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Today β€” April 7th 2020NYT Science

Live Coronavirus News Updates

A senior White House official warned the Trump administration in January that a pandemic would cost millions of lives and trillions of dollars. Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, remains in intensive care. China reported its first day since January with no deaths.

Finally, Some Privacy: After 10 Years, Giant Pandas Mate in Shuttered Zoo

By Daniel Victor

It is by no means certain that cubs are on the way, but we’ll take good news where we can find it.

Spain’s Coronavirus Crisis Accelerated as Warnings Went Unheeded

By Raphael Minder

The Spanish epidemic has become a painful example of the tendency of one government after another to ignore the experiences of countries where the virus has already struck.

How’s the View From a Spinning Star?

By Randall Munroe

Stargazing is fun. Now try it at 43,000 miles per hour.

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.K. Prime Minister in I.C.U.; Infections Slow in New York; China Reports No Deaths

A senior White House official warned President Trump in January that a pandemic would cost millions of lives and trillions of dollars. Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, asked the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, to fill in “where necessary.”

Yesterday β€” April 6th 2020NYT Science

Great Barrier Reef Is Bleaching Again. It’s Getting More Widespread.

By Damien Cave

New data shows example after example of overheating and damage along the 1,500-mile natural wonder.

E. Margaret Burbidge, Astronomer Who Blazed Trails on Earth, Dies at 100

By Margalit Fox

She was denied access to a telescope because of her sex, but Dr. Burbidge forged ahead anyway, going on to make pathbreaking discoveries about the cosmos.

A Bronx Zoo Tiger Is Sick With Coronavirus. Your Cats Are Probably OK

By James Gorman

Scientists are still trying to understand which animals may be susceptible to the new coronavirus. Much is unknown, but there’s no evidence so far that pets can spread the virus to people.

William Frankland, Pioneering Allergist, Dies at 108

By Craig S. Smith

One of the top allergists of the 20th century, Dr. Frankland, who died of the coronavirus, helped legions of hay fever sneezers by publicizing pollen counts. Among his patients was Saddam Hussein.

What the Caribou Taught Me About Being Together, and Apart

By Caroline Van Hemert

Disappearing in the Arctic wilderness for half a year, a traveler discovered there is always a way forward.

Should You Breastfeed if You Have the Coronavirus?

By Christina Caron

Here’s how to navigate the emerging guidance on breastfeeding in a pandemic.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hospitals Run Low on Supplies as the U.S. Death Toll Nears 10,000

A government report found medical facilities stretched to capacity and in need of everything from ventilators to thermometers. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain was in the hospital. Japan will declare a state of emergency.

Ignoring Expert Opinion, Trump Again Promotes Use of Hydroxychloroquine

By Michael Crowley, Katie Thomas and Maggie Haberman

The president’s advocacy of the anti-malarial drug has created tensions in his administration, and fears among doctors that it could unnecessarily expose patients to risks.

Before yesterdayNYT Science

Trump Again Promotes Use of Unproven Anti-Malaria Drug; Deaths in Country May Be Undercounted

For the second straight day, the president pushed the use of hydroxychloroquine, which has not been proven to treat the coronavirus. Washington State is returning 400 ventilators to be redeployed to states in more dire need.