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Yesterday β€” July 11th 2020NYT Health

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. and World News

India is reimposing restrictions as outbreaks spread. Kansas sees record surges, but keeps the data opaque. Other countries have shown that school reopenings do not necessarily lead to outbreaks.

How to Reopen Schools: What Science and Other Countries Teach Us

By Pam Belluck, Apoorva Mandavilli and Benedict Carey

The pressure to bring American students back to classrooms is intense, but the calculus is tricky with infections still out of control in many communities.

Study of Coronavirus in Pregnant Women Finds Striking Racial Differences

By Katherine J. Wu

About 10 percent of Black and Latino participants in a Philadelphia study of pregnant women had been exposed to the coronavirus, compared with 2 percent of white participants.

Before yesterdayNYT Health

Why We Still Don’t Know Enough About Covid-19 and Pregnancy

By Christina Caron

More than six months into the pandemic there’s still a lot we don’t know about how the coronavirus affects pregnant women and babies.

New Coronavirus Cases in U.S. Soar Past 68,000, Shattering Record

The number of daily global cases also broke a record, with the United States as the biggest source of new infections. The U.S. death toll is also on the rise.

Meet the Heroes Fighting on the Front Lines Against Covid-19

Watch the doctors and nurses trying to save us from the coronavirus as they risk their own lives — and those of their families — in a new Times documentary on FX and Hulu.

Air Pollution Takes a Global Toll on Heart Health

By Nicholas Bakalar

Researchers calculate that 14 percent of all cardiovascular events and 8 percent of cardiovascular deaths are attributable to air pollution.

Drug Giants Create Fund to Bolster Struggling Antibiotic Start-Ups

By Andrew Jacobs

New medicines are desperately needed to treat a growing number of drug-resistant infections, but many companies developing the drugs are short on cash and investments.

The Coronavirus Can Be Airborne Indoors, W.H.O. Says

By Apoorva Mandavilli

The agency also explained more directly that people without symptoms may spread the virus. The acknowledgments should have come sooner, some experts said.

What’s the Best Exercise for You? Twins Can Provide an Answer

By Gretchen Reynolds

Almost everyone responds to the right exercise program, but the right program is not genetics-dependent.

U.S. Hits Another Record for New Coronavirus Cases

U.S. officials reported more than 59,880 cases on Thursday. Bolivia’s leader became Latin America’s third to be infected. The Malaysian police questioned Al Jazeera journalists over a documentary about the country’s lockdown.

Dogs May Be Good for Children’s Psychological Development

By Nicholas Bakalar

Compared to young children without dogs, those who had them were less likely to have conduct problems or problems relating to peers.

Technology Bridges the Gap to Better Sight

By Janet Morrissey

More than 6 million Americans have vision problems that cannot be corrected by glasses or contact lenses. Companies like IrisVision are creating headsets to help them see better.

Grave Shortages of P.P.E. Gear Flare Again as Covid Cases Surge

By Andrew Jacobs

Five months into the pandemic, the U.S. still hasn’t solved the problem. The dearth of supplies is affecting a broad array of health facilities, renewing pleas for White House intervention.