroes are fighting to save lives during the pandemic.

One Louisiana hospital is using brown paper bags by the ICU doors to store used masks

Louisiana's reported coronavirus related death toll increased by more than 40% in just one day. CNN's Ed Lavandera tells us more.

Quarantine: How to isolate you or your family due to possible coronavirus infection

CNN's Brian Todd speaks to experts on how to best care for coronavirus patients at home, amid outbreaks across the nation.

A letter from a Michigan hospital system details who would get life-saving resources if equipment runs short during the coronavirus pandemic

The Henry Ford health system has released an internal hospital memo detailing which patients would receive life-saving resources during the coronavirus pandemic if there was not enough equipment. A spokesperson tells CNN the "letter is part of a larger policy document developed for an absolute worst-case scenario."

Couple remove their masks for a kiss after coronavirus forced them apart

John and Melanie Haering were onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan when the ship was quarantined over coronavirus concerns. The couple reunited over two weeks later. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19. 

Wednesday has been deadliest day in reported coronavirus deaths in US

Across the country at churches, beaches, and other gathering spaces, some Americans are ignoring pleas from officials to stay away from each other during the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19. 

Here's everything you need to know about social distancing

One chart explains how the sacrifices we're making and "social distancing" could be the most powerful solution we have in fighting epidemics. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19. 

Cardiac injury among hospitalized Covid-19 patients tied to higher risk of death in new study

Most of the people with the novel coronavirus aren't dying, but the disease can be lethal to some. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains how the virus can become deadly. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19.

New hot spots emerge across the country as US overtakes China and Italy in number of coronavirus cases

CNN's Kyung Lah reports on California's efforts to manage the coronavirus outbreak, while some officials are issuing dire warnings that the situation could get much worse.

How to strengthen your immunity during the coronavirus pandemic. Part 1: Diet

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta demonstrates the correct way to wash your hands.

At least 13 patients died from coronavirus over 24 hours at a New York hospital

A video from The New York Times gives a glimpse inside one of the hardest hit hospitals in the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States.

Hospitals consider changes to do-not-resuscitate situations amid coronavirus pandemic

CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta says that doctors are discussing possibly changing do-not-resuscitate policies and are having conversations with families of coronavirus patients on the risks of infecting healthcare workers during resuscitation.

Quarantine: How to prepare for possible coronavirus infection

Your doctor may recommend testing if you have fever, ache, and breathing difficult. But don't just show up: call first, and be ready for some discomfort.

Wednesday has been deadliest day in reported coronavirus deaths in US

CNN's Chris Cuomo says President Donald Trump's latest timeline to re-open the US by Easter is prioritizing the economy over the lives of America's older generation, who are the most vulnerable to coronavirus.

US on track to become next coronavirus epicenter, but there's time to reverse course, health official says

CNN's David Culver speaks to Wuhan residents as the Chinese city where the novel coronavirus was first detected has announced it will lift the lockdown on April 8, marking a significant milestone in its battle against the deadly outbreak.

US on track to become next coronavirus epicenter, but there's time to reverse course, health official says

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about a Los Angeles County resident who is believed to be the first juvenile to have died from the novel coronavirus in the United States. After this report first aired, the LA County Department of County Health issued a clarification that there might be an "alternate explanation" for the fatality other than Covid-19.

New York hit hard but other states are suffering, too

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) says that New York needs ventilators so desperately that they will test splitting a ventilator between Covid-19 patients. Cuomo then chastises the federal government for not doing more to get ventilators to New York.

New York hit hard but other states are suffering, too

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo criticized the federal response to coronavirus, saying the Federal Emergency Management Agency sent the state 400 ventilators — but they need 30,000.

Here's why the coronavirus may be killing more men than women. The US should take note

Healthcare providers are overwhelmed with the potential influx of coronavirus patients compared to their resources on hand. CNN's Sara Sidner talks to medical personnel around the country who are worried about their facility's ability to respond to the pandemic.

What these 34-year-old and 26-year-old coronavirus patients have to say to young adults

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with Valerie Wilson, a 34-year-old who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, about her struggles to find treatment.

Fearing coronavirus, Arizona man dies after taking a form of chloroquine used to treat aquariums

President Donald Trump continues touted chloroquine, a malaria drug he believes might help fight against coronavirus. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why that and other drugs that might be effective against the virus need more evidence.

Care home nurse tells of terrifying and sudden ways coronavirus struck her patients

A nurse from the Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, tells of the war-like struggles as it became the epicenter of the first coronavirus outbreak inside the US. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine: what to know about the potential coronavirus drugs

Doctors are on the front lines of Europe's battle against the coronavirus. But a hospital in northern Italy is already creaking under the strain. Beyond the shortage of beds and ventilators, the doctors themselves are getting sick. CNN's Melissa Bell reports.

US coronavirus death toll grew by more than 100 on Monday as governors instituted even more rules

US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams emphasizes the need for the public to stay at home in a sober warning about the novel coronavirus pandemic. CNN's John Berman reports.

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine: what to know about the potential coronavirus drugs

Loss of smell and taste could be symptoms of the novel coronavirus, according to ENT UK, a professional organization representing ear, nose and throat surgeons in the United Kingdom. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains.

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine: what to know about the potential coronavirus drugs

Scientists at the University of Oxford have developed a rapid testing technology for the novel coronavirus, according to a press release from the university. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.

States try to stop hoarding of possible coronavirus treatments

President Trump made false claims about possible treatments for the coronavirus, and expert Dr. Anthony Fauci had to tamp down optimism about the treatments at a press conference.

US surgeon general warns 'this week, it's going to get bad' as hospitals struggle to keep up with sharply increasing coronavirus cases

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) says the state of New York is now competing with other states over resources needed to combat the coronavirus pandemic and therefore the federal government should nationalize the supply.

You want a coronavirus test -- here's why your doctor probably won't give you one

The U.S. has lagged behind other advanced nations in testing for the coronavirus. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

Three more states join California in telling nonessential workers to stay home

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta says data out of China claims that 4 out of 5 people who contracted the novel coronavirus there did so from someone who didn't know they had it. Dr. Darria Long, an emergency room physician, says she is seeing people in their 40s on ventilators.

Self-isolation, quarantine and California's stay-at-home order: What the terms mean and how they differ

Some Bay Area localities have issued shelter-in-place orders. Is it okay to go outside, if you avoid crowds? What precautions should you take?

Doctors appeal for more supplies and millions ordered to stay home as reported US coronavirus cases jump past 13,000

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is ordering the state's nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

Data from China shows the majority of people with Covid-19 only suffer mild symptoms, then recover

As the number of novel coronavirus cases slows to a trickle within China but continues to soar outside, Chinese authorities are stepping up measures to prevent a surge in cross-border infections. CNN's David Culver reports.

A former firefighter and a retired magician are among people who've died from coronavirus in the US

CNN's Anderson Cooper pays tribute to a former FDNY fire marshal John Knox who passed away after contracting the novel coronavirus. His son, Zachary Knox, tells CNN that his father came out of retirement to help after the 9/11 terror attacks.

Health care workers getting sicker from coronavirus than other patients, expert says

Health care workers are putting themselves at risk to stop the spread of the coronavirus and care for those already infected. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on the dwindling supply of protective gear doctors and nurses need.

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